Aboriginal Deaths Correspondence 1954 - 1958


National Archives of Australia CRS E79 Item O16 Aboriginal Deaths Correspondence 1954 - 1958 Paul Mackett Copyright P J Mackett, 2009 14. 7.1954 To Stirling Station from Alice Springs Death of lubra Rosie circa 9. 7.1954 16. 7.1954 To Native Affairs Darwin from Alice Springs Death of Aborigine Rosalibe Wyba-Nullingath at McArthur River Station on 30. 5.1954 16. 7.1954 To Native Affairs Darwin from Alice Springs Death of Aborigine Annie Abinder at McArthur River Station on 23. 6.1954 16. 7.1954 Statement concerning death of Mose at Hermannsburg Died 6. 7.1954 at Hermannsburg. He was blind. 25. 6.1954 Report on death of baby Sonny Alister Scrutton at Yuendumu. Died at Yuendumu 24. 6.1954 minutes after being brought in from Napperby Station. Born 30. 5.1954. Father is Joe Scrutton H/C. 23. 7.1954 To Crown Law Office from Alice Springs Coroners Inquests unnecessary for deaths of Mose Sonny Alister Scrutton Rosie Inoorki Illegible From Stirling Station from Alice Springs Lubra Rosie died yesterday, senile decay. 6. 8.1954 To Crown Law Office from Alice Springs Coroners Inquest unnecessary for death of Gordon Djambidjinba. 2. 8.1954 Report on death of baby Gordon Djambidjinba at Yuendumu Gordon Djambidjinba aged 15 months died 2. 8.1954 at Yuendumu. 12. 8.1954 To Alcoota Station from Alice Springs Flying Doctor Service notified Alice Springs that an aged native woman died at Alcoota 13. 8.1954 To Phillip Creek Native Settlement from Alice Springs Death of male Aboriginal child Dennis on 4. 8.1954 at Tennant Creek Hospital. 18. 8.1954 To Crown Law Department from Alice Springs Coroners Inquests unnecessary inro deaths of Okinja and Takura. 16. 8.1954 Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Takura, 58 years, female, died 16. 6.1954 Haasts Bluff Hospital 31. 7.1954 Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Okinja, aged 3 years, male, died at Alkipi Camp about 35 miles from the Settlement. Death reported by Aboriginal Ngamararie. The parents of the child immediately went bush and Ngamararie and two other boys, Johnny and Talbonba buried it. 4. 8.1954 Statement by Jimmy Agnauara Jimmy Agnauara lives near Aileron Station. About 10 dys ago an old woman Molly Iridja died. ' That same day she die Jack Albaua, Johnnie Ungara and myself been take her about one mile away in the spinifex country near that eagle hawk dreaming (MT Boothby). Johnnie been dig hole and we been put her longa inside and cover up that hole with bushes. We been go back longa camp then. Next day we been go back and cover him up all about properly gotten dirt.' 26. 7.1954 From MacDonald Downs to Alice Springs Refers to death of Aboriginal Sally, wife of Aborigine David. Buried by her own people according to tribal custom. Letter from C O Chalmers. 26. 7.1954 From MacDonald Downs Female Aborigine Sally, aged 35 years, wife of Aborigine David, died 17. 6.1954 from premature childbirth. 30. 7.1954 Report of Death at Yuendumu George Djabanangga, aged approx 82 years, died 29. 7.1954 in the Yuendumu Hospital. 30. 7.1954 From Department of Health Alice Springs to the Coroner Alice Springs Post mortem carried out on the body of Aboriginal child Brian. 29. 7.1954 From Police Station Hatches Creek to OIC Southern Division Death of Charlie Choolum at Fence Hole on 21. 7.1954 Charlie had been camped at Fence Hole with Tim Chuggadi and Tim's son Billy Chubiad. No suspicious circumstances. 21. 8.1954 From Yuendumu Settlement to Alice Springs Death of Aboriginal child Hazel Nabanunga age 5 years at Yuendumu on 18. 8.1954. 31. 8.1954 Report on death of native at Yuendumu Settlement Jack Djabanardi, aged 64 years, died 5. 8.1954. 31. 8.1954 From Alcoota Station to Alice Springs Death of Rosie, mother of Mirandi Mick. Very old woman. 1. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to Crown Law Officer Attached please find schedule of Coroners inquest deemed unnecessary. Followed by an number of 'Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates' as follows 16. 7.1954 Gunyada from Palmer Valley 23. 8.1954 Commodore ex Todd River Station 26. 7.1954 Francis from Palmer Valley 29. 7.1954 Michael 29. 7.1954 From Aileron to Alice Springs Death of an aged lubra Molley, mother of Johnnie. Buried by old Jack and Tom about 4 or 5 days ago. 23. 8.1954 From Alice Springs Hospital to NAB Alice Springs Kuntari died 10. 8.1954 in Hassts Bluff Hospital. Post mortem carried out 13. 8.1954 at Haasts Bluff. 6. 7.1954 Information Form Death Deceased Name Aboriginal Daisy Occupation Camp Dweller Residence Manangoora Station Died 20. 