Rockhampton Downs Station 1942 - 1962


National Archives of Australia, Darwin Office Series NTAC1976/5 Item 1963/504 Rockhampton Downs Employment and Welfare on Pastoral Properties 30. 6.1942 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1942 Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Gerald, Stockman, son Len, daughter Mary Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma Paddy, Stockman Paris, Stockman, mother Nellie Aussie, Stockman, mother and sister Ginnie and Jessie Chuckler, Stockman Mundy, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billy, Stockman, mother and sister Maudie and Nora Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Gracie, House Gin Annie, aged and infirm Ginnie, aged and infirm Ginnie, aged and infirm Charlie, aged and infirm Bally, aged and infirm Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Billy, aged and infirm 31.12.1942 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1942 Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Gerald, Stockman, son Len, daughters Mary and Dolly Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Paddy, Stockman Paris, Stockman Aussie, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman Mundie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billy, Stockman, mother and sister Maudie and Nora Jack, Stockman, wife Kitty, children Biddy, Joe and Jerry Roderick Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin, daughter Jessie ? (may be daughter of one of the other House gins) Ginnie, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Annie, aged and infirm Ginnie, aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm 30. 6.1943 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1943 Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Gerald, Stockman, son Len, daughters Mary and Dolly Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Paddy, Stockman Paris, Stockman, wife Ginnie, daughters Jessie and Sarah Aussie, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora Mundie, Stockman Billy, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Maudie, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor, male Mollie Nancy and children Stanley and Netta Fanny and son Barney Edie and son Joe Nellie Dick 31.12.1943 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1943 Paris, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Tommy, Stockman Freddie, Stockman, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora Aussie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Mundy, Stockman Billy, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Gerald, Stockman, son Len, daughters Mary and Dolly Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Maudie, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor, male Mollie Nancy and children Stanley and Netta Fanny and son Barney Edie and son Joe Nellie Dick Undated Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending Undated Paris, Stockman, mother Ginnie, wife Jessie, daughter Ginnie Aussie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billie, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Paddy (2), Stockman Gerald, Stockman, sons Len and Jackie, daughters Mary and Dolly Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Mollie, House Gin, daughter Nellie Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor, male Nancy and children Stanley and Netta Fanny and son Barney Edie and son Joe Nellie Dick 31.12.1944 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1944 Paris, Stockman, mother Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy (1), Stockman Billie, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Stockman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim and Rainyerri Paddy (2), Stockman Gerald, Stockman, sons Len and Jackie, daughters Mary and Dolly Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Nellie, House Gin, daughter Nellie Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie (2), aged and infirm Nellie Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor, male Nancy and children Stanley and Netta Fanny and son Barney Edie and son Joe Mollie Rosie Dick 21. 