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Fremantle: 1892

Discovery of gold at Coolgardie.

Commencement of the river harbour. November: first truck of stone was tipped at Rous Head by Lady Robinson.

Death of Joseph Johnston, of the Congregational Church.

Commencement of the construction of the Port Brewery in Beach St. It partially collapsed in 1893 causing one death and several injuries. It ceased to be a brewery in 1908 and was demolished c1963.

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