Groote Eylandt Medical Reports 1950s


National Archives of Australia, Darwin Office Series F1 Item 1949/460 Groote Eylandt Medical Reports 1950s Copyright P J Mackett, 2019 1. 6.1943 Natives at Mr Grey's place Natives - Mr Grey was open with his work and stated that he has 108 people at his place of these 48 are children under the age of ten years old. Hereunder list of natives - Abo Name No. Wives No. Children Ages M F Minimini 3 4 9, 7, 3, 10 3 1 Buckand 3 2 9, 5, 3 3 Morti 1 3 10, 5, 2 1 2 Nardia 1 - Nanbinarra 4 10 8, 7, 6, 4, 4, 1 1/2, 1 1/2, 9, (6, 4 step-children) Dan 1 Kalanga 2 7 1, 2, 8, 6, 6, 4, 2, 1 Machana 1 3 Mowata 1 3 Mapana 1 Meningawada 1 1 (stepchild) Jungaba 1 1 Wanella 1 1 Naralingi 2 2 Miangajia 1 1 Jalama 1 3 Naraghunga 1 Nangirripia 1 Nanggowallia 1 Nangipirrma 1 Barankwa 1 1 Young boys with parents maintained on Settlement - Name Age Mukunjga 9 Nangila 9 Naniyankumana 10 Wanyipa 11 Nunjerrika 12 Single Men without Wives Nangandur Nangirrima Nanguruma Nanguda Miliangmutta Nambata Turunga Kiningi Nemengundaerr Bukunya Totals 31 male adults 30 female adults 49 children 4.10.1951 CMS Groote Eylandt to Darwin Births 1. 1.1951 - 30. 6.1951 18. 1.1951 Son to Djabrunda and .a.lungwa 28. 1.1951 Daughter to Bulibulud and Iraiyi 2. 2.1951 Daughter to Diangigous and Crosby 7. 3.1951 Daughter to Damaranina and .arangadjuna 13. 3.1951 Daughter to .uguju and .injuwai 2x. 3.1951 Daughter to Dangadjumajama and Djabranga 28. 3.1951 Daughter to Dulu.u and .aringamara 29. 3.1951 Son to Djagagaguma and .rrdujun 30. 3.1951 Son to Deramaguda and .angwara 8. 4.1951 Daughter to Djunurandji and .agulabena 14. 4.1951 Son to .aldjina and .eel-wi 3. 5.1951 Daughter to Da.unda and .undaga 14. 5.1951 Son to .adjawuli and .aneija (born in Darwin Hospital) 16. 5.1951 Daughter to Gudaguda and .eijangara 18. 5.1951 Son to Dagamarrga and Djawaranga 13. 6.1951 Daughter to .aguda (father unknown) 18. 6.1951 Daughter to Diambidijirira and .undaga Deaths 1. 1.1951 - 30. 6.1951 6. 4.1951 Daiyandjuwuga (female) in Darwin Hospital, cause of death - pneumonia, chorea and enteritis 21. 5.1951 .anaginga (male), run over by truck 5. 6.1951 ........ (female), advanced leprosy and malnutrition 23. 6.1951 ..ary, baby belonging to .aguda (female), unknown cause NB Very hard to read. Medical Report Kitty, 18 yrs, small sinus at opening of L. nostril discharging, old suture removed Gulungdangain, 25 yrs, female, mastitis Giyibidja, 11 yrs, male, top of finger bitten by shell fish Crosby, 40 yrs, male, spear wound right upper arm Danganya's baby, female, 6 months, boil Bugwaraba, 30 yrs, female, ascites of abdomen Iarwura, 70 yrs, male, Tertiary yaws Deingigena, 30 yrs, female, spear wound at right anterior base of neck through breast tissue, wound of exit aon lateral side of left breast Djaboma, 40 yrs, male, Concussion, lacerated scalp, bruises and abrasions lower jaw and lumbar back Djabranga, 33 yrs, male, laceration of forehead 2" and tip of nose partially avulsed but stable Gaiyangwa, 8 yrs, female, Upper and lower openings from abscess still discharging Gulbiya, 40 yrs, male, spear wound 7" deep (allegedly) in right renal angle spear entered more or less at 20 degrees to the surface of the back, laceration of scalp Baida?, 35 yrs, male, left 2nd metacarpal fractured in fight Hindu, 30 yrs, male, fish bone in region of 3rd metatarso-phalangeal joint 3. 1.1952 From CMS Groote Eylandt to Darwin Births 1. 7.1951 - 31.12.1951 6. 7.1951 Son to Dalanda and Djaboma 12. 7.1951 Son to Danganja and Nagwaraba (Banjo) 16. 7.1951 Daughter to Didjidi and Galiowa 1. 8.1951 Son to Baladi and Wanmaladi (born at Bickerton Island) 2.11.1951 Son to Dabiljanaluba and Namagaba Deaths 1. 7.1951 - 31.12.1951 24. 9.1951 Dumangagura at Bickerton Island, causes unknown Medical Report Dumalalana, 60 yrs, female, bronchopneumonia Reg., 6 yrs, male, vomiting Betty's baby, 1 year, male, bronchitis Dumengandjirie, 50 yrs, female, bronchitis Gego, 20 yrs, female, bronchitis Damangana's baby, female, bronchitis Lily, 13 yrs, female, stick in L. foot, infected Darbanbamba's baby, Djambidjira's baby, Betty's baby, bronchitis Gwalalaia, 7 yrs, male, broncho-pneumonia? Frances, 3 yrs, female, diarrhoea? Lazy Mary and family, female, tinea Nangibuba male, Bomba female, blindness, slight discharge from eyes Crosby, 40 yrs, male, tinea Engineer, male, pain in chest, cough Snowy, 28 yrs, male, complaining pain lt. groin Dangagena, 30 yrs, female, pain in area of wound Gumagani's baby, female, U.R.T.I Danunda, 30 yrs, female, small laceration over lt. eye, pain rt. epigastric region, bruising due to injury Diagiaya, 50 yrs, female, two scalp lacerations, strain left wrist, both knees grazed, right knee very oedematous Nangadjima, 20 yrs, male, sprained ankle Mary, 6 yrs, female, laceration right side forehead Baida, 55 yrs, male, patient removed plaster from lt. arm about 11th December, slight abnormality present, movement fairly good, appeared to have mental confusion on 26th December Kitty's baby, Dolly's baby, female, diarrhoea Larwura, 70 yrs, male, tertiary yaws Unnamed, female and male, HAnsens disease . 