5.1954 Sex Female Age Approx 50 years Father Bush Native Mother Unknown Buried 20. 5.1954 Manangoora Station Certified A Anderson Clergyman Aboriginal rites Undertaker Tribal relatives Witnesses Tribal relatives Born Robinson River area Married To Aboriginal Jerry Children Son Jerry, only child Previous marriage To Aboriginal John, deceased, no children Registered I Frazer-Allen, Protector of Aboriginals Borroloola, 6. 7.1954 Witness M L Scott 2. 8.1954 From Police Rankine River to Police Alice Springs Death of Aboriginal Big May at Alroy Downs Station on 30. 7.1954 2. 8.1954 Report of Death for Superintendent by Police Rankine River Big May (Yooralyn) Aboriginal, aged about 53 years, died 30. 7.1954 at Alroy Downs Station. Station informed by Aboriginal Dinah. Buried at Alroy Downs Aboriginal burial ground. 16. 7.1954 Report of Death for Superintendent by Police Anthony Lagoon Aboriginal Daisy, aged about 50 years, died 20. 5.1954 Manangoora Station. Removed to tribal burial ground. 30. 7.1954 Form of Information of Death District Rankine River Place of Death Alroy Downs Station Usual Residence Alroy Downs Station Date of Death 30. 7.1954 Name Big May (Yooralyn) Aboriginal Occupation Nil Sex Female Age About 53 years Father Old Billy, Aboriginal, deceased Mother Unknown, deceased Buried 31. 7.1954 Certified G Lewis, Coroner Clergyman Nil Undertaker G Clair & Alroy Downs Abos. Witnesses G Clair, Abos. Killrain, Hector, Kitty, Nina Born Alroy Downs Station Married About 1921 at Alroy Downs Station to Killrain Aboriginal Children Kittym Nina, Roy, Hector, ages unknown Previous marriage Nil Registered 30. 7.1954 Witness J Deviney 10. 8.1954 Form of Information of Death District North Australia Place of Death Brunette Downs Usual Residence Brunette Downs Station Date of Death 28. 7.1954 Name Aboriginal George Occupation Child Sex Male Age 2 1/2 months Father Aboriginal Dan Bitti-goor-angi-onnu, station hand Mother Aboriginal Queenie Cudgin-Crauna Buried 29. 7.1954 Brunette Downs Station Certified E W Barnes Clergyman Tribal rites Undertaker Aboriginal relatives Witnesses Aboriginals Dick and Sandy Born Brunette Downs Married Children Previous marriage Registered 10. 8.1954 16. 8.1954 From Phillip Creek to Alice Springs Re Death of Aboriginal child Dennis 4. 8.1954 13. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to Utopia Station Female Aboriginal Lilly, who was formerly resident at Utopia Station died on 1. 9.1954 at the Alice Springs Hospital. 10. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to Todd River Station Male Aboriginal Commodou, who was formerly resident at Todd River Station died on 23. 8.1954 at the Alice Springs Hospital. 13. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to Henbury Station Male Aboriginal child Peter who was formerly resident at Henbury Station died on 20. 8.1954 at the Alice Springs Hospital. 4. 9.1954 Statement concerning death of Aboriginal Freda at Hermannsburg 24. 8.1954. Freda was aged 2 years and 8 months. 22. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to Crown Law Officer Darwin Freda died at Hermannsburg on 24. 8.1954. Jack Pullittacarrie died at Ti Tree on 18. 8.1954. 22. 9.1954 From tempe Downs Station to Alice Springs Minnie died on 6. 9.1954 aged about 70 years. Mother of Jack Coulter. 27. 9.1954 From Alice Springs to NAB Darwin Ronnie born 15. 7.1954 at Calvert Hills. Ben born 15. 7.1954 at Calvert Hills and died 17. 7.1954 at Calvert Hills 8. 9.1954 From Areyonga to Alice Springs Male Aboriginal baby Poonkula died 1. 9.1954 at Areyonga. Approximately 2 hours old. 25. 8.1954 From Alice Springs Hospital to Coroner Alice Springs Bond Springs Jack deal on arrival at Alice Springs Hospital on 11. 7.1954. 18.10.1954 From Alice Springs to NAB Darwin Death of female Aboriginal Liddy Inga-Binna on 9. 9.1954 at Brunette Downs. 11. 9.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Len McCormack 20. 8.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Baby Peter from Henbury 7.10.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Dinah's baby 5. 8.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Pic. dennis (Aboriginal) 17. 9.1954 Form of Information of Death District Southern Place of Death Harts Range Usual Residence Plenty River Date of Death 10. 8.1954 approximately Name Lucy Occupation Housewife Sex Female Age Approx 45 years Father Unknown Mother Deceased Buried Approx 10. 