Aboriginal Deaths Correspondence 1958 - 1960


National Archives of Australia E739 O15/1 Death Notifications of Death and General - Alice Springs 1958 - 1960 Paul Mackett Copyright P J Mackett, 2009 4. 2.1958 From Amaroo to Alice Springs Aged native Molly died saturday. 16. 1.1958 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female ward Nungarai aged approx 85 years. Request permission to bury. 6. 6.1958 From Mt Doreen to Alice Springs A Bindaboo male native aged 70 years or over died near Mt Singleton at 8.00am today. Natural causes. .1958 From Elkedra to Alice Springs Topsy Dinney aged about 15 months died 11 June. 20. 6.1958 From Warrabri to Alice Springs Reporting death Warrabri Settlement 19. 6.1958 about 5.30pm ward Marjorie Nungarai aged 12 months. Died in Camp. 23. 7.1958 From J P Long Superintendent Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs Male Child Charlie, aged 1 year , son of Anatari and Manguna died about last week at or near Bullocky Bore on Glen Helen Station. Also mentions Evangelist Colin. 7. 8.1958 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death of ward Wokalgari Jungarai at Yuendumu on 7. 8.1958. His father is Wally Jabaljari. 13. 8.1958 Death of baby born 8. 8.1958. Parents are Dick Jangala and Peggy Nabangardi. 15. 8.1958 From Alice Springs to Superintendent Long Haasts Bluff Mentions birth and death of infant at Haasts Bluff 26. 7.1958 and 27. 7.1958. Mentions death of Charlie at Bullocky Bore on 14. 7.1958. 18. 9.1958 From Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs Unnamed male child of Dorothy Naburula and Wiljuna Tjabananga died Cowell Soak camp early this morning. 22.10.1958 From Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs Ward Maggie aged 4 died today. Father Mungina Tjangama, mother Iljuna Nungara. 24.11.1958 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Winnie, aged 4 weeks, daughter of Ron and Annie died sunday 23.11.1958. 10.12.1958 From Hermannsburg to Alice Springs Infant twin Lindsay Fly passed away this morning. 30.12.1958 From Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs Adult female ward Puntjita died Raggetts Well this morning. 2. 1.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Baby Beth Nagamara, aged 15 months, died 5am this morning. 2. 1.1959 From Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs George alias Jimmy Tjangala, aged about 50 years, not in ROW, died thursday. 2. 1.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Douglas Jambijimba, aged 11 months, died 10.00am today 10. 1.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Bert Jabiljari, aged 2 months, died this morning. 22. 1.1959 From Ambalindum to Alice Springs Aged native Tim deceased today. 28. 1.1959 From Papunya to Alice Springs Female infant child Colleen, aged 4 months, daughter of McKinnon and Maiana, died 4.00pm tuesday 27. 1.1959. 21. 1.1959 From Alice Springs to Finke Details of Mick Doolan, deceased. 1. 2.1959 From Police Station Finke to Alice Springs Mick Doolan, deceased Fanny Doolan, wife Norman Doolan, son, aged 42 years Stanley Doolan, son, aged 40 years Joker Doolan, son, aged 26 years Huey Doolan, son, aged 23 years Details supplied by Joker Doolan. 11. 2.1959 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Maudie, aged 7 months, daughter of Ivy died 3.30pm today Undated Schedule of property belonging to Mick Doolan by William McCoy of Alice Springs Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Mick Doolan died 9.12.1958 at Finke Cash 216 pounds 11 shillings and nine pence, Director of Welfare Fanny Doolan, wife, 60 years Norman Doolan, son, aged 42 years Stanley Doolan, son, aged 40 years Joker Doolan, son, aged 26 years Hughie Doolan, son, aged 23 years 9. 3.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Baby Don Jaurula, aged approximately 2 years, died 8.00pm friday 6. 3.1959 13. 3.1959 From Santa Teresa to Alice Springs Lottie Mason, Aboriginal, aged about 80 years, died 12. 3.1959 pneumonia in the Mission Hospital. 21. 3.1959 From Tobermorey Station, Mt Isa to Alice Springs Aboriginal Puppa died at Tobermorey this morning. Appeared to be very old. 5. 5.1959 From Finke to Alice Springs Native Lily Kunguby died approximately 1.00am this morning. Buried 12.30pm. Old age. 11. 5.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death 8. 4.1959 ward Janie Nungerai aged approximately 70 years 8. 5.1959 Coroner Alice Springs Order for burial for Susan 8. 5.1959 From Papunya to Alice Springs Infant female ward Susan, 4 days old, died 5.00pm 7. 5.1959. Father is Jukatai, mother is Nabutja. 8. 5.1959 From Police Station Finke to Alice Springs Death of female Lily Kunguby at Finke on 5. 5.1959. 26. 5.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs 6 month old Kym Jabanardi died 6.30am this morning 28. 5.1959 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Appropriate forms wanted for deaths of Don Juburula, aged 2 years Janie Nungarai, aged 70 years Kym Jubungadi, aged 6 months 31. 5.1959 From Utopia Station to Alice Springs Death of Lame Peter on Utopia about 23. 5.1959. Quite old. 16. 6.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Jack Jabaljarri, old male, died 8.00pm 15. 6.1959 17. 6.1959 From Finke to Alice Springs Native Dolly Unda-Murra died Horseshoe Bend Station 5. 6.1959 17. 6.1959 Permission to bury Deceased infant Audrey who died 16. 6.1959. 23. 6.1959 From Papunya to Alice Springs Aged female ward Kantentjunga, aged about 67 years, died approximately 1.00pm 22. 6.1959 24. 6.1959 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Hospital Forms for Vianney Hayes who died in the Hospital on 20. 1.1959 29. 