This Day in History: 1915-10-01

The Public Works Dept. accepted J.S. (Joseph Sidney) Bates of West Guildford’s tender to build the Bolgart State Hotel for the sum of £4,389. The hotel was designed in 1914 by the Government Chief Architect Hillson Beasley.

Toodyay herald, 11 Sept. 1915, p.2.
Daily news, 22 Sept. 1915, p. 4.
WA government gazette, 8 Oct. 1916, p. 3383.
Beasley plan drawing 1914, S399- cons1647 18181, State Records Office of Western Australia.