8.1954 Disputed Mine Harts Range Certified Abo Jennie Nyetta Clergyman Nil Undertaker Jennie Nyetta Witnesses Abo Rosie Lorinda Born Plenty River Harts Range Married to Abo Wogeye at Plenty River when aged about 35 years Children Russell aged 6 years and Bessie aged 9 years Previous marriage Nil Registered 17. 9.1954 1.10.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Baby Rosalie from Yuendumu 5.10.1954 Form of Information of Death District Finke Place of Death Finke Usual Residence Finke Date of Death 4.10.1954 Name Judy Occupation Aged and Infirm Sex Female Age Approx 90 years Father Unknown Mother Unknown Buried 4.10.1954 Finke Certified F J Colson JP Clergyman Nil Undertaker Tribal burial Witnesses Albert, Topsy, Rosie, Minnie, Johnny, Tommy Born Ernabella district Married Married to Billy at Ernabella Children Freddie, nothing else known Previous marriage Registered 5.10.1954 21.10.1954 From Alice Springs to Phillip Creek Need Certificate of Burial for Aborigine Dennis who died at Phillip Creek on 4. 8.1954. 29.10.1954 From Alice Springs to Hamilton Downs Station The male Aboriginal child who was formerly from Hamilton Downs Station died at Alice Springs Hospital on 25.10.1954. 29.10.1954 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Aborigine Riedel who was formerly resident at Finke River Mission died at Alice Springs Hospital on 25.10.1954. 29.10.1954 From Alice Springs to Tempe Downs Station Male Aborigine Jimmy who was formerly from Tempe Downs Station died at Alice Springs Hospital on 20.10.1954. 2.11.1954 From Alice Springs to NAB Darwin Enclosed are Forms of Information of Death for Dennis, male, died 4. 8.1954 Jimmy Dress, male, died 14. 9.1954 Winnie Nungarai, female, died 17.10.1954 McGowan, male, died 17. 1.1954 Also is enclosed a Form of Information of Birth for Norman, male, born 14.10.1954. 8.11.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Daisy Rice 17.11.1954 From Alice Springs to NAB Darwin Victor Cowulga, Aborigine, of Alexandria Station, died 14. 9.1954 26.11.1954 From Alice Springs to NAB Darwin Enclosed is Form of Information of Death for Aboriginal child Norman who died 19.11.1954 20.11.1954 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death On plane Yuendumu to Alice Springs Usual Residence Yuendumu Date of Death 1.10.1954 Name Rosalie Nabananga Occupation Aboriginal Sex Female Age 11 weeks Father Tim Djabananga Mother Uni Nambidjimba Buried Certified Clergyman Undertaker Witnesses Born Native Settlement Yuendumu Married Children Previous marriage Registered 20.11.1954 2.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Narwietooma Station Baby Bobbie, aged 2 months, formerly of Naewietooma Station died at Alice Springs Hospital on 27.11.1954 3.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Hamilton Downs Station Child Johnnie Johnson aged 14 days formerly of Hamilton Downs Station died at Alice Springs Hospital on 24.10.1954. 8.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Aboriginal child Joan aged 18 months died at Alice Springs Hospital on 28.11.1954. 14.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Phillip Creek Child Dennis died at Phillip Creek on 4. 8.1954 Parents were Battery George and Lily Nabarula. 25.10.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Johnny Johnson from Hamilton Downs 17.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Horseshoe Bend Station Aboriginal female Hattie or Hatty died at Horshoe Bend Station on 15.12.1954. 17.12.1954 From Alice Springs to Welfare Branch Darwin Various forms relating to death of Aboriginal Nipper on 21.11.1954. He was a resident of Rockhampton Downs Station. 28.11.1954 Medical Practitioner's Notification of Signing Certificates Diane ? aged about 3 months 6.12.1954 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Pupanja Bore Haasts Bluff Usual Residence Haasts Bluff Date of Death 24.11.1954 Name Kunkai Occupation Child Sex Female Age 21 months Father Nananana Takamara Mother Rita Napaltjeri Buried Pupanja Bore Haasts Bluff Certified Abo Kurkardi and Abo Nabula Clergyman Undertaker Witnesses Born Entapakata Camp Haasts Bluff Married Children Previous marriage Registered 6.12.1954 Witness Abo Mekini, brother ? Haasts Bluff 6. 1.1955 Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Child's name given as Kunkaia Napurula age 1 year 9 months, female. Died 24.11.1954 Undated To Macumba Station via Oodnadatta S.A. Child Audrey, daughter of Abo Nellie, died 8. 1.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. 19.12.1954 From Police Harts Range to OIC Southern Division Death of Aboriginal Nardoo @ Nandoo at Lucy Creek Station. Mentions Aboriginal Wogeye as a witness. Death on 5.12.1955. 