This Day in History: 1862-05-09

The Lord Bishop of Perth, Mathew Blagden Hale, opened and consecrated the Anglican St. Stephen’s Church at Newcastle.

Perth gazette, 11 April 1862, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.173.
Robyn Taylor & Ronald Bodycoat. St. Stephen’s Church, Toodyay, Western Australia: conservation plan. May 2006, p.18.