Deebing Creek Industrial School 1906 - 1915


Chief Protector of Aborigines Miscellaneous Items 1857 - 1951/52 Item ID 716261 Previous System Location A/69418;SRS4354/1/52 Access Category 0 years Queensland State Archives Copyright Paul Mackett 1996 File 1915 Deebing Creek Industrial School 1915 Return of Inmates [Where lists of names remain the same in any month in a given year I have not repeated the list. However the age amy be slightly different but I dont think this is too important.] November 1915 William Coulahan, 9 yrs, born 1906, committed 1913 Many Peaks, theft, sentence 7 yrs Reggie Daylight, 10 yrs, born 1904, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs Ronnie Daylight, 6 yrs, born 1908, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs George Daylight, 4 yrs, born 1910, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs Roy Fogarty, 7 yrs, born 1908, By Order Chief Protector, Boonah, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs December 1915 William Coulahan, 9 yrs, born 1906, committed 1913 Many Peaks, theft, sentence 7 yrs Reggie Daylight, 10 yrs, born 1904, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs Ronnie Daylight, 6 yrs, born 1908, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs George Daylight, 4 yrs, born 1910, committed 1913 Deebing Creek, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs Roy Fogarty, 7 yrs, born 1908, By Order Chief Protector, Boonah, neglected child, sentence 7 yrs Correspondence dated 22.11.1915 about application for exemption by Frank Smith H/C. Not Recommended. Frank Smith raised Nanango Station. Mother is Lizzie Smith who absconded from Deebing Creek 20. 9.1915 Correspondence dated 18. 2.1915 about admitting the following children as they have no one to support them Elsie Rouse, 10 yrs Harry Rouse, 8 yrs Alfie Rouse, 5 yrs Ernest Smith, 7 yrs Jack Smith, 5 yrs Eric Smith, 8 yrs Annie Rolfe, 10 yrs Norah Morris, 5 yrs Eileen Morris, 8 yrs Correspondence dated 22. 3.1915 states Tommy McGrath released from Ipswich Hospital. Children are Eva McGrath Jack McGrath Baby died 8. 3.1915 Wife died 1915 1907 Deebing Creek Deebing Creek Industrial School 1907 Return of Inmates January 1907 Arthur, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Paddy, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Jackey, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Chloey, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Janey, aged 5 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Daisy, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Lily, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Bertie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Rosie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Freddy, aged 3 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Florrie, aged 3 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs George, aged 2 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Matilda Williams, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Crows Nest, neglected, 5 yrs Annie, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Nellie, aged 8 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Kitty, aged 6 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eddie, aged 5 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eveline, aged 7 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Fred, aged 6 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Harry, aged 6 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Totsy, aged 3 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Norman, aged 7 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Theresa, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Tottie, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs February 1907 Arthur, aged 11 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Janie, aged 6y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Daisy, aged 5y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Lilly, aged 5y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Bertie, aged 5y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Rosey, aged 5y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Freddy, aged 4y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Florrie, aged 4y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs George, aged 3y 9m, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Annie, aged 10y 4m, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Nellie, aged 9y 4m, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Kitty, aged 7y 4m, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eddie, aged 6y 4m, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eveline, aged 8y 4m, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Fred, aged 7y 10m, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Harry, aged 7y 10m, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Totsy, aged 5y 10m, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Norman, aged 9y 9m, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Theresa, aged 10y 9m, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Tottie, aged 10y 9m, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs The same list of names appears for March, May and June 1915. Letter dated 19. 2.1907 Ipswich lists children removed from the Industrial School and Home since January 1906. From The House Alice, 15 yrs Nellie, 12 yrs Minnie, 16 yrs May Thompson, 16 yrs Jessie Thompson, 13 yrs ------ Howling, 16 yrs Kate How Ling, 13 yrs Mary Brown, 17 yrs Bundanda, 12 yrs Kathleen, 13 yrs Grace, 12 yrs From the Industrial School Esther, aged 12 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 3 yrs Amy, aged 12 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 4 yrs Amy, aged 13 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 2 yrs Christina, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, 7 yrs Queenie, aged 13 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 3 yrs Dick, aged 14 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 2 yrs Paddy, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, 7 yrs Niney?, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 7 yrs Jackie, aged 8 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, 7 yrs Matilda, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Crows Nest, 5 yrs Chloey, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, 7 yrs 1906 Deebing Creek Deebing Creek Industrial School 1906 Return of Inmates January 1906 Harry Wilson, aged 11 yrs, transferred from Westbrook Reformatory, Christina, aged 11 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Arthur, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Paddy, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Jackey, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Chloey, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Janey, aged 5 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Daisy, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Lily, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Bertie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Rosie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Freddy, aged 3 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Florrie, aged 3 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs George, aged 2 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Matilda Williams, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Crows Nest, neglected, 5 yrs Annie, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Nellie, aged 8 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Kitty, aged 6 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eddie, aged 5 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eveline, aged 7 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Billy Maloney, aged 14 yrs, committed 1905 Dalby, theft, 1 yr Fred, aged 6 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Harry, aged 6 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Totsy, aged 3 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Norman, aged 7 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Clara, aged 7 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Dick, aged 14 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 2 yrs Niney, aged 8 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 2 yrs Queenie, aged 13 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 3 yrs Theresa, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Tottie, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Amy, aged 13 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 2 yrs Amy, aged 12 yrs, committed 1905 St George, 4 yrs Esther, aged 12 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 3 yrs February and March are same as January less Harry Wilson and Billy Maloney. April to July are same as February and March less Clara Same list of names for August, September and October 1906 less Esther November 1906 Arthur, aged 11 yrs, committed 1904 Rockhampton, neglected, 7 yrs Paddy, aged 11 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Jackey, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Chloey, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Janey, aged 5 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Daisy, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Lily, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Bertie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Rosie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Freddy, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Florrie, aged 4 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs George, aged 3 yrs, committed 1904 Roma, neglected, 7 yrs Matilda Williams, aged 11 yrs, committed 1904 Crows Nest, neglected, 5 yrs Annie, aged 10 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Nellie, aged 9 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Kitty, aged 7 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eddie, aged 6 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Eveline, aged 8 yrs, committed 1904 Taroom, neglected, 3 yrs Fred, aged 8 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Harry, aged 8 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Totsy, aged 5 yrs, committed 1905 Charleville, neglected, 7 yrs Norman, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Dick, aged 15 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 2 yrs Niney, aged 9 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 2 yrs Theresa, aged 10 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Tottie, aged 10 yrs, committed 1905 St George, neglected, 7 yrs Same list of names for December 1906. List of children under agreement for January - April, June and July 1906 are Kate How Ling, 13 yrs Jackie, 12 yrs Andrew, 12 yrs Alice Tanner, 13 yrs Nellie Tanner, 11 yrs Dorothy Salisbury, 13 yrs Grace Salisbury, 8 yrs Ethel, 7 yrs Alec Benanda, 9 yrs Mary Brown, 13 yrs Tommmy, 8 yrs Removal Order dated 3. 3.1906 from Ipswich to Deebing Creek for Arthur, 16 yrs, F/B, sentenced in Rockhampton to 7 yrs Unnamed I have not attempted a complete extraction of this bundle. It would certainly be worth doing.
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