This Day in History: 1902-01-24

Jonathan Somers’ blacksmith and wheelright workshops in North Newcastle were totally destroyed by fire (origin unknown). Thomas Kingston’s adjoining workshop was also destroyed. The damage was estimated to be worth £5,000 and £300, respectively. Neither was insured.

Northam advertiser, 25 Jan. 1902, p.2.
Toodyay herald, 19 Feb. 1921, p.5.