7.1944 Inspection of Rockhampton Downs Station Manager Get Easey Date of Inspection 21. 7.1944 Employees Stan Morgan, 36 yrs, single, Head Stockman Harry Pumpe, 64 yrs, single, General Station Ron Easey, 17 yrs, single, General Stationhand Health of Natives Chuckler with pneumonia was transported to Tennant Hospital Minnie with pneumonia was transported to Tennant Hospital Paris with stomach trouble was transported to Tennant Hospital All other natives look well Aboriginals who have died The following all passed away during the first 6 months of 1943 Mickie ) Jennie ) Dora ) Minnie ) Baldy ) Billy ) Charlie ) Gracie, 23 yrs, died June 1943 Child of Bessie had not received name Employment Stockmen 9 Domestic 3 Pumping at present No 16 native Paris. He is H/C but of same mentality as native. Male Employees with Dependants Paris Chuckla Nipper Gerald Male Employees without Dependants Aussie Paddy Billy Tommy Paddy Noonan Munday Roderick Female Employees with Dependants Bessie, wife of Gerald, has three children Names of Dependants (not including wives and children working) Jennie, 46 yrs Norah, 23 yrs Infant Jessie Hare H/C, 13 yrs Chunuma, 7 yrs, male Rosie, 5 yrs Beetroot, 45 yrs, male Jennie No 2, 70 yrs Rosie, 60 yrs McGregor, 50 yrs, male Mollie, 30 yrs Nancy, 24 yrs Fanny, 20 yrs Stanley, 2 yrs Barney, 1 year Dick, 6 years Marie, 2 yrs Nellie, 11 yrs Len, 8 yrs Mary, 6 yrs Dolly, 3 yrs Jacky 1/2 year Half-castes Employment and Census Paris, 37 yrs, married Aussie, 22 yrs, single Billy Grant, 15 yrs, single Paddy Noonan, 17 yrs, single 17.10.1944 Registration of Aboriginals by W E Harney Paris Narabilinu Waramungu, 37 yrs, husband Jinnie Jinungalle Waramungu, wife, 46 yrs Jessie Hare H/C, child, 13 yrs, lives as native Aussie H/C, child, 22 yrs, lives as native Paddy Noonan H/C, child, 17 yrs Chuckla Simpson F/B, child, 24 yrs Aussie Negragurre H/C, 22 yrs Paddy Wudbejarri Kaditch, 23 yrs Billy Grant, 15 yrs, mother is Maudie Chuckler Simpson Willwergurri, 24 yrs Norah Moonmungalle Warramungu, wife, 23 yrs Infant just born, female Tommy Kundrogurre Waramungu, 27 yrs Nipper Djundedegurru Waramungu, 32 yrs Gracie, wife, deceased Chunuma Kilugurri, child, 7 yrs, male Rosie Lundroogurri, child, 5 yrs Freddie Pukeroogurru, 37 yrs Minnie Tudjparear, wife, 24 yrs, domestic Jim Jumindunginar, child, 7 yrs Rainyerri Pupetjoogurru, child, 4 yrs, male Infant just born (Frank) Paddy (2) Noonan Ugundagurra H/C, 17 yrs, mother Jinnie Gerald Dikartgurru Waramungu, 32 yrs Bessie Jibungoo Waramungu, wife, 29 yrs Len, child, 8 yrs Mary Lundrogurri, child, 6 yrs Dolly, child, 3 yrs Jackie, child, 1/2 year Monday Murrangonginar Waramungu, male, 20 yrs Roderick Kulyulyergurru, 24 yrs Beetroot Jabununga, male, 45 yrs Jennie No 2 Jenungale, 70 yrs Rosie Marejanjera, 60 yrs McGregor Warimilgurri Waramungu, 50 yrs Mollie leleiea Waramungu, wife 30 yrs Nancy Kuredea Waramungu, wife, 24 yrs Fanny Jimbidgunnie Waramungu, wife, 20 yrs Bumbillie, child, female, 13 yrs Stanley, child, 2 yrs Barney, child, 1 year Davey Beregulla Waramungu, 50 yrs Mary Ann Kuradangalle Waramungu, wife Dick Bimminde, child, 6 yrs Marie, child, 2 yrs Nellie Nalanba Waramungu, 11 yrs, orphan 30. 