ToodyaYesterday essay: The old Duke Street School (1887) site, Toodyay

The old Duke Street School site (1887), Toodyay: a short history, by Beth Frayne.

Extract from Duidgeeana, the newsletter of the Toodyay Historical Society (Inc.), Issues No. 23/24, September-October, November-December 2011, pp. 7-12.

Photo caption: The Duke Street frontage, showing the 1900 addition across the front (east view). (Photo: B. Frayne, 2008)

A variety of functions from 1887 to 2011

This beautiful building at 6 Duke Street (Lot 255) has served the Toodyay community as a school (1887-1954), repertory club headquarters (1956-1964), church and meeting place (1964-2007) and a private home (2007 onwards). The school’s accessory buildings and the grounds have also been used for a variety of purposes over the years.

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