This Day in History: 1859-12-31

The District of Toodyay census (included Victoria Plains and Northam districts) included the following population statistics for adults aged over 15 years (not including military personnel and convicts): 498 females, 1029 males, with a total of 1,527 persons.

Perth gazette, 25 May 1860, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp.159, 163-164.