This Day in History: 1855-06-11

Robert De Burgh, the Senior Assistant Superintendent of the Toodyay Depot, resigned his charge. William S. Moneypenny, recently stationed at the Claisebrook Depot then at Bunbury, was appointed to replace De Burgh. Moneypenny remained in charge until Sept. 1856.

Sources:
Perth gazette, 6 July 1855, p.2.
David J. Barker. Warders and gaolers: a dictionary of Western Australian prison officers, 1829-1879. WAGS, 2000, pp. 52, 153.