Event Ashton's Royal Arena
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Venue The Maitland Hotel, West Maitland, NSW
First Date 30 September 1854
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Ashton performs in: Triple horse act, The Wild Indian, A Dance of All Nations, and the tension cord. First night of Mr. Croft on the Roman Pillar. On this particular occasion Mr. Saville of the Theatre Royal Melbourne will sing The Ship on Fire and Black Bess.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Circus
Name Function Notes
Mr Faning Band Master
Mr Croft Circus Style Performer
Mr Howe Clown
T.H. Chappelle Compere ring master
W Hingler Equestrian
Isabella Irwin Equestrian
Mungo Mungo Equestrian Tight rope walker
Mr Saville Singer
Mrs Croft Tight-rope Walker
James Ashton Tour Manager Equestrian, proprieter
C Mathews Writer
Further Information Benefit of Ashton.
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper The Maitland Mercury (30/09/1854)
Mapping Hunter Project
Event Identifier 88328