This Day in History: 1911-11-06

At the final meeting of the Toodyay Municipal Council, the Town Clerk, Abraham James, Jnr., announced the results of the referendum of Toodyay town ratepayers on the merger of the Municipality with the Road Board District: 27 for and 13 against.  Cr. Victor George Counsel Riseley moved that the necessary steps be taken for the merger to take place.

Toodyay Municipal Council minutes, 6 Nov. 1911.
Newcastle herald, 11 Nov. 1911, p.2.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.356.