This Day in History: 1882-03-07

Reserve No. 529 (100 acres) on the road from Guildford to Newcastle at Tea-Tree Swamp, which included the Belaring Spring, was gazetted as a ‘Watering and Stopping Place for Teams’, to provide facilities for bullock and horse teams used to haul supplies.

WA government gazette, 7 Mar. 1882, p.98.
Nature reserves of the Shire of Toodyay, by Susan A. Moore et al. Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, Perth, 1985, p.25.