Sir John Coode visits the colony to report on harbour construction.
29 June. Railway to York opened.
1 October. Telegraph line to Roebourne opened.
Scots Church established, with services conducted by a lay preacher until the arrival of the first settled minister, the Rev. Robert Hanlin.
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