This Day in History: 1937-09-11

The Toodyay Road Board employed Ivan Bishop to cut timber, mostly tea-tree and some flooded gum, out of the Avon River bed, over an area of 72 ½ acres, 3 chains above Connor Bridge to 5 chains below Newcastle Bridge.

Sources:
Toodyay herald, 6 Aug. 1937, p.8, 20 Aug. 1937, p.1, 17 Sept. 1937, p.1.
Wally Chitty. Toodyay – the good old days. Hesperian Press, 2004, p.134.