This Day in History: 1855-08-11

By this date, the foundations had been laid by ticket-of-leave men for Rev. Charles Harper’s parsonage Braybrook on glebe land (Lot 111) near the Toodyay Convict Hiring Depot.

Alison Cromb. The history of the Toodyay Convict Depot. A. Cromb, 2010, pp. 68-69.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.132.
Rica Erickson & Robyn Taylor. Toodyay homesteads. Hesperian Press, 2006, p.63.