19.12.1954 Form of Information of Death District Southern Place of Death Lucy Creek Station Usual Residence Lucy Creek Station Date of Death 5.12.1954 Name Nardoo or Nandoo Occupation Stockman Sex Male Age Approx 45 years Father Mother Buried 5.12.1954 Lucy Creek Station Certified Horace Brown Clergyman Undertaker Horace Brown Witnesses Alfred Isaacson and Abo Wogeye Born Tobermorey Married Children Previous marriage Registered 19.12.1954 18. 1.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Yuendumu Usual Residence Native Settlement Yuendumu Date of Death 15. 1.1955 Name Kevin Djabangadi Occupation Sex Male Age 7 1/2 months Father Paddy Jabanaga Mother Lucy Naburula Buried 15. 1.1955 Yuendumu Certified M J Newham Clergyman Rev Evans Baptist Undertaker M J Newham Witnesses Rev Evans, Sister Brooks, M Meggett Born Yuendumu Married Children Previous marriage Registered 18. 1.1955 2. 2.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Alice Springs Usual Residence Tempe Downs Station Date of Death 19.10.1954 Name Jimmy Occupation Aboriginal Sex Male Age 45 years Father Unknown Mother Unknown Buried 20.10.1954 Alice Springs Certified Dudley van Senden Clergyman Undertaker Dudley van Senden Witnesses S Corby, A Satour? Born Tempe Downs Station Married Children Previous marriage Registered 2. 2.1955 4. 2.1955 From Alice Springs to Elkedra Station Aboriginal child Bruce died on 2. 2.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. 10. 2.1955 From Alice Springs to Maryvale Station Aboriginal child died at Maryvale Station some weeks ago. 3. 2.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Yuendumu Usual Residence Yuendumu Native Settlement Date of Death 3. 2.1955 Name Dubarthy Nabangadi aka Topsy Occupation Aboriginal Sex Female Age 2 1/2 years Father Cowboy (Conroy ?) Djabanaga Mother Kitty Naburula Buried 3. 2.1955 Yuendumu Certified D A Brooks Clergyman Rev Evans, Baptist Undertaker D A Brooks Witnesses Rev Evans, Sister Hannah, D A Brooks Born Hooker Creek Married Children Previous marriage Registered 3. 2.1955 14. 3.1955 From Alice Springs to Anningie Station Aboriginal Rowley or Riley died 27. 2.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. 14. 4.1955 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Aboriginal Jingles, resident of Alroy Downs Station, died on 18.12.1954. 14. 4.1955 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Child Marjorie Nambajimba died on 1. 4.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital 29. 4.1955 From Alice Springs to Hermannsburg Mission Fanny, wife of Jimmy Long, died on 16. 4.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital 10. 5.1955 From Alice Springs to Ross River Sawmill N.T. Aboriginal child Peter died at Alice Springs Hospital. 12. 5.1955 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Hospital Death of Sue Nagamara aged 15 1/2 months on 12. 5.1955 at Yuendumu Native Settlement. Undated From Coroner authorizing post mortem on Peter (Native) aged 2 months at Alice Springs. 29. 4.1955 Order for burial of Peter, Native of Gilbert River, aged 2 months 29. 4.1955 From Medical Superintendent Alice Springs to Coroner Alice Springs Post mortem carried out on child Peter who died on 27. 4.1955 at Ross River. 8. 6.1955 From Alice Springs to Patrol Officer McCoy Death of lubra Winnie at Narwietooma Station. Husband was Willie. She had two children, one aged 6 - 8 years and one a baby unable to walk. She had not lived at Narwietooma for any length of time. She was buried in the bush. 17. 6.1955 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff No details have been received about the following events Unnamed male born 2. 4.1955, parents Paddy and Elsie Unnamed male born 20. 4.1955, parents Frank and Miana Unnamed male died 26. 4.1955, parents Frank and Miana Stillborn baby of Kungita died 17. 4.1955 Multu, male aged 84 years, died 25. 5.1955 24. 6.1955 From Alice Springs to Manager Hastings Deering P/L Sending Form of Information of Death for Aboriginal Jimily. 4 26. 7.1955 From Alice Springs to Tempe Downs Station Sending Form of Information of Death for female Aboriginal child who died at Tempe Downs on 5. 7.1955 30. 7.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Haasts Bluff Usual Residence Haasts Bluff Date of Death 10. 6.1955 Name Teddy Occupation Abo. child Sex Male Age 6 years Father Ngaliali Tambitjinba Mother Mulari Napangati Buried 11. 6.1955 Haasts Bluff Certified L G Wilson Clergyman Pastor P Scherer Lutheran Undertaker L O Wilson Witnesses Obed, Abo. Colin Born Haasts Bluff Married Children Previous marriage Registered 30. 