This Day in History: 1867-11-09

The grave of blacksmith Thomas Slater (who died on 9 November) has the oldest dated headstone in the Toodyay Public Cemetery (formerly the Newcastle General Cemetery), on Telegraph Road, Toodyay.

Sources:
Headstone transcription.
Bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians. UWA Press, 1988, Vol. IV, p.2836.