6.1945 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1945 Paris, Stockman, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy (1), Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Yardman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri and Frank Paddy (2), Stockman Gerald, Gardener, sons Len and Jackie, daughters Mary and Dolly Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Nora, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie, aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station Mollie Netta McGregor Nancy Nellie Davie Fanny Reita Maryanne Dick Violet Stanley Kitty Barney Winnie Wally May 30. 6.1945 Aboriginal Returns Alroy Downs for half-year ending 30. 6.1945 Employees - Male Galloping Tommy Sambo Sidney Snowy Jacky Johnny Victor Willie No 1 Willie No 2 (Avon Willie) Killrain Ned Powder Donald Murphy Pompey Francis Peter William H/C Employees - Female Carrie Dinah Dependants and Aged - Female Alice Maria May Maudie Rosie Daisy No 1 Daisy No 2 Violet Elsie Annie Kitty Ivy Gladys Jacky Jacky Dependants and Aged - Male Gingle Bean Darbin Henry Roy Hector Children - Male Robin Teddy Dora Children - Female Sybil Lucy Jill Lydia 31.12.1945 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1945 Paris, Stockman, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy (1), Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, baby girl born 9.10.1945 daughter Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Yardman, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri and Frank Paddy (2), Stockman Gerald, Gardener, sons Len and Jackie, daughters Mary and Dolly Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Nora, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie (2), aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station Mollie Nellie McGregor Nancy Netta Davie Fanny Reita Maryanne Dick Violet Stanley Kitty Barney Winnie Wally May 30. 6.1946 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1946 Paris, General, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughter Alice Tommy, Stockman Nipper, Gardener, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri and Frank Paddy, Stockman Gerald, Yardman, sons Len and Jackie, daughters Mary and Dolly and baby boy born 11. 1.1946 Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Netta, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station Mollie Reita Nancy May Fanny Stanley Violet Barney Kitty Wally Winnie McGregor Davie 1.12.1946 From Rockhampton Downs to Alice Springs - Ration Books Children under 9 years of age Len Rosie Frank Mary Jim May Wally Barney Stanley Chunuma Dolly Jackie Rainyerri Adults Freddie Beetroot Nipper Chuckler Paddy (1) Dick Aussie Mundie Billie Paris Gerald Tommy Paddy (2) Roderick McGregor Davie Fanny Jessie Kitty Winnie Nancy Mollie Netta Bessie Minnie Reita Nellie Nora Violet Ginnie (1) Ginnie (2) Sarah John 12. 7.1947 From Rockhampton Downs to Alice Springs Baby girl born 16.11.1946 died 13. 5.1947 30. 6.1947 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1947 Paris, General, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy (1), Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughter Alice Tommy, Stockman Nipper, General, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri, Frank and Peter Paddy (2), Stockman Gerald, Gardener, sons Len, Jackie and Albert, daughters Mary and Dolly Mundie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman, wife Lucy Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Netta, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor Davie Winnie Kitty Violet Mollie Nancy Fanny Reita Harry Stanley May Wally 31.12.1947 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1947 Paris, General, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy (1), Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughter Alice Tommy, Stockman Nipper, General, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri, Frank and Peter Roderick, Stockman, wife Lucy Gerald, Gardener, sons Len, Jackie and Albert, daughters Mary and Dolly Paddy (2), Stockman Mundie, Stockman Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Netta, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor Davie Winnie Kitty Violet Mollie Nancy Fanny Reita Harry Stanley May Wally 30. 