This Day in History: 1845-07-13

Johnston Drummond, James Drummond Snr.’s son, died after being speared by a Noongar man, and was buried on the family property ‘Hawthornden’, north of old Toodyay, in the Toodyay Valley.

Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.173.
Rica Erickson. The Drummonds of Hawthornden. Lamb Paterson, 1969, p.105.