This Day in History: 1857-08-19

Local old Toodyay settler John Davidson bought Lot 69 (10 acres with a cottage) and the adjacent Lot R1 (1 ½ acres), being the first Toodyay Convict Hiring Depot sites, from the Government for £116.

Alison Cromb. The history of the Toodyay Convict Depot. A. Cromb, 2010, p.38.