This Day in History: 1840-10-15

John Scully Esq. (settled at Bolgart) was appointed Resident Magistrate of the Toodyay District, on the resignation of Francis Whitfield Esq.

Sources:
WA government gazette, 16 Oct. 1840, p. [1].
Perth gazette, 17 Oct. 1840, p.4.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.44.
Alf T. Thomas.  A history of Toodyay. Toodyay Road Board, 1949, p.15.