Northern Territory Aboriginal Births 1956 - 1958


National Archives of Australia E739 O8/1 Births 1956 - 1958 Paul Mackett Copyright P J Mackett, 2009 13. 3.1955 Form of Information of Birth District Alice Springs Name of Place Where Born Areyonga Child Date of Birth 11. 3.1956 Christian Name Maureen Sex Female Father Christian Name Mianma Surname Occupation Age 46 yrs Where Born When Married Bush marriage Where Married Previous Issue Mungeree, 15 yrs Moiru, 11 yrs Number of Deceased Males Number of Deceased Females One Mother Christian Name Uminiya Maiden Surname Age 41 yrs Where Born Usual Residence Areyonga Name of Doctor Names of Nurse, etc Native midwife Address Areyonga Signature of Parent Mother's thumbprint Father or Mother Present Residence Areyonga Date 13. 3.1956 Witness to Informant Signature A D Bagley 15. 3.1955 Form of Information of Birth District Alice SPrings Name of Place Where Born Alice Springs Child Date of Birth 14. 6.1955 Christian Name Donna Ruth Sex Female Father Christian Name Walter Surname Ebatarinja Occupation Artist Age 40 yrs Where Born Hermannsburg When Married 27.10.1935 Where Married Hermannsburg Previous Issue Marjorie, 19 yrs Shirley, 17 yrs Josua, 15 yrs Virginia, 13 yrs Glenda, 11 yrs Desmond, 9 yrs Roberta, 7 yrs Jilian, 3 yrs Number of Deceased Males Number of Deceased Females Mother Christian Name Cordula Maiden Surname Malbanka Age 36 yrs Where Born Hermannsburg Usual Residence Alice Springs Name of Doctor Names of Nurse, etc Address Signature of Parent Father or Mother Father Present Residence Alice Springs Date 15. 3.1956 Witness to Informant Signature F W Albrecht 14. 3.1956 From Stirling Station to Alice Springs Birth of female to Polly and Mick. Bush walkabout natives. Understand Old Myall Mick has had up to 6 wives, perhaps a lot more and he now has three. 11. 3.1956 From Harts Range Police Station to Alice Springs Reference birth of Aboriginal Webb. Apparentlt at Lucy Creek Station 23. 3.1955 Form of Information of Birth District Alice Springs Name of Place Where Born Areyonga Child Date of Birth 16. 3.1956 Christian Name Edith Sex Female Father Christian Name Sam Surname Occupation Age 29 yrs Where Born Tempe Downs When Married Bush marriage Where Married Areyonga Previous Issue Janet, 20 months Number of Deceased Males One Number of Deceased Females One Mother Christian Name Maniya Maiden Surname Age 27 yrs Where Born Tempe Downs Usual Residence Areyonga Name of Doctor Names of Nurse, etc Aboriginal midwife Address Signature of Parent Father's right thumbprint Father or Mother Father Present Residence Areyonga Date 23. 3.1956 Witness to Informant Signature A D Bagley 7. 4.1956 Form of Information of Birth District Alice Springs Name of Place Where Born Areyonga Child Date of Birth T 2. 4.1956 Christian Name Ted Sex Male Father Christian Name Kornea Surname Occupation Age 28 yrs Where Born When Married Bush marriage Where Married Previous Issue Munbunga, 12 yrs Tuleturra, 7 yrs Prossy, 2 yrs Number of Deceased Males Number of Deceased Females Mother Christian Name Punkala Maiden Surname Age 24 yrs Where Born Usual Residence Areyonga Name of Doctor Names of Nurse, etc Aboriginal midwife Address Areyonga Signature of Parent Mother's thumbprint Father or Mother Mother Present Residence Areyonga Date 7. 4.1956 Witness to Informant Signature A D Bagley 12. 4.1956 From Alice Springs to Darwin Attached are forms of Information of Birth for Monty, Mack and Herbert. 19. 4.1956 From Alice Springs to Kulgera Station Sending Forms of Information of Birth for the three children of Pompey and Mabel. The youngest child, as yet unnamed, was born recently at Alice Springs but no details are available for Stanley and Dixon. 18. 4.1956 From Mr Firth of Adelaide He is no longer involved with the Granites Development Company. Mentions birth of a child to Shorty Jungarai and Ruby Nungala. Shorty and his dependents now live at Yuendumu. At the date of departure from the GRanites the child had not been given a white name. 28. 