State Library of Queensland - Licensed Victuallers Index

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The names of holders of victuallers’ licenses (publicans) were printed in the Queensland Government Gazette from 1860-1914 on an annual basis. This index currently covers the period from July 1900 to July 1914. Transfer lists were printed as needed throughout the calendar year and entries included here until 1903, and occasionally to 1914. This index lists information that may be useful for family history or general history research, including names, dates, districts and hotel names.

Search the index at the State Library of Queensland in the Family History Indexes on One Search, the library catalogue:

The Queensland Government Gazette can be located in digitised [pdf format] to 1918 on Family History CD ROM, on microfilm at MFL 328.943 and on microfiche at FICHE/B 328.943 QUE on Level 3 of the State Library of Queensland at South Bank, Brisbane.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material is accessed and used in accordance with State Library's Protocols for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections.

Members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are advised that collections and records may contain names and images of deceased people.

Users should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.

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