This Day in History: 1897-09-02

The second annual ploughing match of the Toodyay Valley Farmers’ Club was held at the ‘Hawthornden’ property, with the kind permission of owner Daniel Connor. Six different events were held. The winners were W. Beardman, James Cook, M. Lawler, J. Cousins, F. Leeder, W. Cousins

Northam advertiser, 1 Sept. 1897, p.3; 4 Sept. 1897, p.2; 8 Sept. 1897, p.2.