6.1959 From Papunya to Alice Springs Infant male ward Paddy, aged about 6 months, child of Rita and Bert Nananana, died approximately 2.00pm 27. 6.1959 Aged male ward Tjinapaunka, aged about 79 years, died 11.00am 28. 6.1959 6. 7.1959 From Finke to Alice Springs Native baby died suddenly on 5. 7.1959 at Mulga Park Station 7. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death male native Bullfrog Japananga, aged 72 years 7. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Judy Nungala 8. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Chloe Nambijimba ROW Page 12 9. 7.1959 From Anningie to Alice Springs Toby Bungada, aged approximately 65 years, died 7.30pm 7. 7.1959 Buried yesterday 13. 7.1959 From Jay Creek to Alice Springs Request permission to bury aged native Bob Konari who died 11. 7.1959 13. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Molly Nungarai, aged 68 years 13. 7.1959 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Permission to bury wards Lexon Jabanunga and Molly Nungarai. 10. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death male child (native) Lexon Jabanunga, aged 19 months 9. 7.1959 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Permission to bury ward Rennie Nabanga 17. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Mary Nabaljari, aged 65 years 18. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death male native child Jonathan Jabangardi, aged 12 months 23. 7.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Nambijimba, aged 70 years 24. 7.1959 From Papunya to Alice Springs Death aged female ward Puputa, aged approximately 70 years, died 6.00pm 23. 7.1959 6. 8.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native Martha Jaburula, aged 70 years 10. 8.1959 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death male infant born premature and stillborn. Mother Lorna Nabarula. 21. 8.1959 From Jay Creek to Alice Springs Permission to bury female ward Wanuna, aged 75 years died 21. 8.1959 22. 8.1959 From Jay Creek to Alice Springs Permission to bury female ward Dolley, aged 70 years, died 21. 8.1959 29. 9.1959 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Approval granted burial ward Billy 1.10.1959 From Alice Springs to Police Hatches Creek Permission granted burial deceased child 16.10.1959 From Finke to Alice Springs Native Yabba Yabba died 5.00pm yesterday at Finke 20.11.1959 From Henbury to Alice Springs Luny passed away 2.00pm this morning 20.12.1959 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Request permission to bury stillborn baby delivered last night. Mother Ruby. 29.12.1959 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Coroner authorises burial of Vera Nabaldjari 6. 1.1960 From Angas Downs to Alice Springs Baby Tripper, 6 months, passed away 1. 1.1960 Mother Anna, father Jimmy, reported by A Liddle 30. 1.1960 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Permission to bury baby Ann, father Johnny Wanari, mother Patricia, died 2.30am this morning 8. 3.1960 From Jay Creek to Alice Springs Permission to bury ward Annie, aged 75 years, died 7. 3.1960 4. 4.1960 From Finke River Mission to Alice Springs Re: Ward Mick Doolan Mick and Fanny were tribally married. Fanny is probably at Maryvale Station but on her way back to Horseshoe Bend. Norman and Joker are both living at Bungalow Reserve, Alice Springs. Hughie is working at Horseshoe Bend Station. Stanley is supposed to be at Abminga. 9. 4.1960 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death female native child Elizabeth Nabangardi, born 8. 6.1959 18. 5.1960 From Director of Welfare Female child Tyadin, aged 18 months, who was admitted to the Alice Springs Hospital from Giles on 16. 5.1960 died at 6.15am this morning. 19. 5.1960 From Finke to Alice Springs Female ward Maggie died 5.00pm. Buried Finke. 27. 4.1960 From Yuendumu to Alice Springs Death native Molly Nabaljari, born 1913. 27. 6.1960 From Glen Helen to Alice Springs Aged male native Huntem died yesterday, senile case, known to doctor 29. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Baby Connie died 28. 6.1960, mother Liddy, father Jack 29. 6.1960 From alice Springs to Ti Tree Station Child Janice died 1.30pm 29. 6.1960, mother Ivy, father Albert 30. 6.1960 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Baby Thelma died 29. 6.1960, please advise parents 2. 7.1960 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Stillborn male child died on 2. 7.1960, mother Tjungkai, father Kumantjara Undated From Director of Welfare Ward George Neale died at the Alice Springs Hospital on 1.10.1960 George Neale, Kwatja, Kamara, Aranda, born 1915, ROW p4 3.11.1960 From Director of Welfare Tennant Creek Child Barry Jangula died 27. 1.1960 at Warrabri Settlement aged 2 days. Father was Sugarbag Jack Jangala, mother was Maggie Nabangadi. 3.11.1960 From Papunya to Alice Springs Ward Wantjila Nungala, female, 67 years, died 17. 9.1960 senility 10.11.1960 From Alice Springs to Erldunda Station Partly completed forms for death and burial of Aboriginal Bumble. Need to be completed. 18.11.1960 From Director of Welfare Report of deaths Wantjila Nangala died 17. 9.1960 Alice Springs Hospital, from Papunya Stillborn child of Maisie Ebatarinja ROW p159 died 18.10.1960 Stillborn child of Audrey Nungarai ROW p264 died 2. 9.1960 Stillborn child of Tiny Bula ROW p68 died 26.10.1960 Pat Jagamara, daughter of Nellie and Peter, ex Yuendumu, died 3.11.1960 George Neale died 1.10.1960 15.11.1960 From Hooker Creek to Alice Springs Cookie Jambajimna, mother Bilooga, died yesterday. _______________________________________________________________________
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