This Day in History: 1949-07-18

A school bus service commenced in the Bolgart district, travelling a circular route of 26 miles, with a spur line of 8 miles. Bus contractor George McGovern brought 18 children to the Bolgart School, a number of whom had been on correspondence lessons.

Toodyay herald, 23 June 1949, p.5; 21 July 1949, p.3.
West Australian, 20 July 1949, p.8.
Rica Erickson. The Victoria Plains. Lamb Paterson, 1971, p.174.