1.1952 Medical Report Gungbiyala, 38 yrs, male, toe nail torn from great toe lt. foot Dabilabangiyiba, 8/12 mths, female, boils Deingagena's baby, 12/12 months, female, boils Danunda's baby, 12/12 months, female, boils Wangingowa, 12 yrs, female, U.R.T.I., paralysis rt. arm Jessie, Native Missionary, female, pyrexia backache Djarmana, 7 yrs, female, abdo. pain, pyrexia gilbert, 6 yrs, male, abdo. pain Bunny, 7 yrs, male, abdo. pain Drama's baby, 12/12 months, male, diarrhoea Miss Levitt, Missionary, tonsillitis Connie, 6/12 months, female, bronchitis Gumangani, 21 yrs, female, U.R.T.I., pain rt. leg and side Wanea, 35 yrs, male, U.R.T.I Djarbunda's baby, male, pyrexia Joan, 4 yrs, female, discharging lt. ear and impetigo of arms Frances, 3 yrs, female, diarrhoea Dinah, 4 yrs, female, diarrhoea Dameiya, 7 yrs, female, ? gum abcess Crosby, 40 yrs, male, boil rt. thigh Mrs Horton, female, ?Impetigo Dabiliabandia, 12 yrs, female, laceration lt. heel Terry, 4 1/2 yrs, male, fish bone lt. foot Snowy, 28 yrs, male, cut foot Bonani, 1 1/2 yrs, female, pyrexia Nanabunguwa, 6/12 months, male, burn on foot Demeingunguwa, 2 yrs, female, burn lt.side face and foot Dabangiyina, 26 yrs, female, scalp laceration, ?fracture rt. arm Dabadmindja, 26 yrs, female, scalp laceration Dalabuyina, 28 yrs, female, scalp laceration Maradjuwi, 35 yrs, male, laceration rt. foot Dungangya's baby, U.R.T.I. Dunjamiana's baby, urticaria Garbunja, cut rt. foot Ba..eilya, 20 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Rosie, 16 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Bombai, 65 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Alice, 6 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Mangarada, 60 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Gigo, 19 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Dinah, 4 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Rosemary, 2 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Frances, 3 yrs, female, abdo pain, diarrhoea probably from eating bad fish Yadama, 45 yrs, female, chest pain, cough, pyrexia Dolly's baby, female, vomiting pyrexia Mangeina, 4 yrs, male, infected toe Diabadja's baby, pyrexia Betty's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, male, ate wallaby, pyrexia vomiting Chigagwa's baby, female, ulcerated mouth, pyrexia Babiliabandie, 12 yrs, female, pyrexia, backache Gumarga's baby, 1 year, female, swelling rt. side face, pyrexia Darbarbuma's baby, female, pyrexia Naningdjiruba, 12 yrs, U.R.T.I. Djug's baby, male, persistent vomiting and pyrexia Dungarnya's baby, persistent vomiting and pyrexia Degaburra's baby, thrush Chigagwa, 17 yrs, female, mastitis Ante-natal patients 7 . 2.1952 Medical Report Trevor, 11/12 months, male, Ddiarrhoea, discharge lt. ear Nayinabiyanga, 1 1/2 yrs, male, diarrhoea Chigagwa's baby, 1 year, female, ulcerated mouth Dunarungara's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, male, sore lt. axilla Dababuma's baby, 1 year, pyrexia Dungarnya's baby, 1 year, pyrexia Bryan, 9/12 months, male, bronchitis Didjidy, 28 yrs, female, scalp laceration, 3 sutures Imimi, 28 yrs, female, scalp laceration, 3 sutures Bonani, 1 1/2 yrs, female, diarrhoea Dumeingugibaba, 2 yrs, female, diarrhoea Yadama, 45 yrs, female, cough Mamreiya, 29 yrs, male, laceration rt. hand, ?fracture metacarpal Nudgigala, 26 yrs, male, laceration lt. arm Banyaguna, 2 yrs, female, bronchitis Jessie, female, conjunctivitis Dabamidnja's baby, impetigo Homer, 36 yrs, male, finger bitten by turtle Damangana's baby, female, pyrexia Baida, 35 yrs, male, dog bite Virgil, 35 yrs, male, pain, numbness leg Bariner, 65 yrs, male, ulcer lower rt. side chest, old spear wound Damangbana, 20 yrs, female, lymphadinitis Donald, 4 yrs, male, lymphadinitis Damanaiya, 40 yrs, female, persistent vomiting Waningowa, 12 yrs, female, ancess rt. ear Jabinawi, 14 yrs, female, pain in chest, pyrexia, blood stained sputum Joan, 4 yrs, female, impetigo Nadus, 17 yrs, male, infected toe Kitty, 18 yrs, female, conjunctivitis Chigagwa's baby, 1 year, female, bronchitis Frances, 3 yrs, female, bronchitis Colds were prevalent towards the end of the month. Nangagi, Hansen's Disease Djamamaid, Hansen's Disease Ante Natal - 7 patients Daughter to Mudananu 7.00am on 24. 2.1952, NAD Deaths Nil . 3.1952 Medical Report Rosemary, 3 yrs, female, scratch c. comb lt. eye Borneo, 50 yrs, male, infected stingray bite lt. foot Danunda's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, female, bronchitis Mr Wilson, male, infected l. hand Gumangani, 21 yrs, female, ?Trochoma l. eye Nanymulgayinga, male, ?Trochoma l. eye Dabungijaba, 2 1/2 yrs, female, tense distended abdomen Norma, 4 yrs, female, toothache Nancy, 4 yrs, female, toothache Dumajadaringa, 45 yrs, female, toothache Borneo, 50 yrs, male, toothache Old Charlie, 60 yrs, male, toothache Djug, 20 yrs, female, toothache Paul Hoffman, 4 yrs, male, toothache Sr. Goodwin, female, toothache Dumalbugwara, 33 yrs, female, toothache Several people with "colds" Gerry Blitner, 35 yrs, male, ?Hansens Disease Danganya, 36 yrs, female, bronchitis Manganina, 32 yrs, male, severed vein l. leg Djambiadjira's baby, 1 year, female, swelling rt. knee Robin Wilson, 4 weeks, female, infected area lt. breast Joan, 2 1/2 yrs, female, piece bean in ear Danunda's baby, 1 year, female, impetigo Lawura, 70 yrs, male, scalp laceration Jabinda, 28 yrs, female, pyrexia Ante Natal Mary, Dolly, Bailailya, Gulandungai, L. Mary, Dangibana, Gagadu . 4.1952 Medical Report Nanigila, 17 yrs, male, abrasion lt. ear Nandua, 17 yrs, male, laceration rt. arm Dalanda's baby, 1 year, infection outer lt. ear and impetigo Timber's baby, 6/12 months, male, bronchitis Djigagwa's baby, 1 year, female, boils Polly, 11 yrs, female, burn lt. arm Pansy, 9 yrs, female, spear wound rt. leg Dangewala, 11 yrs, female, abrasion rt. hip Connie, 8/12 months, female, bronchitis and impetigo Christopher Hoffman, 3 yrs, male, impetigo Narabula, 30 yrs, male, crushed thumb rt. hand, tip of bone appeared to be splintered Dungarnya's baby, 1 year, impetigo, pyrexia Jabrinda's baby, 1 year, male, pyrexia .oy, 3 yrs, male, burn lt. shoulder Gaguda, 16 yrs, female, eye infection Donald Blitner, 4 yrs, male, eye infection Christopher Hoffman, 3 yrs, male, eye infection Sister Goodwin, female, eye infection Numerous eye infections treated with sulphacetamide. Diabadja's baby, 1 year, female, burn on foot Dangibana, 18 yrs, female, splinters in foot with slight infection GAma, 40 yrs, female, splinters in foot with slight infection Imimi, 28 yrs, female, splinters in foot with slight infection Kitty, 16 yrs, female, splinters in foot with slight infection Son at 2.00am on 2. 