This Day in History: 1880-04-01

Octavius Burt (formerly Chief Clerk in the Surveyor Generals’ Office) was appointed the seventh Toodyay Resident Magistrate, succeeding Robert Fairbairn, who was transferred to the Vasse.

WA government gazette, 30 Mar. 1880, p.133.
West Australian, 2 April 1880, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.269.