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ⓘ Bolgart, Western Australia. Bolgart is a townsite north of Toodyay in Western Australia. It is in the Shire of Victoria Plains. The town derives its name from a ..



Bolgart, Western Australia
                                     

ⓘ Bolgart, Western Australia

Bolgart is a townsite north of Toodyay in Western Australia. It is in the Shire of Victoria Plains.

The town derives its name from a nearby spring. The spring was discovered and the name recorded by explorer George Fletcher Moore in 1836. The area was settled in the 1840s and one of the first settlers, J Scully, named his property Bolgart. The townsite was gazetted in 1909.

The name of the town is Aboriginal in origin and means place of water.

The town was struck by a magnitude 5.2 earthquake on 11 March 1952 followed by several aftershocks. The earthquake was felt as far away as Perth where taller buildings were rocked.

The reserves Drummond Nature Reserve and Bewmalling Nature Reserve are west and south west of this locality. The main industry in town is wheat farming with the town being a Cooperative Bulk Handling receival site.

A railway line runs through Bolgart, which was the terminus of the Newcastle–Bolgart Railway before it was extended to Miling and became the Clackline–Miling railway.

                                     
  • Newcastle Bolgart Railway was the second stage of the Clackline Miling railway. It was opened on 6 December 1909 by the Western Australian Premier Newton
  • Visitor Centre. Retrieved 27 February 2014. Western Australia Public Works Dept 1910 Newcastle - Bolgart Railway The Public Works Act 1902 Plan showing
  • line north from Toodyay, which was approved in 1914 and was extended from Bolgart to Calingiri in 1917 and further to Piawaning 10 km north of Yerecoin
  • population of 309. A northward extension of the railway line from Toodyay to Bolgart was planned in 1913, and was to terminate near Piawaning Spring. When the
  • Toodyay railway station was completed after the extension to Newcastle - Bolgart Railway was completed. Following the construction of the standard gauge
  • teaching on the southern coast of Western Australia Erickson requested and received a transfer to the school at Bolgart north of Toodyay in 1934. It was
  • South Ward two councillors Bolgart Calingiri Gillingarra Mogumber New Norcia Piawaning Waddington Yerecoin Australian Bureau of Statistics 27 June
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  • Nature Reserve is an A class nature reserve 10 kilometres west of Bolgart Western Australia Named after the botanist James Drummond, the reserve has 439
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  • George Leake, George Moore, and Richard Brown explored the Toodyay and Bolgart areas looking for land for Leake. The first title, identified as Avon Location
                                     
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