3.1956 Harts Range Police Station to Alice Springs Reference Registration of Births - Police Tracker Peter Police Tracker Peter is on walkabout and wont be back for 3 weeks. It is believed he has left his wife and children at the Bungalow Alice Springs and proceeded to Yuendumu. 14. 5.1956 From Alice Springs to Harts Range Police Station Children of Police Tracker Peter Jungala are Charlie and John. 14. 5.1956 From Police Station Finke to Alice Springs Form of Information of birth relating to the son born 20. 4.1956 to Lizzie and Worrie Doolan. 18. 5.1956 From Alice Springs to Darwin Forms of Information of births relating to the births of Aboriginal children Kathleen and Jeffrey and Peter Gunner. 19. 4.1956 From Darwin to Alice Springs Reference Forms of Information of Births (1) Colin and Don Kenny. Marriage of parents Casey and Dorothy took place after the birth. Appear to have been married on 31.10.1955 but Colin was born 15. 5.1950 and Don on 1. 7.1952. (2) Betty Button. Tony and Amy Button are shown to have been married on 23.10.1955 and Betty to have been born on 10. 6.1951. 1. 5.1956 From Darwin to Alice Springs Reference Forms of Information of Births for Horrell, Kenny and Button. 29. 6.1956 From Alice Springs to Henbury Station Mentions birth of a daughter, Elizabeth, to Harry Forrester and his wife Mary Forrester (nee Taylor or Armstrong) on 5. 5.1956. Need confirmation of maiden name and whether she can read or write. 25. 7.1956 Telegram Darwin Please advise correct date of birth Shirley Dempsey registered Darwin Book One Number 220. 31. 7.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Harry Forrester was married on 7.10.1933 to Mary Taylor. However, he has not lived with her for the past nine years, but has been living with Mary Armstrong, who is the mother of the child Elizabeth. 11. 8.1956 From Warrabri tio Alice Springs Particulars relating to the death of Julie and births of Wally, Rachael, Yvonne and Andrew. 16. 8.1956 From Alice Springs to Darwin Half-caste child Constance Braedon was born 17. 2.1955 at Alice Springs. 6. 9.1956 From Alice Springs to Darwin Aboriginal child Tony was born on 4. 4.1948 at Haasts Bluff. 5. 9.1956 From Alice Springs to Yuendumu Details of births of Rhoda abaldjari, Albert Jangala, Iris Nangala, Rebecca Nabaldjari and Stephen Jangala. 19. 9.1956 From Alice Springs to District Hospital Port Augusta S.A. Need details of birth of Aboriginal child Alice Injiga, of Alice Springs and Oodnadatta, born at Port Augusta about five months ago. 19.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Anthonys Lagoon Police Station Need details about birth of a stillborn child born to Alice, wife of Tommy Ellis of Anthony Lagoon. 24.10.1956 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Birth of William, son of Teddy Boy and Roma, was registered as 24. 9.1956. 5.11.1956 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Reference registration of birth of Ngamarari. 5.11.1956 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Reference registration of birth of Ngamarari. 5.11.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Form of Information of Birth for Ngamarari Tjakamara. 19.11.1956 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Birth of Johannes to Yvonne Williams. 11.10.1956 From District Hospital Port Augusta to Alice Springs No record of a Alice Injiga being a patient at this Hospital. An Alice Wilson gave birth to a female child on 22. 3.1956. 4.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Ernabella Mission S.A. Birth of a male child to Bernard and Amanyee both of Ernabella. The child was born at Finke but the family are expected to return very soon to Ernabella. 19.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Andado Station Birth of Raymond Noel to Nellie of Andado Station. Father is Joker Doolan. 19.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Mt Dare Station S.A. Need information about birth of Bill to Eileen. 21.