This Day in History: 1842-04-01

The first regular mail service between settlements in the Colony was started. Toodyay had a weekly service from Guildford. N.E. (Nat) Shaw was the first contractor.

Perth gazette, 18 Dec. 1841, p.4; 12 Feb. 1842, p.4; 9 April 1842, p.4; 10 Sept. 1842, p.4.
Alf T. Thomas.  A history of Toodyay. Toodyay Road Board, 1949, p.29.