4.1952 born to Gilugaga (Mary), ? vaginal and perineal laceration Son at 12.45am on 27. 4.1952 to Gulumuma Ante Natal Lazy Mary, Bailailya, Gulandupain, Dadilarjgwa, Dangibana, Gaguda, Demiangibula Numerous "colds" prevalent throughout the month. . 5.1952 Medical Report Ma....a, 30 yrs, male, eye infection Man from Umba Kumba, 45 yrs, male, U.R.T.I. Gededanga, 13 yrs, female, swollen gland in neck Waningowa, 12 yrs, female, discharging rt. ear Dandjibana, 25 yrs, female, nasal polyp, memo sent 15th following loss of blood Bonami, 2 yrs, female, impetigo Dungarnya's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, ulcerated mouth Dalanda's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, ulcerated mouth Gamarga's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, ulcerated mouth Donald Blitner, 4 yrs, male, swollen gland in neck Miss Queer, 21 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. Nandjinga, 11 yrs, male, eye infection Connie, 10/12 months, female, worms Rosemary, 3 yrs, female, worms Dababuma's baby, 18/12 months, female, worms Meredith Weightman, 2 yrs, female, worms Wilfred Blitner, 2 yrs, male, fishhook in base little finger rt. hand Dabilyabandia, 12 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. Reg, 6 yrs, male, ?greenstick fracture lt. arm Dolly's baby, 1/12 mths, male, thrush Trevor, 1 1/2 yrs, bronchitis Nanipabiyanga, 2 yrs, pyrexia, voliting Didjidy, 28 yrs, U.R.T.I. Daughter born to Lazy Mary on 26. 5.1952 weighing 5lb 14oz Ante Natal Dandjibana, Bailailya, Gaguda, Demiangabala, Gulungungain, Dadilagwa, Rosie, Drama Coughs very prevalent throughout the month. . 6.1952 Medical Report Mr Wilson. male, foreigh body lt. eye Numabuguma, 18/12 months, male, bronchitis Dolly's baby, 4/12 months, male, slight pyrexia, thrush Miripin, 45 yrs, female, snake bite Old Bill, 40 yrs, male, infection toe Danabana, 20 yrs, female, infection lt. foot Lilina, 15/12 yrs, female, impetigo persistent Wilfred Blitner, 2 yrs, male, eye infection Little Macker, 20 yrs, male, pneumonia, complications, memo sent Djiamijira's baby, 14/12 months, female, sore lt. thigh, bronchitis Nanymigaiyima, 7/12 months, male, bronchitis Dababuma's baby, 20/12 months, female, pyrexia Lazy Mary's baby, 4/52 weeks, female, thrush Deimeingibiaba, 2 yrs, female, infection knee 6th June, 11 children with diarrhoea - probably from eating too many peanuts Connie, 10/12 months, female, bronchitis Mudananu's baby, 4/12 months, female, diarrhoea, pyrexia Dangajumiama, 24 yrs, female, pyrexia, ?blow on head Dangajumiama's baby, 18/12 months, female, sore on foot Joe, 19 yrs, male, fall from truck, abrasions, ?head, pelvic, thigh injuries Numbudge, 17 yrs, male, lacerated thumb Mangarea, 20 yrs, male, boil Imimi, 28 yrs, female, laceration little finger lt. hand GAguya, 25 yrs, female, fracture index finger lt. hand Naomi, 9 yrs, female, laceration gt. toe lt. foot Djiambijira, 40 yrs, female, scorpion bite Gededuna, 13 yrs, female, scorpion bite Paul Hoffman, 5 yrs, male, scorpion bite Paul Hoffman, 5 yrs, male, eye infection Bugwuraba, 33 yrs, female, malignant abdo. tumour, persistent vomiting bile, col. fluid, memo sent Gulidja, 25 yrs, female, toothache Gulandunain, 28 yrs, female, toothache Degaburra, 30 yrs, female, laceration forehead Trevor, 2 yrs, male, loss of weight Di....., 9 yrs, female, tinea Da....., 9 yrs, female, tinea Jubiungwa, 7 yrs, male, tinea Wudungu, 6 yrs, female, infection finger Deingigena, 35 yrs, female, laceration lt. side face. burn rt. arm Damundjura, 50 yrs, female, injury to 2 fingers lt. hand, eye infection Djagaguma, 26 yrs, female, sore eyes Gaguda, 14 yrs, female, eye infection Brian, 13/12 months, male, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Nanwaidjama, 17/12 months, male, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Dalubaluguma, 2 yrs, male, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Didjidy, 28 yrs, female, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Danabana, 20 yrs, female, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Rosemary, 3 yrs, female, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Frances, 2 1/2 yrs, female, diarrhoea and vomiting - probably from eating bad dugong Roy, 4 yrs, male, burns Gilbert, 4 yrs, male, burns Alec, 4 yrs, male, burns Dadijabula, 14/12 months, female, infection finger Betty, 20 yrs, female, boil Daughter to Gaguda, born 4.30am 29th June 1952 Daughter to Dandjibana, born 11.30pm 30th June 1952 Ante Natal Bailailya, Gulandungain, Drama, Demiungubula, Dudilyugwa, Rosie, Jessie Blitner, Mrs Weightman . 7.1952 Medical Report Oa......., 17 yrs, female, headache, vomiting Nandua, .., male, pneumonia Janet, 1 1/2 yrs, female, burns rt. head Maradjuri, 35 yrs, male, snake bite Gula, 18 yrs, male, swollen gland lt. groin Lilunga, 35 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. Mungaduga, .., male, pyrexia, vomiting Nalyawarra, 15 yrs, male, constipation Wudjari, 24 yrs, female, dysentry Mr Wilsonj, male, dysentry Alan Blitner, 2 yrs, male, dysentry David, 7 yrs, male, tooth abcess Gulbiya, 40 yrs, male, tooth abcess Gaguya's baby, 1 1/2 yrs, female, bronchitis Dabilabangiyiba, 1 1/2 yrs, female, bronchitis Rosemary, 3 yrs, female, burn rt. leg Donald, 4 yrs, male, sore throat, pyrexia Balailya, 16 yrs, female, puerperal sepsis Mulgarry, 45 yrs, male, ?head ingury, fall from truck Galima, 22 yrs, male, ?injuries to femur and pelvis Misqueer, 27 yrs, female, blood stained sputum, cough Son to Dadilyegwa, born 1pm 10. 