This Day in History: 1863-08-22

Chief Warder Thomas Paisley took charge of the Toodyay Convict Hiring Depot. He served in this position until August 1871.

David J. Barker. Warders and gaolers: a dictionary of Western Australian prison officers, 1829-1879. WAGS, 2000, p.164.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, p.171.