7.1955 Witness Child died from broken neck falling from a truck. Statements from Yama Jangala, truck driver. mentions Wirri another truck driver. 30. 8.1955 From Alice Springs to Napperby Station Sending Form of Information of Death for female Aboriginal Ruby of Napperby Station. 24. 8.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Alice Springs Usual Residence Henbury Station Date of Death 13. 6.1955 Name Jimily (Chimney) Occupation Sex Male Age 60 years Father Zetna (Tetna ?) Sidey, stockman Mother Magdalene nee Tjikaka Buried 14. 6.1955 Alice Springs Certified Herbert James Laughton Clergyman Abo. Henry Lutheran Undertaker Herbert James Laughton Witnesses H Ford and J O'Donohue Born Henbury Station Married Married to Pauline Mania ? at Idracowra when aged about 35 years Children Levi aged about 33 years Previous marriage Registered 24. 8.1955 5. 9.1955 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Death of Aboriginal Pannikan on 10. 8.1955 at Tennant Creek 16. 8.1955 Form of Information of Death District Central Australia Place of Death Haasts Bluff Usual Residence Haasts Bluff Date of Death 7. 8.1955 Name Tjinamuntjura Occupation Native child Sex Male Age 12 months Father Wheeler Merripmanana Mother Pelpentia Nambitjinba Buried 8. 8.1955 Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Certified L G Wilson Clergyman None Undertaker L G Wilson Witnesses Abo. Obed, Abo. Wiri Born Haasts Bluff Married Children Previous marriage Registered 16. 8.1955 7. 9.1955 From Alice Springs to Palmer Valley Station Form of Information of Death for Aboriginal child Margaret. 12. 7.1955 From Police Harts Range to OIC Southern Division Aged native male Jimmy Itoondra died on 2. 7.1955 at Huckitta Station. 11. 7.1955 Form of Information of Death District Southern Place of Death Huckitta Station Usual Residence Huckitta Station Date of Death 2. 7.1955 Name Jimmy (Abo.) Itoondra Occupation Aged Sex Male Age 75 - 80 years Father Unknown Mother Unknown Buried 2. 7.1955 Huckitta Station Certified George Abo. @ Crooked Neck Clergyman Nil Undertaker Abo George, Abo Fred, Abo Bob Witnesses Abo George, Abo Fred, Abo Bob Born Huckitta Station area Married Married at Huckitta Station to Polly (deceased 1950) Children Topsy, female, aged 50 years and Angelina, female, aged 45 years Previous marriage Registered 11. 7.1955 11.10.1955 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Aboriginal Beantree died 17. 8.1955 at Tennant Creek. 18.11.1955 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Aboriginal Frank died 13.10.1955 at Tennant Creek. 18.11.1955 From Alice Springs to Aileron Station Aboriginal Tommy died 4.11.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. 18.11.1955 From Alice Springs to Santa Theresa Mission Aboriginal female Maisie Palmer died 13.11.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. 17.11.1955 From Murray Downs to Alice Springs, details of death District Alice Springs Place of Death Murray Downs Station Usual Residence Murray Downs Station Date of Death 7.11.1955 Name Mary Anne (Nangala) Sex Female Age 85 years Buried 8.11.1955 Murray Downs Station Witnesses Val Kelly, Stan Hicks and natives Tracker Mick and Mick (Jackarra) Registered 17.11.1955 23.11.1955 From Murray Downs to Alice Springs, details of death District Alice Springs Place of Death Murray Downs Station Usual Residence Murray Downs Station Date of Death 21.11.1955 Name Old Tim (Jim ?) (Djangalla) Sex Male Age Approx 85 years Buried 21.11.1955 Murray Downs Station Witnesses Val Kelly, ..... ....., Tracket Mick, Harry Registered 23.11.1955 25.11.1955 From Patrol Officer G Holden to Alice Springs Aboriginal Wai-Wai-a, aged approximately 80 years, died on 16.11.1955 at Mt Dennison Station. 9.12.1955 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Female Aboriginal child Nell od Alexandria Station died 20.10.1955. 9.12.1955 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Aboriginal Kadaitcha Jin died 17. 5.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital. Undated From Alice Springs to Police Hatches Creek Female Aboriginal Maudie died 10.12.1955 at Alice Springs Hispital Undated From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Mentions death of Aboriginal female Laddie. 