This Day in History: 1849-11-30

Resident Magistrate Frederick Slade conducted the District of Toodyay census: 58 dwellings, 360 settlers (men, women and children). NB The District of Toodyay was a large area, from Morby Farm, near Northam, to Berkshire Valley, north of Moora.

Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp. 82, 87.
Rica Erickson & Robyn Taylor. Toodyay homesteads. Hesperian Press, 2006, pp. 6, 165-169.