This Day in History: 1836-09-16

1836 September 16-27: Governor Sir James Stirling led an expedition to the Toodyay Valley, where he quickly selected a grant later known as Deepdale (Avon Location 3).

He also stipulated that the future site for the township of Toodyay would be placed at the mouth of the Avon Valley.

Alison Cromb. The road to Toodyay. A. Cromb, 2016, p.43.
Perth gazette, 17 Sept. 1836, p. 765; 1 Oct. 1836, p.772.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp.24-25.