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.

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