20.12.1955 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Missionm Death of Male Aboriginal Anselm Oliver on 18.12.1955 Undated From Alice Springs to Police Hatches Creek Female Aboriginal Maudie died 10.12.1955 at Alice Springs Hospital 4.12.1955 Form of Information of Death District Harts Range Place of Death Quartz Hill Usual Residence Quartz Hill Date of Death Approx 20.10.1955 Name Aboriginal Linda @ Lydia Occupation Sex Female Age 75 - 80 years Father Mother Buried 20.10.1955 Quartz Hill Certified Clergyman Undertaker Abos Lindsay and Pete Witnesses Abo. Jessie (sister of deceased) Born Married Children Previous marriage Registered 4.12.1955 21.12.1955 Statement by Grace E Janik and E S Kettle at Hermannsburg Death of Aboriginal girl Menam on 17.12.1955 at Hermannsburg. 5. 1.1956 From Alice Springs to Stirling Station Aboriginal male Kurdaitcha Billy died 21.12.1955 at Stirling Station. 5. 1.1956 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Death of male Aboriginal Bean of Alroy Downs Station on 9.12.1955 11. 1.1956 From Alice SPrings to Santa Teresa Mission Male aboriginal Kevin died 9. 1.1955 (?9. 1.1956) 27. 1.1956 From Alice Springs to Hermannsburg Mission Aboriginal Colin Luckey died 22. 1.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 27. 1.1956 From Alice Springs to Pastor Albrecht, Lutheran Mission, Gap Road Aboriginal woman Norah died 24. 1.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 16. 2.1956 From Alice Springs to Hermannsburg Mission Aboriginal baby Daisy died 9. 2.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 5. 3.1956 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Aboriginal female Teresa Young died 28. 2.1956 3. 2.1956 Autopsy of Native Wally at Alice Springs Autopsy carried out on Native Paddy aged 40 years on 29. 1.1956 15. 3.1956 From Alice Springs to Lake Nash Station Male Aboriginal Tim died 14. 3.1956 at Lake Nash Station 16. 2.1956 Post mortem on Native Luke Jagamara of Yuendumu aged approx 30 years Carried out on 11. 2.1956. Died 10. 2.1956 23. 3.1956 From Alice Springs to AIM Hostel Oodnadatta S.A. Aboriginal Jeannie died 12. 3.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 16. 4.1956 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Death of female Aboriginal Polly Ooarloo of Borroloola on 13. 3.1956. Also mentions Aboriginal Susanna Lululama. 19. 4.1956 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Death of David aged 16 months 19. 4.1956 From Alice Springs to Brunette Downs Aboriginal Charlie died 8. 4.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 14. 5.1956 From Alice Springs to Police Station Finke Mentions death of unnamed child of Aboriginals Jessie and Riley. 14. 5.1956 From Alice Springs to Gordon Downs Station Aboriginal child Nartarry died 13. 5.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 19. 4.1956 Form of Information of Death District Finke Place of Death Finke Usual Residence Finke Date of Death 18. 4.1956 Name Unnamed Occupation Infant Sex Male Age 12 months Father Riley (Tungarai) Mother Jessie (Nungarai) Buried 18. 4.1956 Finke Certified Tribal burial Clergyman Undertaker Witnesses Born Finke district Married Children Previous marriage Registered 19. 4.1956 Statements inclided with form from (1) Aboriginal Nancy, 'my old man Charlie he bin tracker alonga Police Station'. (2) Lizzy Stuart (3) Dolly, sister of Jessie (4) Jessie 25. 5.1956 From AIM Oddnadatta to Alice Springs She was married to Jimmy Feathers ? and to our knowledge had no children. 12. 6.1956 From Alice Springs to Presbyterian Mission Ernabella Aboriginal Yakuta died 6. 6.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital 12. 6.1956 From Alice Springs to Murray Downs Station Information about death and burial of Aboriginal Bunny. 14. 6.1956 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Information about death of David aged 16 months. 26. 7.1956 From Alice Springs to Murray Downs Station Forms for deaths of Bunny and Ida Ngambala. 10. 8.1956 From Patrol Officer G Holden to Director of Welfare Fatal burning suffered by Maureen Lynch at Santa Teresa. Aboriginal girl Maureen Lynch aged about 13 years died 7. 8.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital from serious burns. Father is Johnny Lynch who was at Narwietooma. 14. 8.1956 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Aboriginal Julie died 6. 7.1956 at Newcastle Waters Station. 14. 8.1956 From Alice Springs to Mt Swan Station Need details of death of unnamed child of Alec and Ollie. 15. 8.1956 Alice Springs - Order for Burial For Aboriginal Sheepcamp Tommy. . 9.1956 From Warrabri Native Settlement to Alice Springs Need information about death of Aboriginal Melva aged 10 months. 7. 9.1956 Telegram From Alice Springs to Borroloola Please advise Nancy Woragina of McArthur River that her daughter Alice Ellis died in Hospital here today friday. 