6.1948 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1948 Paris, General, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Freddie, Stockman, sons Jim, Rainyerri, Frank and Peter Paddy (1), Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughters Alice and Elsie Tommy, Stockman Nipper, General, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Gerald, Gardener, sons Len, Jackie and Albert, daughters Mary and Dolly Paddy (2), General Roderick, Stockman Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Mundie, Stockman Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Netta, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor Doris Kitty Violet Mollie Nancy Fanny Reita Harry Stan May Wally Andy Baby girl 31.12.1948 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 31.12.1948 Paris, General, wife Ginnie, daughter Jessie Aussie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billy, Stockman Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughters Alice and Elsie Tommy, Stockman Nipper, General, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Gerald, Gardener, sons Len, Jackie and Albert, daughters Mary and Dolly Roderick, Stockman Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Andy, Stockman Mundie, Stockman Freddie, General, sons Jim, Rainyerri, Frank and Peter Bessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Netta, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Nellie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor Davie Kitty Mollie Violet Nancy Fanny Reita Harry Stan May Wally Linda Beryl 30. 6.1949 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ending 30. 6.1949 (Sheet torn abd part dependants missing) Paris, General, wife Ginnie Aussie, Stockman Paddy, Stockman Billy, General Chuckler, Stockman, wife Nora, daughters Alice and Elsie Tommy, Stockman, wife Rosie Nipper, General, son Chunuma and daughter Rosie Gerald, Gardener, sons Len, Jackie and Albert, daughters Mary and Dolly and baby girl Dick, Stockman John, Stockman Andy, Stockman Mundie, Stockman Freddie, General, sons Jim, Rainyerri, Frank and Peter Johnnie, Stockman Roderick, Stockman Jessie, House Gin Minnie, House Gin Sarah, House Gin Beetroot, aged and infirm, male Ginnie aged and infirm Annie, aged and infirm Other Aboriginals dependant on the Station McGregor Davie Kitty Mollie Violet Nancy Fanny Reita Harry Stan May Wally 23.12.1949 From Alice Springs to Darwin Refers to deaths of Dolly (Nugga) and Mary (Landra) at Rockhampton Downs. 28.10.1949 Registration of Aboriginals Nipper, Warramunga, 36 yrs, children Chumina 12 yrs, male and Rosie 10 yrs Gerald, 36 yrs, wife Bessie H/C Afghan 34 yrs, children len 13 yrs, Mary 11 yrs, Dolly 9 yrs, Jackie 6 yrs, Albert 4 yrs, Ruth 10 mths Chuckler H/C Island blood 30 yrs, wife Nora 28 yrs, children Alice 4 yrs, Elsie 2 yrs, Kate 3 mths Davey, 46 yrs, wife Winnie 24 yrs, children Violet 18 yrs, Dick 16 yrs, May 9 yrs, Wally 3 yrs McGregor 48 yrs, wife 1 Nancy 38 yrs, children 1 John 20 yrs, Netta 12 yrs, Stan 6 yrs, wife 2 Fanny 34 yrs, children 2 Harry 5 yrs, wife 3 Molly 44 yrs (McGregor said to be brother of Davie) Johnny 30 yrs, wife 1 Gracie 24 yrs, wife 2 Ruby 32 yrs, child Jane 6 mths Freddie 42 yrs, wife Minnie 32 yrs, children Jim 11 yrs, Ranyeri 9 yrs, Frank 4 yrs, Peter 2 yrs Paris H/C 40 yrs, wife Jinnie 40 yrs, children Paddy 3/4C 21 yrs, Jessie 3/4C 18 yrs (child Helen 7/8C 7 mths), Ossie 3/4C 26 yrs Tommy 36 yrs, wife Rosie 19 yrs Kitty, 40 yrs, children Barney 16 yrs, Rita 12 yrs Jinnie 60 yrs Sarah 30 yrs Roderick 34 yrs Beetroot 44 yrs Monday 23 yrs Billie Grant H/C 20 yrs Andy 17 yrs 13. 