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Yarborough Inn was established at the south corner of Stewarts and Torquay Roads, Mount Duneed (now Armstrong Creek). A Mr Palmer, a former gamekeeper for the Earl of Yarborough in England, was the first person said to have run the inn. George Dodds became the first licensee in 1859 after unsuccessfully applying in 1858. He was refused a license as his premises were too small. He made a successful application in September 1859. Around 1960 it became known as the Yarborough Hotel. Dodds was followed by Adam Armstrong 1861 and 1862.
By the end of 1862 James Gleeson was the licensee. In May 1864 the business together with 60 acres of land was advertised for sale or to let. The lack of passing trade was the probable cause of this offer. There is no knowledge of an application for a license after this date although public meetings were held at the Yarborough Inn until 1871
After it closed it was transported to a site south of the Mount Duneed Cemetery in Williams Road to be used for a manse for the Presbyterian Church. As the church was never built, It was sold again to John Syrett of Grovedale. His son, John, was a station hand for Andrew White.