This Day in History: 1858-04-01

Blacksmith Alexander Ferguson was the first person buried in Nardie Cemetery, located off Nardie Drive, alongside the Avon River, off the Northam-Toodyay Road, after its gazettal in 1856.

Sources:
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.135.
WA government gazette, 5 Aug. 1856, p. 1.