This Day in History: 1849-09-23

Charles Harper was ordained as a minister of the Church of England in Adelaide, South Australia (returning to Perth in November).

Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.81.
Colony of Western Australia. Perth, W.A., Colonial Secretary’s Office, 1859 (Harper was appointed September 1849).