This Day in History: 1907-02-20

Mrs. Martin, caretaker and librarian of the Newcastle Mechanics’ Institute (now the Toodyay Public Library) for the past 21 years, retired as she was moving some distance from the town. The committee awarded her a £5 bonus and life membership.

Sources:
Newcastle herald, 9 Feb. 1907, p.5; 6 April 1907, p.6.