This Day in History: 1854-11-24

Wesleyan Missionary the Rev. John Smithies, from York, held the first recorded Wesleyan services in the old Toodyay district; in old Toodyay (twice) and at Mr Drummond’s (Snr.?), in a single day visit.

Perth gazette, 1 Dec. 1854, p.3.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp.128-129.
Toodyay herald, Feb. 2005, p.32.