ORESOME TIMES - Including West Coast Cemetery Headstones
 
 WARATAH PUBS
                                                                            
Bischoff Hotel            
 Jesse Wiseman 1879
                                                                     William Lawson 1880–82
Henry Byrne 1883
Mary Byrne 1884–85
Peter Murray 1886–87
Robert W Alford 1888–91
JJ Rumpff 1892
Annie Proctor 1893
RW (Robert) Lowe 1894–99
John M Crawford 1900
Frank Crawford 1901–02
(Bischoff Hotel burnt down 1902)
David Colegrave 1903–07
(Bischoff Hotel burnt down 1909)
Arthur Walton Illingworth 1908–18
HM Illingworth 1919–21
William Hannah 1922–23
Chas Turner jnr 1924
Adolphus Henry Young jnr 1925–29
Raymond Francis Whyman 1930–52
Phillip Elvin? Brown 1952
Lloyd Clifford Bonney 1954
Reginald Allford 1955
 
 
(Above and below)
Original Bischoff Hotel c1894-1899
(burnt down 1902)

 
 
 
 
 
Final Bischoff Hotel built 1909 (right)
JH Robinson photo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wood chopping matches were a popular activity at the Bischoff
Hotel (below). Former Warden David Jones is on the far left.
 
 
 
Waratah Hotel
 
Keeping the licence alive after the original
Waratah Hotel was burnt down in 1885 (above)
 
2nd Waratah Hotel (below) without full-length veranda c1902-09
2nd Waratah Hotel with veranda c1921 (above)
JH Robinson photo
 
2nd Waratah Hotel burnt down 1926 (above)
Bischoff Hotel in background 
JH Robinson photo
 
Final Waratah Hotel c1940s (below left)
JH Robinson photo
 
 
Waratah Hotel licencees
Thomas Hickson 1877
WJ Thrower 1878–79
Roger Secombe Tucker 1881–82
William Ryan 1883–84
WH Jones 1885
(Waratah Hotel burnt August 1885)
William Lawson 1888–94
George Alexander 1895–89
Edward Lynch 1900–01
James G Mitchell 1902
Peter E Karlson 1903–04
Walter E Tatlow 1905
Thos Jas Atkins 1906–19
Peter Albert Atkins 1920–23
George Thomas Kennedy 1924–25
Waratah Hotel burnt March 1926)
Eliza Jane Atkins 1926–31
Edward Matthew Cooney 1932–33
Mary Julia Cooney 1933
John Reardon 1934
Edward Allan 1935–36
Albert Leonard Jones 1937–45
Edward Allan 1945–46
Henry Joseph Vollus 1947–49
Edward Henry Yaxley 1950
Stanley Frederick Hurst 1950–52
Mary Webster 1953
Henry Cecil Webster 1955
(Waratah Hotel unlicensed when burnt May 1958)
 
 
Pearce’s Hotel, Waratah
James Pearce 1881–87
 
 
Belmont Temperance Hotel, Waratah  (unlicensed) 
Frederick Joseph James Saddington 1883
 
 
Belmont Hotel, Waratah (licensed)
Margaret Lynch 1884
Thos Carroll 1885–87
Thomas B Curtis 1888
Thomas King jnr 1889–90
George Alexander 1891–93
AP Lucas 1894