This Day in History: 1862-05-07

The Lord Bishop of Perth, Mathew Blagden Hale, consecrated the Anglican St. Saviour’s Church at Katrine.

Sources:
Perth gazette, 2 May 1862, p.2.
West Australian, 21 Sept. 1933, p.10.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.173.
Donald Garden. Northam: an Avon Valley history. OUP, 1979, p.104.
Northam and Districts Historical Society website (viewed 17 August 2021): http://www.northamhistory.org/thehistory.htm