This Day in History: 1906-01-16

The Bolgart Estate (Midland Lot 1832, former Midland Railway Company land, bought by the Government from W.H. Bond) was thrown open for selection. Lots 1-17 and 19 were available, ranging in size from 200 to 900 acres.

Newcastle herald, 6 Jan. 1906, p.6.
Rica Erickson. The Victoria Plains. Lamb Paterson, 1971, p.92.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.347.