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 […]

MURDER THREAT ALLEGED

On This Day – November 29, 1946 A young returned soldier who is alleged to have chased and threatened to kill his former fiancee with a Japanese Samurai sword, was committed for trial in the Fourth District Court yesterday.  Charles Francis Wright (22) docker and painter. Spencer St., West Melbourne, was charged with having entered […]

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 […]

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, […]

On This Day – November 29, 1946

EAST MELBOURNE MURDER THREAT ALLEGED A young returned soldier who is alleged to have chased and threatened to kill his former fiancee with a Japanese Samurai sword, was committed for trial in the Fourth District Court yesterday.  Charles Francis Wright (22) docker and painter. Spencer St., West Melbourne, was charged with having entered a dwelling […]