7.1952, 2nd degree tear, baby slow to breathe, 5lb 7oz Daughter to Gulungungain, born 2am 17. 7.1952 6lb 4oz Daughter to Demiungabula, born 7.30pm 18. 7.1952 6lb 4oz Daughter to Balailya, born 5am 21. 7.1952 5lb 11oz, moderate p.p.h. Misqueer died 8pm on 12. 7.1952, cardiac failure, went walkabout contrary to advice Ante Natal Drama, Rosie, Mrs Blitner, Mrs Weightman Several people suffering from toothache during the month. 5.8.1952 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Births Male to Dadiljawa and Gulymamana 10th Female to Gulandangein and Naringgamara 17th Female to Demiangabala and Nandua 18th Deaths Female, aged about 27 yrs, Misqueer. From cardiac failure after hospitalisation for possible TB also suspicion of abdominal tumor. . 8.1952 Medical Report ... Weightman, male, infection rt. knee Alan Blitner, 2 yrs, male, pyrexia Balailya's baby, 3/52 weeks, female, thrush Dadleyagwa's baby, 4/52 weeks, male, thrush Demiungabula's baby, 3/52 weeks, female, thrush David Hoffman, 1 year, male, dysentry Dangajamiama, 24 yrs, female, Oyster bite on foot Admiral, 22 yrs, male, laceration great toe rt. foot Namiyangwa, 28 yrs, male, U.R.T.I. Gaguda, 14 yrs, female, engorged lt. breast, pyrexia, slight Gaguda's baby, 2/52 weeks, female, thrush Dolly, 18 yrs, female, abcess rt. ear Brian, 1 year, male, diarrhoea Lalunga, 35 yrs, female, eye infection Hansen's Disease (name(s) censored), burnt rt. hand, loss of 4th finger Ante Natal Drama, Rosie, Mrs Blitner, Mrs Weightman Several people suffered slight eye infection, numerous cases of toothache treated during the month. . 9.1952 Medical Report Dag..dada, 30 yrs, female, tooth abcess Gayungwa, 8 yrs, female, pyrexia, vomiting, headache Nameiyingibiaba, 20/12 months, male, ?yaws Djabrinda's baby, 18/12 months, male, ?yaws Dabungiyaba, 2 1/2 yrs, female, ?yaws Connie, 13/12 months, female, bronchitis Alice, 8 yrs, female, slight pyrexia, headache Dagulaney, 10 yrs, female, slight pyrexia, headache Galala, 6 yrs, female, slight pyrexia, headache Dabilyabandia, 12 yrs, female, slight pyrexia, headache Wadunga, 8 yrs, female, slight pyrexia, headache two boys, 10 yrs, male, slight pyrexia, headache Paul Hoffman, 5 yrs, male, slight pyrexia, headache Godunga, 19 yrs, male, infected wound left wrist Djaguda, 50 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. Mr Mercer, male, boils Mr Mirfin, male, boils Mrs Hoffman, female, inflammation rt. ear Joe, 19 yrs, male, dysentry Bob, 19 yrs, male, dysentry Balalya, 19 yrs, female, dysentry Mangarada, 50 yrs, female, dysentry Dandjibana, 18 yrs, female, dysentry Nameiyingibiaba, 20/12 yrs, male, dysentry Mudangunu's baby, 6/12 months, female, bronchitis, eye infection Little Macker, 30 yrs, male, ?urinary infection Nudgewana, male, boil Balalya's baby, 2/20?, female, bronchitis Dagiya, 45 yrs, female, bronchitis Jessie (Rose River), 18 yrs, female, head wounds Naradidju, 10 yrs, male, laceration gt. toe Several people suffering from tooth decay and colds. .10.1952 Medical Report Norma, 5 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. G.....'s baby, 4/12 months, female, eye infection Trevor, 19/12 months, male, dynsentry Frances, 3 yrs, female, dysentry Mr Mercer, male, boils Lazy Mary's baby, 6/12 months, female, pyrexia, vomiting Nalyanga, 12 yrs, male, laceration lt. leg Dandjibana's baby, 4/12 months, pyrexia Djambani, 8 yrs, male, infection rt. thumb Diabadja, 28 yrs, female, laceration rt. hand Dabangiyina, 26 yrs, female, head laceration Trevor, 19/12 months, male, boil Kitty, 19 yrs, female, boil Drama, 28 yrs, female, dysentry Mirinin, 45 yrs, female, dysentry Gulundungain's baby, 4/12 months, pyrexia Dandjibana, 25 yrs, female, nasal polyp Bababinji, 40 yrs, female, eye infection Dangawala, 12 yrs, female, eye infection Gedadunga, 14 yrs, female, eye infection Gulundungain, 28 yrs, female, eye infection Sister Goodwin, female, eye infection Gowininga, 6 yrs, male, eye infection Dilumura, 6 yrs, female, eye infection Mary, 17 yrs, female, dysentry Merideth, 2 yrs, female, dysentry Mr Short, male, dysentry Mrs Blitner, female, dysentry Jubiungwa, 7 yrs, male, dysentry Daughter to Drama, born early am 3.10.1952 in bush, satisfactory Son to Rosie, born 11.15am 8.10.1952, premature, 3 1/2lbs Rosie's baby died 8am 13.10.1952 Ante Natal Mrs Weightman, Mrs Blitner, Djag, Djabrinda, Djungaranji, Buli .uli, Gumangani, Djagagwa, Daguidada, Den........, Kitty, G.djarawa, Gigo 31.10.1952 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Births 3.10.1952 daughter to Derama and Nangwara 8.10.1952 son to Rosie and Nabilya Deaths 11.10.1952 male baby of Rosie and Nabilya, prematurity 31.12.1952 Return of Children Maintained and Educated Name Age Sex Mother District Diyala 8 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Djubianga 7 M Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Dalubalaguma 2 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Damalgadjina 1/2 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Nanungudangga 7 M Dandjibana Yediba Dungungmaindada 2 F Dandjibana Yediba Dumiungidjaradunga 1/2 F Dandjibana Yediba Nalungibanga 16 M Daguldada Bickerton Nalilangwa 11 M Daguldada Bickerton Djambana 14 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Nandjinga 11 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Dabalangwa 10 F Dumalibugwara Bickerton Nabaniayinga 8 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Gededanga 14 