National Archives of Australia, Darwin Office
Series F1 1968/2132 Claraville
Ambalindum Station Report 1954 - 1969
Copyright Paul Mackett 2019
Inspection Report Ambalindum Station 26. 5.1954
Part Aboriginals - Nil
Tommy Kumara No 1
Tommy Kumara No 2
Left Hand Jack Pultara
Ambalindum Station at 25. 5.1954
Name Group Tribe Born Comments
Johnny Kumara Aranda 1909 Four children at present residing at Santa Teresa
Bullet Perula Aranda
Eileen Perula Aranda
Angel Perula Aranda
Johnny Perula Aranda
Lena Panunga Aranda 1924
Elizabeth Kamura Aranda 1953
Alex Kamura Aranda 1946
Allen Kamura Aranda 1948
Sissy Kamura Aranda 1953
Tommy Kumara Aranda
Molly Pultara Aranda 1914
Tommy Kumara Aranda
Lennie Punghata Aranda
Martin Parula Aranda 1948
Steven Parula Aranda 1946
Mary Parula Aranda 1952
Harry Pultara Aranda
Glenda Kumara Aranda 1932
Finnigan Pultara Aranda
Maggie Panunga Aranda
Fred Panunga Aranda
Rosey Parula Aranda
Larry Panunga Aranda
Judy Parula Aranda
Left Hand Jack Pultara Aranda
Lucy Kumara Aranda
Peter Panunga Aranda 1909
Mulladad Jim Aranda
Jenny Panunga Aranda At present Atnarpa
Janny Kumara Son of Jenny
Alec Kumara Aranda 1928
Billy Pultara Aranda
Ambalindum / Claraville Census for 4.10.1963
European Name Aboriginal Name Group Tribe Sex Born
Alex Cavanagh F/B Kamara Aranda M 1. 5.1946
(Father is Jack Cavanagh, mother is Lena Cavanagh, both not on Register. Stockman.)
Aubrey (?Audrey) F/B M .1948
Jack Bull F/B Aranda M .1893
Nellie F/B Adcardwa Aranda F .1913
(Consort of Jack Bull)
NB This sheet is marked 1 of two. The second sheet does not appear in this file.
Ambalindum Census for 17.10.1969
European Name Aboriginal Name Group Tribe Reln Sex Born Caste
Charlie Chisholm Ngala Anmatjira H M .1938
Father is Albert, Mbitjana, from Mt Allen.
Mother is Molly, Pangata, from Mt Allen.
Wife is Carmel Chisholm, at Santa Theresa.
Child is Kevin, infant, at Santa Theresa.)
Gordon Wallace Pultara Aranda H M .1934
(Born Ross River.
Father is Bruce Wallace.
Mother is Eliza Wallace.
Brother is Douglas Wallace, at Ross River.
There are other siblings.
Wife is Jacinta Wallace , daughter of Jack Cavanagh (born Ambalindum) and Lena Cavanagh.
Wife is now at Santa Theresa.)
Jack Cavanagh Purula Aranda H M .1922
(Jack was born at Ambalindum. Parents are both deceased.
Alice Springs records he would seem older than this, approximately 1910.
Wife is Lena Cavanagh, Pananka, whose father is Crookneck George, Pultara.
Child is Elizabeth Cavanagh, at Santa Theresa.
Child is Anne Cavanagh, at Santa Theresa.
Child is John Cavanagh, at Santa Theresa.Child is Gordon Cavanagh, at Santa Theresa.)
Louis Mulidad Kamara Aranda H M .1928
(Father is deceased. Mother is Tilley.
Brother is Brendan.
Sister is Helen.
Wife is Doreen Mulidad, Pultara, at Santa Theresa, whose father is Sammy Palmer and whose mother is deceased.
Child is Marie Theresa Mulidad, single, at Santa Theresa.)
Rupert Palmer Pultara Aranda H M .1920 3/4C
(Born Bond Springs.
Father is Dick Palmer, Ngwarai.
Mother is Mary Palmer, Ngala.
Wife is Martha Palmer, Kamara, born Bond Springs, now at Santa Theresa.
Child is Leonie Palmer.
Child is Gertrude Palmer.
Child is Rachel Palmer.
Child is Cecilie Palmer.
Child is Yvonne Palmer.
Child is Raymond Palmer.
Child is Robert Palmer.
Child is Phillip Palmer, at Alice Springs.