This Day in History: 1891-04-30

Census returns for the District of Toodyay (1026 square miles): 2125 males, 1613 females, total 3738. Newcastle town had approx. 706 persons. The district had 708 houses. Noongar people in the Toodyay-Northam district: 173 persons.

Sources:
West Australian, (from WA government gazette), 1 May 1891, p.3; 7 Nov. 1891, p.10; 9 Dec. 1891, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.340.