F Deceased Yediba Naniyandbidjanga 10 M Deceased Yediba Dungwangidja 8 F Deceased Yediba Dadadana 7 F Gulidja Caledon Bay Darura 10 F Damadjura Yediba Nalageiyawa 12 M Damanangaiya Yediba Nalageiyama 10 M Damanangaiya Yediba Gudanguba 7 M Damanangaiya Yediba Muluma 13 F Dababuma Yediba Dangabalnidjaya 6 F Dababuma Yediba Lagagidjang 2 M Dababuma Yediba Nanimalgandjara 12 M Danganya Yediba Galala 7 F Danganya Yediba Nabangiyuwa 2 M Danganya Yediba Giyabidja 13 M Dagiyuwa Yediba Nabanggingumanga 10 M Dagiyuwa Yediba Dangabanggiadja 7 F Dagiyuwa Yediba Nangulilya 16 M Diambidjira Yediba Gangubena 12 M Diambidjira Yediba Dilungaiyinga 2 F Diambidjira Yediba Waningawa 14 F Danunda Yediba Dumalgayowna 9 F Danunda Yediba Nandjirillila 5 M Danunda Yediba Dilungatowa 2 F Danunda Yediba Djurbangalya 13 M Mringin Rose River Aringari 14 M Lulungun Rose River Dagulani 11 F Lulungun Rose River Wadungu 8 F Lulungun Rose River Lilinga 2 F Lulungun Rose River Djubinagaga 13 M Deceased Rose River Giramara 7 M Deceased Rose River Nambangawu 13 M Gulangdangein Rose River Naomi 10 F Gulangdangein Rose River Numalurubungamba 6 M Gulangdangein Rose River Dabungwaiyangadja 3 F Gulangdangein Rose River Dumaimalua 1/2 F Gulangdangein Rose River Dumigawura 8 F Djabrunda Badalumba Nayingabiyanga 2 M Dangginingaugwa Bickerton Damuwanguda 4 F Djabrunda Badalamba Namwaidjama 2 M Djabrunda Badalamba Nagamburra 1 M Dabilyangaluba Yediba Dilumara 7 F Deceased Bickerton Dabilabangiyiba 2 F Gudaguda Badalamba Nanungamagingga 8 M Gumanggani Bickerton Nameiyingiliaba 2 M Gumanggani Bickerton Dadiyalula 2 F Djungurandji Bickerton Dudangwangayinga 8 F Deceased Rose River Damadada 6 F Deceased Rose River Namgwaingma 6 M Madjuwuli Rose River Nandiyamundhra 2 M Madjuwuli Rose River Numaiyungulyama 6 M Deceased Yadibu Deiyangbarngna 5 F Mundanungu Rose River Damugiluwa 1 F Mundanungu Rose River Dangaggala 2 F Djigahwa Yediba Dabiliabandia 13 F Dalanda Yediba Dugunameiyanga 10 F Dalanda Yediba Budingala 5 F Dalanda Yediba Dilyangayowa 2 M Dalanda Yediba Dungagumeiyanga 5 F Dangadjamiyama Yediba Dabilyabeiyinda 2 F Dangadjamiyama Yediba Nanilalinga 11 M Deceased Bickerton Gaiyawarna 6 F Gadjarawa Bickerton Dumeiyigiliaba 3 F Gadjarawa Bickerton Frankie 16 M Dumajadjaringa Bickerton Naningidjuruba 12 M Dumajadjaringa Bickerton Damundjunga 14 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dabilayaranga 10 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dugulmeiyiya 6 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dabilyanguranga 6 F Deramaguda Yediba Naniyameindjuma 2 M Deramaguda Yediba Derngagiargana 1/2 F Deramaguda Yediba Gaguninya 16 M deceased Yediba Dangabalya 16 F Bababindji Badalamba Dangdoma 12 F Bababindji Badalamba Aindinyung 7 F Bababindji Badalamba Dangawalo 12 F Deceased Badalamba Nanilyaragwagwa 13 M Daiyabadja Badalamba Darugurugwa 7 F Daiyabadja Badalamba Nungandalumili 3 F Daiyabadja Badalamba Nanuwanggubanda 15 M Guguya Rose River Nuwradidja 10 M Guguya Rose River Lawurumbu 2 F Guguya Rose River Djarawoaba 13 F Didjidi Bickerton Alice 10 F Didjidi Bickerton Norma 6 F Didjidi Bickerton Rosemary 3 F Didjidi Bickerton Connie 1 F Didjidi Bickerton Nangandjala 15 M Bugwaraba Bickerton Djigamarba 13 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Gijiji 7 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Duminganggubeija 5 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Frances 3 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Dumeijunggudaga 7 M Damangana Bickerton Dumeindjabrina 2 F Damangana Bickerton Nandjimarara 9 M Diengigena Yediba Meingariga 8 M Diengigena Yediba Meijinggidjanga 5 M Diengigena Yediba Baljara 2 F Diengigena Yediba Numubuguma 2 M Gamarrga Bickerton Naramaldjing 1 M Gilugaga Yediba Marawuyiwuyi 2 F Bulibuli Rose River Jaringa 5 M Dalriba Rose River Gabadi 7 F Djagagauma Yediba Djalimana 5 M Djagagauma Yediba Neijanguguwa 2 M Djagagauma Yediba Dabalandjeijibana 3 F Gulumuna Yediba Nanabalindajina 1 M Gulumuna Yediba Djubilija 12 M Dijabadja Badalamba Bunny 8 M Dijabadja Badalamba Dimulbara 7 F Dabangajinga Badalamba Dumangdjwina 2 F Dabangajinga Badalamba Nadjuwana 10 M Dabamindja Badalamba Gwalalara 7 M Dabamindja Badalamba Nanbungwa 5 M Dabamindja Badalamba Yilambijija 2 F Dabamindja Badalamba Damina 10 M Diejabara Badalamba Baby 1 F Diejabara Badalamba Nangaringa 9 M Deceased Bickerton Nabandjiblababa 1/2 M Dadilyagwa Yediba Damalgadjinbina 1/2 F Balailya Yediba Dangarabarungunga 1/2 F Gaguda Bickerton Total 134 - 61 males, 73 females .12.1952 Medical Report B...iba, 36 yrs, female, eye infection Loworungu, 20/12 months, female, diarrhoea Yamarga (Rose River), 1 year, female, diarrhoea, pyrexia Moiyanana (Rose River), 7 yrs, male, grass spear wound left eye Giningi, 8 yrs, male, ?malaria Gerald Blitner, 36 yrs, male, laceration lt. leg Nandua, 18 yrs, male, abrasions to lt. leg Christopher Hoffman, 2 yrs, male, swallowed kerosene Wilfred Blitner, 2 yrs, male, urticaria Lazy Mary, 28 yrs, female, earache, pyrexia The following suffered from a type of broncho-pneumonia. The epidemic commenced 3rd December and continued on for remainder of the month. Joe, 18 yrs, male Mary, 17 yrs, female Nandua, 18 yrs, male (entry crossed out) Alec, 11 yrs, male Joseph, 19 yrs, male Yaringa, 5 yrs, male Naningdjeruba, 12 yrs, male Samson, 14 yrs, male Aringari, 11 yrs, male Djarunga, 26 yrs, male Danambana, 21 yrs, female Damungjunga, 11 yrs, female Mulima, 10 yrs, female Demiyangabala, 14 yrs, female Timber, 29 yrs, female Djabrinda, 24 yrs, female Lazy Mary, 28 yrs, female Dangwarigba, 8 yrs, female Gwalmeyiya, 6 yrs, female Betty, 19 yrs, female (entry crossed out) Nabulbama, 10 yrs, male Mudanganu, 