This Day in History: 1870-11-08

Frank Henry Taunton was appointed Clerk to the Bench of Magistrates (Clerk of Court) and Postmaster at Newcastle, replacing Joseph Henry Cattell.

Perth gazette, 18 Nov. 1870, p.3.
Southworth, Geoff (compiler). Postmasters & postmistresses of Western Australia, 18291992.  Perth, The Western Australia Study Group, 1998, p.142.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974. p.238.