This Day in History: 1889-11-02

The National Bank of Australasia set up an agency in Newcastle, first in James Thomas Wood’s cottage, then in one of Daniel Connor’s stores. The manager was W.S. Price. The agency was withdrawn in 1893.

Daily news, 29 Oct. 1989, p.3; 2 Feb. 1893, p.2.
West Australian, 2 Nov. 1889, p.2.
WA record, 14 Nov. 1889, p.7.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.319.