21 yrs, female Andrew, 12 yrs, male Dagalani, 10 yrs, female Diyala, 8 yrs, female Elizabeth, 8 yrs, female Galala, 7 yrs, female Nangubara, 19 yrs, male Dimulbara, 7 yrs, female Naomi, 10 yrs, female Waningowa, 13 yrs, female Donald Blitner, 5 yrs, male Wilfred Blitner, 2 yrs, male Gamarga, 18 yrs, female Norma, 5 yrs, female Gaguda, 15 yrs, female Joan, 3 yrs, female Blabla, 6 yrs, female Wadungu, 8 yrs, female Giyiya, 7 yrs, female Diambanga, 5 yrs, female Darugarugwa, 7 yrs, female Djamani, 9 yrs, female Dilumara, 6 yrs, female Djubiangwa, 7 yrs, male Nungamulya, 14 yrs, male Big Macker, 33, male Dabilyangaranga, 9 yrs, female Bugwareba, 34 yrs, female Pa... Hoffman, 5 yrs, male Christopher Hoffman, 3 yrs, male Darubuda, 50 yrs, female Knee-Pad, 50 yrs, male Nalagayama, 9 yrs, male Nagulabena, 29 yrs, male Nangwara, 27 yrs, male Dababinji, 41 yrs, female Dumayungwainga, 50 yrs, female Manduwara, 50 yrs, male Dumalalana, 65 yrs, female Hanonuldjing, 8/12, male Damugiluwa, 10/12, female Trevor, 20/12, male Arthurm 2 yrs, male Alan Blitner, 2 yrs, male Rosalind, 20/12, female Damiyeingbawiyia, 14/12, female Baby from Umba Kumba, 1 year, male Roy, 4 yrs, male Nayingabiyanga, 20/12, male Nanymulgayinga, 13/12, male David Hoffman, 15/12, male Meredith Weightman, 2 yrs, female Mr J Weightman, male Sister Goodwin, female Mr K Hoffman, male Miss E Potter, female Dumulgilyua, 6/12, female Nalingdumaduda, 6/12, male Damalgadjima, 8/12, female Little Macker, 31 yrs, male Punch, 17 yrs, male Nandua, 18 yrs, male Betty, 19 yrs, female The following suffered relapses Little Macker, 31 yrs, male Timber, 29 yrs, female Norma, 5 yrs, female Damalgadjima, 8/12, female Nangbara, 19 yrs, male Dangwarigba, 8 yrs, female Nalingdumaduda, 6/12, male Deaths - Mr Brian Short, result of drowning 16.12.1952 Births - Daughter to Mrs Jessie Blitner, born 22.12.1952 at 4.30am, NAD Ante Natal - Djag, Djabrinda, Duguidede, Dagiyua, Gadjarawa, Djagagwa, Gumangani, Djungaranji, Dengegena, Kitty, Gigo, Danambana 26. 1.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Native man, Nangabara, sent walkabout because of seduction of young women in the camp. . 1.1953 Medical Report Babibi..i, 40 yrs, female, U.R.T.I., Rosemary, 3 yrs, female, infection l. leg Alice, 8 yrs, female, eye infection Naomi, 19 yrs, female, eye infection Darura, 10 yrs, female, eye infection Djamani, 10 yrs, female, eye infection Galala, 8 yrs, female, eye infection Daguldada, 30 yrs, female, eye infection Didjidi, 30 yrs, female, eye infection Dungwanbainea., 6/12 months, female, eye infection Gadadunga, 14 yrs, female, eye infection Djigamaba, 14 yrs, female, eye infection Dabiluabandie, 14 yrs, female, eye infection Nalgumbura, 14/12 mths, pyrexia ???, tomgue ... raw in two areas Dungagumeiyanga, 4 yrs, female, laceration corner right eye Dandjibana, 27 yrs, female, swelling lt. foot Waningow, 14 yrs, female, large cypress splinter removed from foot under L.A. David Hoffman, 15/12 months, male, urticara Dumangiguna, 7/12 months, pyrexia ??? Rankin (Rose River), 18 yrs, male, bronchitis Gubandaya (Rose River), 20 yrs, laceration rt. knee Dagadabudja (Umbakumba), 45 yrs, female, ........ 32 children and 12 women treated for threadworm during the month. Several treated for tinea and warts. Son to Djagagaguma, born 25. 1.1953 at 10pm, NAD Ante-Natal Deingagena, Danambana, D.g..dada, Djabrunda, Gigo, Djungaranji, Kitty, Gumamgani. Gadjarawa, Dagiyua 3. 2.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Son born 25. 1.1953 to Nrrdjun and Djabagagaguma Native male adolescent Nangabara sent W.A. (walkabout) because of continual interference with young women. Aindinya, 8 yrs, female, centipede bite Dabilyaband..., 14 yrs, female, eye infection Damulgiaba, 6 yrs, female, eye infection Henry, 7 yrs, male, eye infection'Mandawara, 59 yrs, male, eye infection Nandua, 19 yrs, male, eye infection Diabadja, 30 yrs, female, eye infection Djungaranji, 19 yrs, female, eye infection Dagalbada, 30 yrs, female, eye infection Bababinji, 40 yrs, female, eye infection Nabaniaqyina, 7 yrs, male, eye infection Timber, 30 yrs, female, eye infection Djabrunda, 25 yrs, female, eye infection Gadjarawa, 23 yrs, female, eye infection Polly, 10 yrs, female, eye infection Alice, 8 yrs, female, eye infection Gilbert, 7 yrs, male, eye infection Mudanganu, 22 yrs, female, eye infection Baldjara, 2 yrs, female, dysentry Dumeindjabrina, 2 yrs, female, pyrexia, swollen gland lt. thigh Michael, 7/12 months, male, ? yaws Alan Blitner, 2 1/2 yrs, male, grass spear in left eye Damugiluwa, 1 year, female, boil lt. buttock Roy, 4 yrs, male, burn on foot Dabilrangaranga, 10 yrs, female, fall from tree, abrasion lt. knee, ?injury rt. ankle Rita, 7/12 months, female, diarrhoea Roy, 4 yrs, male, pyrexia Namwaidjama, 2 yrs, male, ? yaws Demiyangabula, 15 yrs, female, boil lt. ear Nanabananjima, 8/12 months, male, teething, badly ulcerated mouth Nangubara, 20 yrs, male, infection rt. hand Nanjiralila, 5 yrs, male, ? yaws Several treated for warts. Son to Kitty, born 25. 2.1953 NAD Ante Natal Dengagena, Djabrunda, Gigo, Djungarangji, Gadjarawa, Dagiyua, Daguldada, Danambana, Gumangni, Dumayungwainga 4. 3.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Son to Guwaguda and Meingara born 15. 2.1953 Diamadjunga and Jimmy married 27. 2.1953 . 