This Day in History: 1837-01-02

In 1837, George Douglas Smythe did boundary surveys of town sites at old Toodyay and Bejoording, a ford across the Avon River and also a Water Reserve at Bolgart.

Rica Erickson & Robyn Taylor. Toodyay homesteads. Hesperian Press, 2006, p.6.
State Records Office of WA, Plans (Con 3848, Item Nos. Avon 09; Avon 15).