7. 9.1956 Telegram From Alice Springs to Anthony's Lagoon Please advise Tommy Ellis that his wife Alice died in Hospital on friday seventh September. 20. 9.1956 From Alice Springs to Police Anthony's Lagoon Sending forms for information about death of Alice Ellis and birth and death of her stillborn child. Mentions her husband Tommy Ellis. 5.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Angas Downs Station Death of Aboriginal Peter on 1.10.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital. 5.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Areyonga Native Settlement Information needed about death of Aboriginal Karen aged 1 1/2 years. 5.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Native Settlement Need information about death of the child of Aboriginals Irene Nungarai and Tommy Juburula. 5.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Death of Aboriginal Dulcie on 25. 8.1956 at Hermannsburg. 1.11.1956 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Forms for death and burial of stillborn child of Irene Nungarai and Tommy Juburula. 29.10.1956 From Warrabri Native Settlement to Alice Springs Deceased Native Tanzie probably comes from Borroloola. Undated From Alice Springs to Borroloola Native Settlement Female Aboriginal Tanzie died 17.10.1956 at Tennant Creek Hospital. 21.11.1956 From Borroloola to Director of Welfare Tanzie who died on 17.10.1956 at Tennant Creek Hospital was a Borroloola Native who prior to her evacuation to Tennant Creek was with her husband at Walhallah Station. 7. 1.1957 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Details of death of Jude Doolan. 11. 1.1957 From District Registrar to Alice Springs Information about death of Aboriginal Nanabara Nabananga of Yuendumu Native Settlement. 11. 1.1957 From District Registrar to Alice Springs Information about death of Jimmy Adnanta of Finke. 25. 1.1957 From ALice Springs to Finke River Mission Information about death of Lazarus. 28.12.1956 From Little Flower Mission Santa Teresa to Alice Springs Death Certificate has been obtained for Aboriginal infant Simon Hayes. Undated From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Native Settlement Death of Aboriginal Tackton aged 4 months who died 18. 8.1956 at Alice Springs Hospital. was admitted 17. 8.1956 from Haasts Bluff. 11. 2.1957 From Alice Springs to Ti Tree Station Need information about death of Thirty-Bob George on 5. 1.1957 at Ti Tree Station. Undated From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Settlement Need information about death of Aboriginal child Charlie aged 5 months on 21.12.1956. Admitted to Alice Springs Hospital on 4.12.1956. 14. 2.1957 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Settlement Need names of parents of Kathleen aged one year who died 12. 2.1957 in Alice Springs (presumably in Hospital ?). 14. 2.1957 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Need names of parents of Valmai aged two year who died 23. 1.1957 in Alice Springs (presumably in Hospital ?). 15. 2.1957 Telegram from Haasts Bluff to Alice Springs Reference Kathleen one year. Single mother Tjinatjirata. 12. 2.1957 From Haasts Bluff Settlement to Dr Watsford (1) Unnamed male child of Moiura, wife of Tjangkatu (Nosepeg) born 31.11.1956, died 9.30am 1. 2.1957 of Diarrhoea. (2) Minanda, mother Juntuljuntulba, father Katinggura, born August 1956, died 7.35am 12. 2.1957 of broncho-pneumonia and diarrhoea. 13. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Haastst Bluff Native Settlement Burial certificates needed for (1) the 2 month old daughter of Nosepeg who died 2. 2.1957 (2) Miljinti aged approximately 6 months who died 21. 2.1957 13. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Haastst Bluff Native Settlement Death of Nundara Nakamara on 1. 2.1957. 26. 3.1957 Telegram from Yuendumu to Alice Springs Child Iris Nangala aged 12 months died 5.30am this morning. 27. 3.1957 From Jay Creek to Alice Springs Old Blind Mick Winunga died last night. 9. 4.1957 From Alice Springs to Ernabella Mission S.A. Aboriginal child Brian of Ernabella died 6. 4.1957 at Alice Springs Hospital. 24. 4.1957 From Alice Springs to Areyonga Mentions body of Mimea. 3. 5.1957 From Alice Springs to Director of Welfare Refers to death of aboriginal Maisie. Probably from Tennant Creek or Warrabri. 4. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Areyonga Confirm death of female ward notified Sunday. 4. 6.1957 Female ward Tutana died saturday night last. 