This Day in History: 1910-05-06

The name of Newcastle was changed to Toodyay, and old Toodyay to West Toodyay. The Municipality of Newcastle became the Municipality of Toodyay.

The Newcastle Herald editor: “Some people will forget where they live.”

WA government gazette, 6 May 1910, p.1043.
Newcastle herald, 14 May 1910, pp. 2, 7.
West Australian, 9 June 1910, p.4.