3.1953 Medical Report Didjidi, 30 yrs, female, dysentry Nanjiwara, 30 yrs, male, dysentry Admiral, 24 yrs, male, dysentry Danambana, 22 yrs, female, dysentry Giabidja, 12 yrs, male, dysentry Paul Hoffman, 5 yrs, male, gastro enteritis Miss Ena Potter, female, infection rt. thumb Aindinya, 8 yrs, female, purulent discharge from ears Dumeiyigiliaba, 3 yrs, female, ? yaws Mandaga, 52 yrs, male, foreign body rt. eye Trevor, 2 yrs, male, adenitis Budingala, 6 yrs, female, vomiting, ate bad turtle Djubiangga, 7 yrs, male, adenitis Dalreiba, 37 yrs, female, adenitis Little Macker, 31 yrs, male, bronchitis Connie, 16/12 months, female, bean removed from nose by Dr Langsford Mandawara, 50 yrs, male, eye infection Shirley, 9/12 months, female, eye infection Nalgumburra, 16/12 months, male, eye infection Damadjura, 52 yrs, female, eye infection Mrs Margaret Weightman, female, eye infection Galalala, 8 yrs, female, eye infection DAnambana, 22 yrs, female, 1 tooth filled Jaringa, 6 yrs, male, 2 teeth extracted Miss Ena Potter, female, rt. thumb nail removed by Dr Langsford Damina, 10 yrs, male, iron tablets Naningdjuruba, 13 yrs, male, iron tablets Mrs Weightman, female, iron tablets Daguldada, 30 yrs, female, iron tablets Nanjirilila, 5 yrs, male, jaundiced Nganimeiga, 14 yrs, female, T.T. infection Wilfred, 2 1/2 yrs, male, boil Hindoo, 30 yrs, male, boil Gwalmeiya, 6 yrs, female, boil Several treated for threadworm, tinea and warts. Hansens Disease - Daguidada-son, Dagiyuwa-daughter 4th March Son to Dumayungwaingga, born 26. 3.1953 (premature - born in camp) Dumayungwaingga's baby died ?6pm 27. 3.1953 Ante Natal - Deingagena, Gadjarawa, Gumangani, Djungarandjim Danambana, Dangajumiama, Djabrunda, Gigo, Mimi, Moiyulug 9. 4.1953 from Groote Eylandt to Darwin Son to Daguldada and Noanoa born 4. 2.1953 Daughter to Dagiyuwa and Nandjiwara born 4. 2.1953 Son to Dumayungwaingga and Mandawara born 26. 2.1953 Godanga and Waningowa married on 4. 2.1953 Dumayungwaingga's baby died 27. 3.1953 Undated Medical Report Dolly, 20 yrs, female, laceration L. foot Gadjarawa. 28 yrs, female, U.R.T.I. Roy, 4 yrs, male, adenitis Gadjarawa, 28 yrs, female, abscess l. breast, hookworm, haemoglobin 40% Weal (Caledon), 1 year, male, 2nd degree burns Alice, 8 yrs, female, abscess r. leg Djamane, 9 yrs, female, abscess r. leg There have been nine cases of influenza during the month. All responded to treatment with Trisulph or Dulcets. Many people have had boils, abscesses and impetigo. Iron and Viramin C given to all and some treated with Procillin. Ante Natal - Six patients attending daily. . 4.1953 Medical Report ........on, 14 yrs, male, splinter in foot ......, 25 yrs, male, vomiting, ate bad sugarbag Nan....gga, 20 yrs, male, vomiting, ate bad sugarbag Gerald Blitner, male, infected area on foot Waninggowa, 14 yrs, female, earache Alice, 9 yrs, female, fever Gadjarawa's baby, 1/52 weeks, female, U.R.T.I., possible injury to chest, appeared to recover, had relapse later Nagandaja, 3/12 months, male, U.R.T.I. Diagiaya, 45 yrs, female, scalp laceration Dumayadjaringa, 45 yrs, female, scalp laceration Timber, 29 yrs, female, injury to thumb Donald Blitner, 5 yrs, male, infected foot Miss Potter, female, rt. thumb nail appears dead tissue pared to be growing inwards Mr Kevin Hoffman, male, lymphadanitis from infected area on leg Meredith Weightman, 3 yrs, female, eye infection, persistent Mr Jack Mirfin, male, boils Djigagwa, 18 yrs, female, iron tabs. Dgguldada, 30 yrs, female, iron tabs. Damina, 9 yrs, male, iron tabs. Naningdjuruba, 12 yrs, male, iron tabs. Waninggowa, 14 yrs, female, iron tabs. Dalreiba, 30 yrs, female, iron tabs. Daughter to Djabrunda, born 2am 1. 4.1953, NAD Daughter to Djungarandji, born 4am 2. 4.1953, NAD Son to Maiyulug (Rose River), born 12md. 13. 4.1953, NAD Daughter to Danambana, born 9.30pm 20. 4.1953, NAD Daughter to Dengagena, born 1. 4.1953 at Rose River, seen on the 9th April, NAD Daughter to Gadjarawa, born 5. 4.1953 at Rose River, seen on the 9th April Gadjarawa's baby died 27. 4.1953 Ante Natal - Gigo, Gumangani, DangajuDamanggiyarawa 13. 5.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin 1. 4.1953 daughter born to Djabrunda and Namaiyanggwa 1. 4.1953 daughter born to Deingagena and Crosby (Nadjumadjiyaya) 2. 4.1953 daughter born to Djungarandji and Nagulabena 5. 4.1953 daughter born to Gadjarawa and Mangua 20. 4.1953 daughter born to Danambana and Namaranganya 27. 4.1952 Gadjarawa's baby died 16. 7.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Statistical information for six months ending 30. 6.1953 25. 1.1953 Son born to Djabagaguma and Nrrduyan 15. 1.1953 Son born to Gudaguda and Meingara 4. 3.1953 Son born to Daguldada and Noanoa 4. 3.1953 Daughter born to Dagiyua and Nagwaraba 26. 3.1953 Son born to Dumayungwainga and Mandawara 1. 4.1953 Daughter born to Djabrunda and Numiungwa 2. 4.1953 Daughter born to Djungurandji and Nagulabana 1. 4.1953 Daughter born to Diengigena and Crosby 4. 4.1953 Daughter born to Gadjarawa and Mangua 20. 4.1953 Daughter born to Dananbana and Namaranganja 13. 4.1953 Son born to Maiyulug and Wogadi 26. 4.1953 Son of Dumayungwainga and Mandwara died (prematurity) 27. 4.1953 Daughter of Maiyulug and Wogadi died (bronchial infection) 30.06.1953 Return of Children Maintained and Educated Name Age Sex Mother District Diyala 8 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Djubianga 7 M Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Dalubaluguna 2 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Damalgadjina 1/2 F Dangbidjanguna Badalamba Nanungudang a 7 M Dandjibana Yediba Dungungmaindada 2 F Dandjibana Yediba Dumiungidjaradunga 1/2 F Dandjibana Yediba Nalilangwa 11 M Daguldada Bickerton Nilyaringdjingiya 1/2 M Daguldada Bickerton Djambana 14 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Nandjinga 11 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Dabalangwa 10 F Dumalibugwara Bickerton Nabaniayinga 8 M Dumalibugwara Bickerton Gededanga 14 F Deceased Yediba Naniyandbidjanga 10 M Deceased Yediba Dungwangidja 8 F