Daring robbery Mistletoe Hotel – Melbourne

On the night of the 11th of September 1879, a daring robbery was committed at the Mistletoe Hotel, Mackenzie-street, Melbourne, belonging to Mr. Charles Wright, who also conducts the Colosseum Hotel. Wright was away at the Colosseum, leaving his bed-room at the Misletoe locked up. During the evening the barmaid heard a noise in the […]

Daring robbery Mistletoe Hotel – Melbourne

On the night of the 11th of September 1879, a daring robbery was committed at the Mistletoe Hotel, Mackenzie-street, Melbourne, belonging to Mr. Charles Wright, who also conducts the Colosseum Hotel. Wright was away at the Colosseum, leaving his bed-room at the Misletoe locked up. During the evening the barmaid heard a noise in the […]

Mistletoe Hotel – Melbourne

Dr. Youl held an inquest at the Mistletoe Hotel, McKenzie street, Melbourne on the 2nd of October 1886, upon the body of a young man named Charles Davies, a clerk, who was found dead this morning at his lodgings, at Kenilworth. It appeared from the evidence that tho deceased had been drinking heavily for some […]

Mistletoe Hotel – Melbourne

Dr. Youl held an inquest on the 21st of August 1860 at the Mistletoe Hotel, McKenzie street, Melbourne on a child five months old, which was accidentally suffocated on the previous day by a piece of meat which had been given it to suck on going to bed. It was found dead in the bed. […]

Exciting archeological dig of Mistletoe Hotel – Melbourne

An exciting archeological dig is happening at the moment in McKenzie street, Melbourne of Mistletoe Hotel. For years a car park has been on the location of the hotel which opened in 1855. Recent construction work has unearthed the historic hotel and stables footing as well as the hotel’s Cellar. Over the next few days […]

Larrikins at the Mistletoe Hotel, Melbourne

Larrikins attack It was reported to the police on the 17th April 1875, by Charles Wright, of the Mistletoe Hotel, Mackenzie-street, Melbourne, that at about a quarter past 6 that evening, five larrikins called at the hotel, and demanded admittance, with a view to obtaining drink, but being refused, they kicked and battered the door, […]