2.1950 From Native Affairs Alice Springs to BDM Alice Springs Death of two female aboriginal children who died on Rockhampton Downs Station on or about 3.12.1949. 30. 6.1950 Maintenance Claim 1. 4.1950 - 30. 6.1950 Barnabus Myinnoo Len Gluggarudgie Chunuma Gillyillgurrie Jim Jumanunganoongoo Beetroot Beetrie Roderick Ggoolullegurrie Mundy Murragunoonoo Billy Grant Underjurrie Freddie Buggagurrie, wife Minnie, children Jim, Rainyerie, Frank, Peter, Colin Tommy Joogooroo, wife Rosie, infant Chuckler Wirrie-Wirrie, wife Norah, children Alice, Elsie, Kate John Wungillgurrie Paris Murrawudgie Aussie Ujeragurrie Gerald Digutcurrie, wife Bessie, children Jacky, Albert, Ruth Nipper Dunegiddegurrie, widower, children Chunuma, Rosie Davie Beegullangoonoo, wife Winnie, children Violet, May, Wally Johnnie Bungederrendee, wife Gracie, child Jane Dick Binninindie McGregor Uyeramorroo, wife Fannie and children Harrie and infant, wife Nancy and child Stan Andy Dinjullamudgie Paddy Birrajurie Sarah Illgingie Minnie Wagunburna Ruby Mundararree Fannie Gibungnullie Taylor Chapanunga Bertie Chumoray Mollie Lilleria, 3rd wife of employee McGregor Ginnie 2 Wirrie Wirrie, aged female Ginnie 3 Waruglie, aged female Blanche Giddeanulli, aged female Johnson Indenunnoo, aged male Kitty Cardie, unemployed widow Reita Lenginullie, unemployed Jessie Ungillnullie, unemployed Albert Junjunda 5 yrs, 2nd child of Gerald Ruth Minigarrie 3 yrs, 3rd child of Gerald Frank Duckula 7 yrs, 2nd child of Freddie Peter Binchilli 4 yrs, 3rd child of Freddie Elsie Booldoolgoo 3 yrs, 2nd child of Chuckler Kate Girrigie 2 yrs, 3rd child of Chuckler Harry Begulla - Ooloonoo 8 yrs, see below May Ingirrinulla 7 yrs, 2nd child of Davie Wally Moonmoondrungoo 5 yrs, 3rd child of Davie (Harry, the child of McGregor - Fannie is claimed for because Stan, the child of McGregor - Nancy is maintained by the Station) 28. 7.1950 Inspection of Rockhampton Downs Station Owner Australian Agricultural Company and Peel River Land and Mineral Company Manager Mr G A Easey Situation From Tennant Creek 76 miles on the Mount Isa Road (Barkly Highway) then 26 miles north. Bounded on the north by Eva Downs Station,east to Brunette Station, west to Brunchilly Station, south to desert. Date of Inspection 23-28. 7.1950 Nominal Roll of Employees as at 30. 6.1950 Barnabus Myinnoo, Stockman Len Gluggarudgie, Stockman Chunuma Gillyillgurrie, Stockman Jim Jumanunganoongoo, General Hand Beetroot Beetrie, Gardener Roderick Ggoolullegurrie, employed to 31. 3.1950 Taylor Chapanunga, Stockman Bertie Chumoray, Stockman Billy Grant Underjurrie, Stockman * Freddie Buggagurrie, Stockman Tommy Joogooroo, Stockman Chuckler Wirrie-Wirrie, Stockman * John Wungillgurrie, Stockman Paris Murrawudgie, General Hand * Aussie Ujeragurrie, Stockman * Gerald Digutcurrie, Gardener Nipper Dunegiddegurrie, General Hand Davie Beegullangoonoo, Stockman Johnnie Bungederrendee, Stockman Dick Binninindie, Stockman McGregor Uyeramorroo, General Hand Andy Dinjullamudgie, Stockman Paddy Birrajurie, Stockman * Sarah Illgingie, Domestic Minnie Wagunburna, Domestic Ruby Mundararree, Laundress Fannie Gibungnullie, Laundress All the above are full blood Warramunga, excepting those marked *. See list of part aboriginals later. Family Groups and Dependants Gerald Digutcurrie Bessie Jillbungoo H/C Aborigine / Afghan, 30 yrs, wife Jacky Wargunnee, 6 yrs, child Albert Junjunda, 5 yrs, child Ruth Minigarrie, 3 yrs, child Freddie Buggagurrie Minnie Wagunburna, 30 yrs, wife Jim Jumanunganoongoo, 13 yrs, child Rainyerrie Larbindeebinguna, 11 yrs, child Frank Duckula, 7 yrs, child Peter Binchilli, 4 yrs, child Colin, 4 mths, child Chuckler Wirrie-wirrie 3/4 Aborigine Norah Moonmoonullie, 23 yrs, wife Alice Breenullie, 5 yrs, child Elsie Booldoolgoo, 3 yrs, child Kate girrigie, 2 yrs, child