This Day in History: 1867-01-01

Joseph Taylor Monger transferred ¼ acre (40 perches) of his land (Lot S8), on New Road, Newcastle, to the Rev. Charles Harper and Resident Magistrate William John Clifton, in trust for a Mechanics’ Institute, Library, Reading Room, etc. The transfer was registered on 20 May 1869.

Land title (BVI/2711, p.427).