Gold Rush Days in Queensland Capeville out side Charter Towers.
Ah Pan, I would love to find out more about this man. One of my long lost relations.
Ah Pan was a Chinese publican at Capeville in the late 1960’s
In the 1868 Ah Pan and A.C.Bailey had hotels at Capeville.
In 1879 there was two hotels, the Exchange and Rickardson’s and in Chinatown Ah Pan was still running his hotel.
In 1879 there was a revival and the town grew to four European hotels, Ah Pan’s and Ah Ching’s Chinese Hotels . In 1883 Ah Pan held both the Capeville and the Royal Charter Hotels.
By 1887 there were four business only left, Ah Pan hotel, still remained in 1890.
Ah Pan died in 1886. his grave is still there
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Have a great day.