This Day in History: 1873-03-04

Due to the death of sitting Legislative Council Member James Drummond Jnr., a by-election was held for the seat of Toodyay. Charles Edward Dempster won the election, and held this seat until September 1874.

Inquirer, 19 Feb. 1873, p.2.
Perth gazette, 14 Mar. 1873, p.3;
WA government gazette, 11 Mar. 1873, p.56.
Alf T. Thomas.  A history of Toodyay. Toodyay Road Board, 1949, p.17.