This Day in History: 1950-10-02

1950 October: Industrial Extracts Ltd. offered Dutch immigrant Jack (Johan Jacob) Holzmann the contract to build 7 houses near the extracts factory site, on the Toodyay-Northam Road. Holzmann had already renovated the old boarding house in Toodyay for the company. He later built more houses for the company in Stirling Terrace, Toodyay.

Toodyay herald, 12 June 1952, p.1.