This Day in History: 1886-11-05

Miss E. Gilchrist was appointed postmistress and telegraphist, at Newcastle, replacing the late postmaster Mr. Richard Goldsmith Meares. Miss E. Watson was appointed assistant telegraphist, due to Miss Gilchrist’s promotion.

WA government gazette, 11 Nov. 1886, p. 695.
West Australian, 17 Nov. 1886, p.3.