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Need information about birth of Tim of Beetaloo Downs Station. 21.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Need information about birth of Adam Jagamara of Warrabri Native Settlement. 21.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Form of Information of Birth for Johannes Katakarinja. 21.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Form of Information of Birth for Patty Youacabi of Haasts Bluff Native Settlement. 21.12.1956 From Alice Springs to Alice Springs Form of Information of Birth for unnamed female child, daughter of Walter Tanatji Tapurula, of Haasts Bluff Native Settlement. 10. 1.1957 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Ambrose Katakarinja is the father of Johannes. 10. 1.1957 From Alice Springs to Little Flower Mission Santa Teresa Details birth of Winifred to Lily and Ted Johnson 15. 1.1957 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Native Settlement Details about birth of Chris to Charlie Jagamara and Madge Nabungadi. 14. 1.1957 Telegram Alice Springs to Darwin Please advise date of birth Albert Presley H/C born Daly Waters about 1921. 23. 1.1957 Telegram From Alice Springs to Darwin Please advise if birth Ethel Scrutton born Companion Springs Moutijinni district 25. 7.1956 is registered. Parents are Joe and Ruby Scrutton. 10. 1.1957 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Details birth of Josephine to Bessie Conway and Frances Oliver on 2. 1.1957. 7. 2.1957 From Alice Springs to Darwin Details of birth of Jane Jean Roberts. 30. 1.1957 From Warrabri Native Settlement to Alice Springs Mentions children John Charlie J-30, Louis L-20, Vera V-1. 4. 2.1957 From Warrabri Native Settlement to Alice Springs Madge does not appear on the Census for this Settlement. Could she be entered accordingly. Details are Madge Nabangadi, tribe Wailbri, DOB 1926, F/B 26. 2.1957 From Warrabri Native Settlement to Alice Springs Registration of Births - Adam and Chris. Mother of Chris is Madge and she is the second wife of Charlie Limbiari. 4. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Details of birth of Josephine, daughter of Bessie Conway and Francis Oliver. 4. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Registrar BDM Adelaide S.A. Need date of birth of Eva Briscoe, daughter of European William Briscoe and Aboriginal Polly, who were married at Ti Tree in the Northern Territory in 1947. I have been informed the birth occurred in Maree S.A. about 6 years ago. 4. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Registrar BDM Adelaide S.A. Details of birth of Janie to Aboriginal Alice Injiga and part-Aboriginal Charlie Corby on 22. 3.1956 at Port Augusta Hospital. 7. 3.1957 From Alice Springs to Santa Teresa Mission Details of birth of a son to Harry and Anna McMillan at Alice SPrings Hospital. 9.10.1956 From Police Darwin to Police Station Alice Springs Confusion about registration of birth of Elizabeth Forrester or Armstrong. Also mentions child Valda born 22. 5.1951 and birth registered and birth of child Ray not registered. 14. 3.1957 From Police Station Finke to Alice Springs Birth of a male child Raymond on 16.12.1957 at Andado Station, daughter of Nellie and Joker Doolan. Is Child Endowment being paid to Nellie. 18. 3.1957 From Alice SPrings to Police Station Finke Details of birth of unnamed daughter to Charlie Chucka Chucka and Nancy. Undated From Little Flower Mission Santa Teresa to Alice Springs Mentions Josephine Oliver Parents of the unnamed baby, Harry McMillan and Anna are still at the Bungalow Parents of Winifred Johnson are at Allambi Parents of Malcolm Effman are at Yambah 19. 3.1957 From District Registrar Darwin to Australian Board of Missions Adelaide No record of birth of Charles Nelson Perkins being registered between 1934 to 1940. 24. 3.1957 From Charles Perkins, Mellor Park S.A. to Alice Springs Need help to establish birth. Is going to England to take up soccer. Mother is Hetty. 26. 