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Settlement Ward Liddie aged 60 years died 3. 5.1957 in Alice Springs Ward Lornie Nabawunga aged 15 months died 3. 5.1957 Alice Springs. 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Argadargada Station Ward Isaac aged 16 years died 19. 4.1957 at Alice Springs 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Hamilton Downs Station Death of Ward Graham aged 2 years on 5. 5.1957 at Alice Springs. 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Palmer Valley Station Death of Ward Marina aged 1 year on 15. 5.1957 at Alice Springs 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Ernabella Station S.A. Need information about following Ernabella Aboriginals who died at Alice Springs recently - Unnamed daughter of Tjulyata aged 2 years Unnamed child of Tjampawa aged 9 months Unnamed daughter of Annagampa aged 4 months Waltjaker, female, aged 3 years 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Police Finke Lily Chook Chook, female aged 6 weeks, died 20. 5.1957 at Alice SPrings. 19. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Settlement Need information about following deaths Linton Jaburula on 18. 5.1957 Stephen on 23. 5.1957 Stillborn child on 21. 5.1957 24. 5.1957 Telegram from Yuendumu to Alice Springs Child Stephen approximately 10 months died yesterday 23. 5.1957 probably of gastro-enteritis. 21. 6.1957 Telegram from Yuendumu to Alice Springs Stillborn infant seven to eight months development. 24. 6.1957 Telegram from Mt Dennison to Alice Springs Native child William Jagamara died am 23. 6.1957 13. 8.1957 From Alice Springs to Police Finke Ward Johnny Hayes died 28. 7.1957 at Sandy's Bore. 13. 8.1957 From Alice Springs to Ammaroo Station Death of child Ivy on 6. 8.1957 at Ammaroo Station. 20. 8.1957 From Alice Springs to Mt Wedge Station Deaths at Mt Wedge Station Josie died 8. 7.1957 Gay died 14. 7.1957 2. 9.1957 From Alice Springs Ernabella Mission S.A. Death of Aboriginal Bruce on 23. 8.1957 at Alice Springs. 5. 9.1957 From Ammaroo Station to Alice Springs 'I wish to advise that I have just been informed that two aged natives, Jemima and Nellie died while the camp was out on a soak. The natives say they did not have the flu but were killed by evil spirits.' 27. 9.1957 From Alice Springs to Ammaroo Station Forms for deaths of Wards Jemima and Nellie. Handwritten note dated 20.11.1957 says 'These deaths and that of Mary on the same day were enquired about on 20.11.1957. All the women evidently died from influenza which infected the whole camp at that time.' 27. 9.1957 From Alice Springs Aileron Station. Information needed about a Ward who died there recently. 16.10.1957 From Warrabri Settlement to Alice Springs Death of Ward Dorothy. 24.10.1957 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Settlement Ward Dorothy died at Tennant Creek. 28.10.1957 From Alice Springs Ernabella Mission S.A. Jimmy Anderson died 6.10.1957 at Ernabella. 28.10.1957 From Alice Springs to Alcoota Station Deaths of Wards Millie and Sarah at Alcoota Station. 7.11.1957 From Alice Springs to Undoolya Station Ward Marie aged 4 months died 31.10.1957 at Alice Springs Hospital. 8. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Ernabella Mission S.A. Forms for the following who died at Alice Springs Hospital Ward Phillip aged 18 months died 28.11.1957 Ward Kim aged 1 year died 19.12.1957 8. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Mt Riddock Station Burial Certificate for Marianne Djalambuk who was buried on 17.11.1957 at Mt Riddock. 8. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Ward Brenda aged 8 months at Alice Springs. 8. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Ward Mathew aged 4 days died at Alice Springs 8. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Lake Nash Station Ward Ivy was buried on 30.10.1957 at Lake Nash Station 9. 1.1958 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Information needed on following deaths at Alice Springs Ruth died 13.11.1957 Baby of Uni died 15.11.1957 a few hours old 15. 4.1958 From Finke River Mission to Alice Springs Aboriginal child Jeffrey aged 3 months, son of Pompey and Emily of Maryvale Station, passed away at Hermannsburg today. 17. 4.1958 From Finke River Mission to Alice Springs An Aboriginal male infant, born 2 days ago (15. 4.1958) prematurely, no name, son of Percy and Miriam Tucker of Glen Helen Station, died here at Hermannsburg today. _______________________________________________________________________

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