This Day in History: 1890-12-19

Barnard Drummond Clarkson was elected to the new Legislative Assembly, representing the Toodyay district, one of thirty electoral districts.

He remained the MLA for Toodyay until November 1897. George Shenton was elected as the Toodyay member for the new Legislative Council.

Sources:
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp.303-304.
Rica Erickson & Robyn Taylor. Toodyay homesteads. Hesperian Press, 2006, p.83.
WA Parliament Members’ Biographical Register: https://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/parliament/library/MPHistoricalData.nsf/(Lookup)/58629FECD9D3168E482577E50028A56E?OpenDocument