Barrett's Hotel (Wellington, N.Z.)

Barrett's Hotel (Lambton Quay, Wellington, N.Z.), Dicky Barrett's Hotel (Wellington, N.Z.), German Brown's Hotel (Wellington, N.Z.)

Thorndon's first pub, existed on Lambton Quay for 150 years. It was named after its first owner Richard (Dicky) Barrett. The first Barrett's Hotel was a two-storey prefabricated building erected in an unfinished state in early 1840 and situated at the northern end of Lambton Quay. It was opened for use in October 1840. Barrett, suffering from losses in his whaling business, gave up the hotel in 1841 and returned to Taranaki. The second Barrett's Hotel was situated at the southern end of Lambton Quay and was in place by 1844. Proprietors included Charles Suisted, Charles (German) Brown.

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Date: 1853 Ref: Eph-D-POLITICS-1853-02 Description: Arrangement of text. Lists Rhodes' backers as follows: Wm Hickson, Matthew Hammond, C W Schultze, J W M'Kaine, William Galpin, Thomas Phillips, George Crawfo...
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Panorama of Wellington, Port Nicholson, taken upon Thorndon Flat. Te Aro Flat, Wellington, from near Captain Sharpe's residence; Panorama taken from the top of Mount Victoria, Port Nicholson. Pictorial illustrations of New Zealand. [1847]. Drawn by S. C. Brees ... engraved by Henry Melville. Plate 22.
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870 Ref: PUBL-0020-22 Description: Three panoramic views of Wellington, between 1842 and 1845. The top view stretches across Thorndon Flat with Dr Evans' house on the left, a range of early ho...
Protest march in Wellington
Date: 1975 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-1267 Description: All frames were taken during a protest march through Wellington. The protesters are wearing masks, including one representing Robert Muldoon. Various placard...
Date: 1856 Ref: B-004-005 Description: Unfinished sketch from the slopes below the lower end of The Terrace, looking north down on Lambton Quay (the beach), close to Molesworth and Murphy Streets,...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm); New Zealand Press Agency; Squires, Francis Westbrooke, 1908-2002 Ref: G-822-2 Description: A panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship L...
Date: 1840 By: Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850 Ref: E-128-q-004 Description: View north along the beachline (Lambton Quay and Thorndon Quay) with houses and other buildings spread along the beach, a rowboat and three canoes drawn up. ...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 From: Nattrass, Luke 1803?-1875 :City of Wellington, New Zealand. 1841. [W. Richardson lithographer from a sketch by L. Nattrass. 2nd edition]. Wellington, McKee & Gamble [ca 1890] By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875 Ref: G-612-1 Description: The centre section of a three-part view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, drawn from on board the ship London. Shows part of the ...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm); Barnill, J (Mrs), active 1959 Ref: G-612/613 Description: Panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship Lon...
Date: 1854 By: Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885 Ref: D-018-003 Description: Shows John Plimmer's wharf and his warehouse, "Noah's Ark", built on the hulk of the wrecked barque "Inconstant". Shows also Barrett's hotel and people in t...
Date: Undated From: Ward, John Patrick, 1847?-1914 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11402-2 Description: Folder comprises a dinner menu for Barrett's Hotel in Wellington when the proprietor was Mr D Dalton, ca 1907. Also a goods list which records products, quan...
Date: [1947] By: Heron, George Charles, 1923-1972 Ref: qMS-0951 Description: Two brief articles Source of title - Title page Quantity: 1 volume(s) (16 leaves). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Typescript (28 cm; blue pam c...
Date: Feb 1846-31 Jan 1847 By: Cator, Charles, 1812-1848 Ref: MS-0491 Description: A day-to-day account of an early Wellington solicitor who dined regularly at Barrett's Hotel, was a member of the Britannia Club, took part in balls, cricket...
Date: 1842 - 1985 - 1845 By: Alexander Turnbull Library; Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865 Ref: C-086-1985-01 Description: Reproductions on a calendar of six coloured engravings by S C Brees, 1842-1845, from the Alexander Turnbull Library: Messrs Clifford and Vavasour's clearing;...
Date: [ca 1866] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district By: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 Ref: PA7-44-08 Description: View of the intersection of Lambton Quay and Charlotte Street (later known as Molesworth Street), Wellington. Photograph taken from the waterfront looking to...
Date: 1840 By: Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850 Ref: E-128-q-003 Description: A view from Charlotte Street (lower Molesworth Street) looking out to Wellington Harbour, with the side and back of Barrett's Hotel on the far left and the b...
Date: 1842 From: Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). Plate IV. By: Day & Haghe (Firm); Smith, Elder & Company; Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 Ref: B-110-056 Description: Left one-third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows houses along foreshore of Lambton Quay and Thorndon. Shows Tinakore [sic]...
Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [left-hand portion].
Date: 1842 From: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith. London, Smith Elder & Co, 1845. By: Day & Haghe (Firm); Smith, Elder & Company; Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 Ref: PUBL-0011-16-1 Description: Left one-third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows houses along foreshore of Lambton Quay and Thorndon. Shows Tinakore [sic]...
Vote for Waitt! An old colonist, the people's friend. Committee Room, Barrett's Hotel [1850s]
Date: 1850 - 1859 Ref: Eph-D-POLITICS-1850s-02 Description: Arrangement of text. The candidate may be Robert Waitt, 1817?-1866. Waitt is probably Robert Waitt, and the year may be 1853. See 'Wellington Independent', ...
Date: 1841 From: [Hilliard, George Richard] b 1801 :[Panorama of Port Nicholson 1841] Ref: C-012-005-4 Description: A detailed drawing showing the position of houses along the waterfront of Wellington and inscribed l to r Wakefield Club, Barrett's Hotel, Col. Wakefield. T...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm) Ref: A-220-001 Description: Panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship Lon...