This Day in History: 1926-07-21

The Avon River flooded, rising almost one foot above the handrail of the Newcastle Bridge, leading to North Toodyay. The bridge approaches were washed away and the water reached the steps of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church.

Toodyay herald, 24 July 1926, p.5.
West Australian, 22 July 1926, pp. 10, 15.
Northam advertiser, 28 July 1983, p.3.
Wally Chitty. Toodyay – the good old days. Hesperian Press, 2004, p.130.