York 1831 – A rich past and prosperous future awaits

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97km
from Perth, Western Australia

History

With the ballooning population of the then Swan River Settlement in the early 1800’s, it became evident and of an urgent nature to find suitable land for the growing of crops needed to provide much necessary food.

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Generations

Well known Western Australian identities were drawn to York including Rivett Henry Bland and the Reverend J. B. Wittenoom.

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Architecture & Noteworthy Buildings

It was during the period 1885 to 1900 that most of the town’s impressive buildings were constructed.

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