Nipper Dunegiddegurrie Unnamed deceased 1944, wife Chunuma Gillyillgurrie, 11 yrs, child Rosie Ilbena, 9 yrs, child McGregor Uyeramorroo Fannie Gibungnullie, 25 yrs, wife Harry Begulla-ooloonoo, 8 yrs, child Infant, 6 mths, child McGregor Uyeramorroo Nancy Gurradirra, wife Netta Narbareenullie, 16 yrs, child (wife of Mick Taylor F/B) Stan Dullill, 6 yrs, child Davie Beegullangonoo Winnie Munnanullie, wife Violet Bimbillie, 18 yrs, child May Ingirrinulla, 7 yrs, child Wally Moonmoondrungoo, 5 yrs, child Tommy Joogooroo Rosie Jimungillie, 26 yrs, wife Infant, 1 year, child Kalingma-oonoo (deceased 1950) Kitty Cardie, wife Reita Lenginullie, 13 yrs, child Johnnie Bugenderrendee Gracie Warringrulli, wife Jane, 1 year, child Unknown, father Jessie Ungillnulli, 17 yrs, mother Helen, 1 year, child Other Dependants Ginnie 1, wife of Paris employee Ginnie 2 wirrie-wirrie, old woman Ginnie 3 waruglie, old woman Blanch H/C, wife of Johnson, old couple Jessie ungillnulli H/C unemployed, living as native Part Aboriginals Jessie Ungillnulli, 17 yrs, unemployed Bessie Jillungoo, 30 yrs, H/C Aborigine / Afghan, unemployed wife of Gerald Paddy Birrajurie, employed as Stockman Aussie Ujeragurrie, employed as Stockman Paris Murrawudgie, employed as General Hand Billy Grant Underjurrie, employed as Stockman Chuckler Wirrie-wirrie, employed as Stockman Note All part aborigines have native names and are tribal members, living as natives. With the exception of Aussie, it is not considered that any of them have sufficient intelligence to warrant payment at a higher rate. Child Endowment Gracie Warringrulli Jane, 1 year, child Kitty Cardie Reita Lenginullie, 13 yrs, child Fannie Gibungnullie Harry Begulla-ooloonoo, 8 yrs, child Infant, 6 mths, child Unnamed deceased 1944 Rosie Ilbena, 9 yrs, child Rosie Jimungillie Infant, 1 year, child Nancy Gurradirra, wife Stan Dullill, 6 yrs, child Bessie Jillbungoo Jacky Wargunnee, 6 yrs, child Albert Junjunda, 5 yrs, child Ruth Minigarrie, 3 yrs, child Winnie Munnanullie May Ingirrinulla, 7 yrs, child Wally Moonmoondrungoo, 5 yrs, child Norah Moonmoonullie Alice Breenullie, 5 yrs, child Elsie Booldoolgoo, 3 yrs, child Kate girrigie, 2 yrs, child Minnie Wagunburna Rainyerrie Larbindeebinguna, 11 yrs, child Frank Duckula, 7 yrs, child Peter Binchilli, 4 yrs, child Colin, 4 mths, child Jessie Ungillnulli Helen, 1 year, child 5.12.1950 Update on Part Aboriginals listed in Inspection above Jessie Ungillnulli H/C, 18 yrs, born about 1932 Rockhampton Downs Station, father said to be Tommy Hare (European), mother Jinny F/B Helen, about 18 mths old, born 1949, father unknown full blood according to the Manager of the Station, mother Jessie Ungillnulli above Bessie Jillungoo H/C Aborigine / Afghan, aboyt 34 yrs, born about 1916 Rockhampton Downs Station, father not known but presumed to be Afghan, mother Jinny F/B, tribally married to Gerald Digutcurrie F/B Blanch H/C, about 50 yrs, born about 1900, tribally married to Johnson F/B Blanch and Johnson were at Frewena on 15.11.1950 Aussie Ujeragurrie H/C, 26 yrs, born 1924 Alroy Downs Station, father not known, mother Jinny 1 F/B, Stockman Paris Murrawudgie H/C, 42 yrs, born 1908 Alroy Downs Station, father not known, mother Blind Jinnie 2 (Wirrie wirrie), tribally married to Jinny 1 F/B, Stockman Billy Grant Underjurrie H/C, 18 yrs, born 1932 Rockhampton Downs Station, father Billy Grant (European), mother Maudie Booroonga Alroy Downs Station, Stockman Chuckler Wirrie-wirrie 3/4C, 28 yrs, born 1922 Alroy Downs Station, father Jack Simpson (H/C Kanaka), mother Jinny 1 (wife of Paris above), married to Norah moonmoonnullie F/B, Stockman Paddy Ugunda-gurrie H/C, 21 yrs, born 10. 