4.1957 From Darwin to Alice Springs Registration of birth of Charles Perkins approved. 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Warrabri Native Settlement Forms of Information relating to the births at Warrabri of the following Peter, son of Ted Jagamara and May Nabaldjari on 11. 6.1957 Grace, daughter of Sambo Jambidjimba and Millie Nabungadi on 3. 4.1957 18. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Haasts Bluff Settlement Forms of Information of Birth for the following Daughter of Obed Ngala and Coral Nupurula (25. 5.1957) Son of Putarubalanga and Melbaia (??. 2.1957) Daughter of Stephen Urbula and Lurline Imina (5. 5.1957) Son of Tjundi and Watunka (13. 5.1957) Daughter of Tjanantjukupa and Susette (12. 5.1957) Unnamed son of Ngaiwata and Nungalka (14. 3.1957) Unnamed daughter of Nosepeg and Mourira (31.11.1956) Unnamed son of Frank Tanatjakurpa and Mantjina (21.11.1956) Unnamed son of Jack Tanatjakurpa and Lumbari (7.12.1956) Unnamed daughter of Pulalpa and Kangita (27. 9.1956) Unnamed daughter of Walter Tanatji and Enjumari (29.10.1956) Unnamed daughter of Bert Nanunanu and Rita (12. 1.1957) Unnamed daughter of Meranano and Etjiwaltja (18. 2.1957) Unnamed daughter of Charlie Tarara and Tutala (10.12.1956) Patty, daughter of Banjo and Peggy Kungari (30.10.1956) Warren, son of Etimintja and Valma (25. 2.1957) 19. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Bungalow Settlement Forms of Information of Birth for the following Birth on 8. 5.1957 of Mary Ann, daughter of Toby Julama and Topsy Pananga. 19. 6.1957 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Forms of Information of Birth for the following Birth on 19. 4.1957 of Marcia, daughter of Oscar Namatjira and Desma. Birth on 9. 4.1957 of Cecelia, daughter of Micah Brown and Nellie. Both born at Hermannsburg. 14. 8.1957 From Alice Springs to Mr Bruce Fly of Alice Springs Dates of birth of your three youngest children are Heinrich, born 8.11.1944 Cedric, born 13. 1.1947 Ellen, born 14.11.1949 22. 8.1957 From Alice Springs to Darwin Birth of Joseph Claery on 28. 6.1953 10.10.1957 From J Jarik of Hermannsburg to Alice Springs Enclosed is an unsigned birth form. The mother died and the father, John Ungkwanaka is in the Alice. Also is there on the Register the birth of female Della to Gerhard and Avis Inkamala on 13. 7.1957. 18.10.1957 From alice Springs to Alice Springs Registration of birth of male child of Ginger and Wentjia. Papers held pending investigation of death. 31.10.1957 From Alice Springs to Darwin Forms of Information of Birth for the following Paley, born 30.10.1956 Wurrula, born 21.11.1956 Eileen King, born 25.12.1949 Undated From Alice Springs to Darwin Urgently require birth certificate Wendy Heather Burke born 8. 1.1941 at Roper River Mission. Please advise position now regarding birth certificate Eileen Davidson. 3.12.1957 From Alice SPrings to McDonald Downs Station Registration of the birth of Allan Kunoth's children. Need the place and date of birth for Roy, Rosie, Bertie, Donald, Colin, Teresa, Irene and Desmond. Is Allan Kunoth legally married to Ruby? Detains on separate page state Roy, born 8. 6.1935 Rosie, born 3. 1.1937 Bertie, born 4.11.1942 Donald, born 6. 2.1946 Colin, born 15. 4.1948 Teresa, born 10. 4.1949 Irene, born 14. 5.1951 Desmond, born 26.10.1953 Not known if Allan and Ruby legally married. 27. 3.1958 From Alice Springs to Finke River Mission Hermannsburg Births of the following Irmgard, born 29.12.1957, parents Sylvia and Sydney Ada, born 29.12.1957, parents Shirley and Dick Hildegard, born 1. 1.1958, parents Kathleen and Edgar Sybil, born 6. 2.1958, parents Lorna and Patrick 8. 4.1958 From Alice Springs to Mission Block Alice Springs Form of Information of Birth for the following Birth on 6. 4.1958 at Alice Springs Hospital, of female child to Lucy. Father's name is Don and they reside at the Mission Block. _______________________________________________________________________
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