This Day in History: 1873-12-04

The Dempster Bros. had bought the Toodyay (Drummond) Steam Mill, at Mill Farm, Toodyay, and were advertising they were prepared to grind. They probably bought Vine Cottage at the same time.

Perth gazette, 9 Jan. 1874, p.1.
Inquirer, 7 Jan. 1874, p.1.
Rica Erickson & Robyn Taylor. Toodyay homesteads. Hesperian Press, 2006, p.88.