8.1929 Rockhampton Downs Station, father Michael Noonan (European), mother Jinny 1, single, Stockman I do not consider that any of the above part aboriginals are worth more than one pound per week. They all live as natives and are all tribal members. Paris was in the bush until he was nearly 20 years old and learnt to speak a few words of English only recently. 5.12.1950 From Alice Springs to Darwin Re Death of Kalingma-oonoo and Rockhampton Downs Station His widow Kitty Cardie, who speaks very little English, said her husband died at either Phillip Creek Settlement or at Tennant Creek. 4. 2.1952 Aboriginal employees at Rockhampton Downs Station Billy Grant Underjurrie Freddie Buggagurrie Tommy Joogooroo Chuckler Wirrie-Wirrie John Wungillgurrie Paris Murrawudgie Aussie Ujeragurrie Johnnie Bungederrendee Dick Binninindie Paddy Birrajurie Barnabus Myinnoo Len Gluggarudgie Chunuma Gillyillgurrie Gerald Digutcurrie Nipper Dunegiddegurrie McGregor Uyeramorroo Angus Sambuckcurrie Waistcoat Quearmurra Roderick Ggoolullegurrie Sarah Illgingie Minnie Wagunburna Ruby Mundararree Mollie Lilleria Violet Bimbillie 31. 5.1962 From Alice Springs to Tennant Creek Child Endowment claim for 14. 3.1962 - 5. 6.1962 Alice and child Betty Bessie Lindinjumu and children Ruth, Ned, Wendy Dolly Nungarai and children Michael, Jessie Fanny Jibungali and child Anne Lorna Gorangunji and child Irene Minnie Winigunga and children Colin, Penepole, Brian, Don Norah Munmunali and children Elsie, Kate, Polly Rosie Jimungali and children Marion, Bob, Janet, Joan 29. 8.1962 Census for Rockhampton Downs Station European Name Aboriginal Name Group Tribe Reln Sex Born Notes Fannie Jibungali Nabaljari Warramunga Wid F .1925 Housegirl, wife of McGregor deceased Ann Jurungaramuli Nabarula Warramunga Ch F .1950 Tommy Jugaru Jabaljari Warramunga H M .1912 Stockman Rosie Jimungali Nagamara Warramunga W F .1924 Housegirl Marion Namunga Ngabija Warramunga Ch F .1950 Bob Banbulaji Jabija Warramunga Ch M .1952 Joan Banabulaji Ngabija Warramunga Ch F .1954 Janice (Janet) Ngabija Warramunga Ch F 31. 3.1959 Mary Anne Ngabija Warramunga Ch F 27. 3.1962 Chuckler Wiriwiri Jangala Warramunga H M .1919 Stockman Nora P/C Munmunali Nabananga Warramunga W F .1927 Kate P/C Ch F .1949 Polly P/C Ch F .1953 Rosie Irijbuna Nalyeri Warramunga Sin F .1922 Housegirl Alec (Fat) Jakalgari Jabungadi Wailbri H M .1923 Assistant Engineer Marlene Nambidjimba Warramunga W F .1938 Housegirl Gerald Digudguri Jangala Warramunga H M .1912 Gardener Bessie W F Housegirl Ruth P/C Ch F 16. 1.1949 Ned P/C Ch M 2. 7.1951 Wendy P/C Ch F 23. 5.1953 Freddy Bagagari Jambajimba Wailbri H M .1913 Stockman Minnie Wininjungu Nangala Warramunga W F .1920 Peter Walubilli Jabaljari Warramunga Ch M .1946 Gardener Colin Gunagiji Jabaljari Warramunga Ch M .1950 Penepole Gunagiji Jabaljari Warramunga Ch F .1952 Brian Gunagiji Jabaljari Warramunga Ch M .1955 Dan (Don) Jabaljari Warramunga Ch M 24. 7.1959 Deceased 29.12.1960 Toby Jabaljari Warramunga Ch M 31. 1.1962 Johnny Tungananu Jungala Warramunga H M .1916 Stockman Lorna Junangunji Ngabada Warramunga W F .1946 Housegirl Joan Nambajimba Warramunga Ch F 21. 5.1960 Dinah Nambajimba Warramunga Ch F 19. 7.1962 Alec Jungala Warramunga H M .1903 Stockman Dolly (Violet) Nungarai Wailbri W F .1920 Michael Jambajimba Warramunga Ch M .1950 Jessie (Joy) Nambajimba Warramunga Ch F .1952 Ida Wid F Mother of May, aged and infirm Violet Wid F Aged and infirm Ruby Wid F Aged and infirm Jacky Sin M .1946 Stockman, P/C son of Gerald and Bessie Jimmy Sin M Stockman, ex Brunette Downs Nuggett Adenji Jabaldjari Warramunga Sin M .1944 Stockman Aussie (Ossie) Nirigari Jungala Warramunga H M .1920 Cowboy, married 1960 May Phillips Nungarai Wailbri W F .1945 Crippled Douglas (Slim) P/C Ch M 27. 7.1961 Stan Jilibaji Jabarula Warramunga Sin M .1942 Stockman ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


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