This Day in History: 1881-03-19

A petition signed by 730 people in the Toodyay district was presented to Governor William Cleaver Francis Robinson asking him to reconsider the merits of the Chittering route as against the favoured Chidlow’s Well route for the proposed Eastern Railway.

Sources:
West Australian, 22 Mar. 1881, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.278.