Deceased Yediba Dadadana 7 F Gulidja Caledon Bay Darura 10 F Damadjura Yediba Nalageiyawa 12 M Damanangaiya Yediba Nalageiyama 10 M Damanangaiya Yediba Gudangaba 7 M Damanangaiya Yediba Muluma 13 F Dababuma Yediba Dangabalnidjaya 6 F Dababuma Yediba Lagagidjan 2 M Dababuma Yediba Nanimalgagdjara 12 M Danganya Yediba Galala 7 F Danganya Yediba Nabangiyuwa 2 M Danganya Yediba Giyabidja 13 M Dagiyua Yediba Nabanggingumanga 10 M Dagiyua Yediba Dangabanggiadja 7 F Dagiyua Yediba Dabangiguma 1/4 F Dagiyua Yediba Gangubena 12 M Diambidjira Yediba Dilungaiyinga 2 F Diambidjira Yediba Waningawa 14 F Danunda Yediba Dumalgayowna 9 F Danunda Yediba Nandjirillila 5 M Danunda Yediba Dilungayowa 2 F Danunda Yediba Djurbangalya 13 M Miringin Rose River Aringari 14 M Lulungun Rose River Dagulani 11 F Lulungun Rose River Wadungu 8 F Lulungun Rose River Lilinga 2 F Lulungun Rose River Djubanigaga 13 M Deceased Rose River Giramara 7 M Deceased Rose River Nambangawa 13 M Gulandangein Rose River Naomi 10 F Gulandangein Rose River Numalurubungamba 6 M Gulandangein Rose River Dabungwaiyangagja 3 F Gulandangein Rose River Dumiyingbaluwa 1/2 F Gulandangein Rose River Dumigawura 8 F Djabrunda Badalumba Damuwanguda 4 F Djabrunda Badalamba Namwaidjama 2 M Djabrunda Badalamba Damwangandernda 1/2 F Djabrunda Badalamba Nagamburra 1 M Dabilyangaluba Yediba Dilumara 7 F Deceased Bickerton Dabilabangiyiba 2 F Gudaguda Badalamba Naningaginduga 1/2 M Gudaguda Badalamba Nanungamagingga 8 M Gumangani Bickerton Nameiyingiliaba 2 M Gumangani Bickerton Dadiyalula 2 F Djungurandji Bickerton Dunwangidirba 1/4 F Djungurandji Bickerton Dungwangayinga 8 F Deceased Rose River Damadada 6 F Deceased Rose River Namgwaingma 6 M Madjuwuli Rose River Nandiyamundhra 2 M Madjuwuli Rose River Numaiyungulyama 6 M Deceased Yadibu Deiyangbarngna 5 F Mundanungu Rose River Dumugiluwa 1 F Mundanungu Rose River Nayingabiyanga 2 < Dangginingaugwa Bickerton Dangagala 2 F Djggagwa Yediba Dabilabandia 13 F Dalanda Yediba Dugunameiyanga 10 F Dalanda Yediba Budinala 5 F Dalanda Yediba Dungagumeiyanga 5 F Dangadjamiyama Yediba Dabilyabeiyinda 2 F Dangadjamiyama Yediba Nanilalinga 11 M Deceased Bickerton Gaiyawarna 6 F Gadjarawa Bickerton Dumeiyigiliaba 3 F Gadjarawa Bickerton Frankie 16 M Dumayadyaringa Bickerton Naningidjuruba 12 M Dumayadyaringa Bickerton Damundjunga 14 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dabilayaranga 10 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dugulmeiyiya 6 F Dumayungwaiyinga Bickerton Dabilyanguranga 6 F Deramaguda Yediba Naniyameindjuma 2 M Deramaguda Yediba Derngargiargana 1/2 F Deramaguda Yediba Dangabalya 16 F Bababindji Badalamba (entry crossed out) Dangadoma 12 F Bababindji Badalamba Aindinyung 7 F Bababindji Badalamba Dangawala 12 F Deceased Badalamba Dangwariba 9 F Deceased Badalamba Nanungagumawarra 2 M Dabandawiya Badalamba Damalgiaba 6 F Damangiarawa Amagwula Dumalguwrumba 2 F Damangiarawa Amagwula Nanilyarawagwa 13 M Daiyabadja Badalamba Darugurugwa 7 F Daiyabadja Badalamba Nungandalumili 3 F Daiyabadja Badalamba Nanuwangubanda 15 M Guguyu Rose River Nawaradidja 10 M Guguyu Rose River Lawurumbu 2 F Guguyu Rose River Djarawoaba 13 F Didjidi Bickerton Alice 10 F Didjidi Bickerton Norma 6 F Didjidi Bickerton Rosemary 3 F Didjidi Bickerton Connie 1 F Didjidi Bickerton Nangandjala 15 M Bugwaraba Bickerton Djigamarba 13 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Gijiji 7 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Duminganggubeija 5 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Frances 3 F Bugwaraba Bickerton Dumeijunggudaga 7 M Damangana Bickerton Dumeindjabrina 2 F Damangana Bickerton Nandjimara 9 M Diengigena Yediba Meingariga 8 M Diengigena Yediba Meijinggidjanga 5 M Diengigena Yediba Baljara 2 F Diengigena Yediba Dumeiyangilyinga 1/4 F Diengigena Yediba Numubuguma 2 M Gamarrga Bickerton Naramaldjing 1 M Gilugaga Yediba Marawuyiwuyi 2 F Bulibuli Rose River Yaringa 5 M Dalriba Rose River Gabadi 7 F Djabagaguma Yediba Djalimana 5 M Djabagaguma Yediba Neijanguguwa 2 M Djabagaguma Yediba Nagandja 1/2 M Djabagaguma Yediba Dabalandjeijibana 3 F Gulumuna Yediba Nanabalindajina 1 M Gulumuna Yediba Djubilija 12 M Dijabadja Badalamba Bunny 8 M Dijabadja Badalamba Dimulbara 7 F Dabangajinga Badalamba Dumandjawina 2 F Dabangajinga Badalamba Nadjuwana 10 M Dabamindja Badalamba Gwalalara 7 M Dabamindja Badalamba Nanbungwa 5 M Dabamindja Badalamba Yilanbiyiya 2 F Dabamindja Badalamba Damina 10 M Deigabara Badalamba Dorothy 1 F Deijabara Badalamba Nangaringa 9 M Deceased Bickerton Dungwanbainma 1/2 F Demiangabala Yediba Nabandjiblabana 1/2 M Dadilyagwa Yediba Damalgadjinbina 1/2 F Baleilya Yediba Dangarabarungunga 1/2 F Gaguda Bickerton Deniangilyina 1/4 F Danambana Badalamba Nabambalma 10 M Deceased Badalamba Mangaradidja 10 M Dalalabijinga Yediba Nabigigaruma 2 M Dumayubada Bickerton Total 145 - 63 males, 82 females . 6.1953 Medical Report Gadjarawa, 28 yrs, female, hookworm, anaemia Deigabara, 30 yrs, female, abscess of face Marowuwi, 2 yrs, female, abscess of leg Gumangane, 29 yrs, female, infected foot Naganu, 33 yrs, male, tonsillitis Damangeijeijeia, 50 yrs, female, broncho-pneumonia Dumulalana. 60 yrs, female, asthma, bronchitis Bababindji, 50 yrs, female, .......-pneumonia 15. 7.1953 From Groote Eylandt to Darwin Report for month ending 30. 6.1953 Births - Nil Deaths - Nil Marriages - Nil Indiscipline - Natives Namiungwa and Mangungina, with their families, have now left Groote Eylandt to spend one year on the mainland, as mentioned in out letter to the Regional Secretary of the Aborigines Department of the Church Missionary Society of 24th June.
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