This Day in History: 1900-12-06

Acting Resident Magistrate for the Toodyay District, Alfred Napoleon Piesse, was permanently appointed to the position, and also Magistrate of the Newcastle, Victoria Plains and Moora Local Courts. Piesse was the last Toodyay Resident Magistrate, serving until Aug. 1902, when the position was abolished (merged with Northam and York).

Sources:
WA government gazette, 7 Dec, 1900, p.4581.
West Australian, 10 Dec. 1900, p.3.
Northam advertiser, 15 Dec. 1900, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, pp. 339, 342.