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.

Sources:
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.