This Day in History: 1919-05-31

The Toodyay Road Board agreed to give Gilberts’ Limited (Perth) the concession to install and run an electric lighting plant in the flour mill in Toodyay, after residents at a public meeting agreed to the proposed scheme as long as the power was supplied at a reasonable rate.

Toodyay herald, 24 May 1919, p.4; 31 May 1919, p.4; 7 June 1919, p.5.
Alf T. Thomas.  A history of Toodyay. Toodyay Road Board, 1949, p.22.