POA Cooktown - Wages Register 1955 - 1962

      Protector of Aborigines, Cooktown
      Wages Register . 2.1955 - . 6.1962
      Item ID 108840 
      Previous System Location POA13/9; PRV12691/1/7 
      Access Category 30 years
      Queensland State Archives
      
      
      Copyright  Paul Mackett 1995

      Page stuck to front of ledger lists the following
      
      George Logan G-47, Coen
      Helen Rootsey H-261, Coen
      Joe Rootsey J-123, Coen
      Henry Bramwell H-158, Coen
      Norman Tucandidgee, LRM
      Johnny Upton J-788

      Loose ledger sheets at front name
      Norman Monday N-50, 1962
      George Doughboy G-145, 1962
      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1962
      Jimmy Seagren J-120, 1962
      Mary Ann Monday M-726, 1962
      Mary Harte M-718, 1962
      Nellie Rossville N-323, 1962

      Main ledger starts here

      Alex Olbar A-497, 1955 - 1962, single
        Account transferred to Hopevale Mission

      Alick Olbar A-293, 1955 - 1962

      Annie Doughboy A-241, 1955 - 1959, wife of George Doughboy G-42

      Bamboo B-558, 1955 - 1957, husband of Ruby Friday R-401

      Frank Kerr F-216, 1958, husband of Hilda Kerr H-164
        Account transferred to Hopevale Mission

      Billy Corporal B-476, 1955 - 1961, account to Woorabinda 1957
        Son of Medium and Nancy Corporal

      Billy King B-344, 1955 - 1960, husband of Nellie King N-359

      Billy Mapoon B-286, 1955 - 1962, husband of Ida Mapoon I-55

      Cobey Oakey C-49, 1955, husband of Polly Cannon
        Died Kings Plains

      Bobbie Robert B-319, 1955 - 1961
        Resided for a while at Lockhart River Mission

      Charlie Ball B-353, 1955 - 1960, husband of Polly Ball (dec)      
        Died 1. 4.1960 Bloomfield River Mission

      Charlie Tayley C-42, 1955, husband of Clara Tayley C-229
        Account to Laura

      Clara C-229, 1955, wife of Charlie Tayley C-42
        Account to Laura

      Corporal C-54, 1955 - 1960, also known as Corporal Whitehand
        Husband of Rosie Corporal C-355
        Corporal died 4. 2.1961 Bloomfield River Mission

      Corporal Fat C-51, 1955 - 1957, husband of Georgina
        Died 20.11.1955 Gordonvale Memorial Hospital
        Buried 21.11.1955 Yarrabah Settlement

      Corporal Medium C-53, 1955 - 1961, husband of Nancy Corporal
        Son is Billy Corporal

      Dick Nandy D-309, 1955 - 1962, husband of Lila Bloomfield L-367

      Dina Stumpy D-476, 1955, wife of Jack Yanbun J-444
        Both now at Palm Island

      Doboy Jacky D-196, 1955 - 1957, husband of Doris Doboy D-424

      Dolly Harry D-264, 1955 - 1957, wife of Harry Sykes H-37

      Doris Doboy D-424, 1955 - 1959, wife of Doboy Jacky D-196
        Account closed. Now exempt.

      Douglas Jimmy D-323, 1955 - 1959, deceased

      Emily Bob E-133, 1955, wife of Bob
        Account transferred to Laura

      Emma Henry E-302, 1955, wife of Jimmy Henry J-584
        Now deceased

      Friday King F-113, 1955 - 1960, wife of Lex L-42
        Now at Hopevale, married to Jack -----

      George Doughboy G-143, 1955 - 1959
        Husband of Annie Doughboy A-241
  
      Gina Budgee G-266, 1955, husband of Mumbudgee 

      Grace Christensen G-291, 1955 - 1958, single, born 25.12.1942
        Account transferred to Mossman

      Harry Denman H-205, 1955 - 1959, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Harry (German) H-269, 1955 - 1959

      Hilda Kerr H-164, 1958 - 1959, wife of Frank Kerr F-216
        Account transferred to Hopevale. Died at Hopevale.

      Harry Shipton H-194, 1955 - 1958, husband of Emma, daughter
        of Ida Mapoon

      Harry Smith H-237, 1955 - 1962, husband of Louisa Smith L-353

      Harry Sykes H-37, 1955 - 1957

      Henry Bloomfield H-40, 1955, husband of Maudie Bloomfield M-416

      Harry Shipton H-194, 1958 - 1962, husband of Emma Shipton

      Hilda H-119, 1955, wife of Johnny Flinders J-596

      Harry Shipton H-194, 1962

      Ida Nudgee I-79, 1955 - 1962, wife of George Bremmer G-139
        Account transferred to Cairns

      Jack Friday J-472, 1955 - 1962, husband of Kitty Friday K-135

      Jack Yanbun J-444, 1955, husband of Dinah Stumpy D-476
        Both now at Palm Island

      Jean Sykes J-860, 1955 - 1956, wife of Paddy Nunn P-334
        Both now at Palm Island

      Jenny Brown J-318, 1955, deceased

      Mary Kerr M-985, 1958, daughter of Frank and Hilda Kerr
        Account transferred to Hopevale

      Jimmy Baird J-826, 1955 - 1959, single
        Account transferred to Palm Island

      Jimmy Ball J-501, 1955 - 1962, husband of Nancy Ball N-323

      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1955 - 1957, husband of Mary Harte M-718

      Jimmy Henry J-584, 1955 - 1959, husband of Emma Henry E-302

      Jimmy King J-834, 1955 - 1957, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Jimmy Nandy J-824, 1955
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Jimmy Henry J-584, 1959 - 1962, widower
        Wife was Emma Henry (deceased)

      Jimmy Olbar J-772, 1955 - 1961, wife is Elmer, daughter of
        Johnny Baird. Jimmy also known as Jimmy Kerry

      Jimmy Prentice J-633, 1958

      Raymond Kerr R-425, 1958 - 1959
        Account transferred to Hopevale Mission

      Johnny Flinders J-596, 1955, husband of Hilda Flinders H-119
        Account transferred to Laura and thence to Palm Island

      Johnny Johnston J-430, 1955 - 1961
        Husband of Lena Johnston L-178

      Lex L-42, 1955 - 1957, husband of Friday King
        Died at Cairns

      Lila Nandy (Bloomfield) L-367, 1955 - 1959
        Wife of Dick Nandy D-309

      Lindsay Nipper L-272, 1955 - 1958, husband of Wilma Nandy W-292
        Account transferred to Coen

      Lindsay Stumpy L-177, 1954 - 1955, husband of Queenie Stumpy Q-23
        Account transferred to Laura

      Lorleen Baird L-185, wife of Robert Baird R-239

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1955 - 1956, wife of Johnston

      Mary Harte M-718, wife of Jimmy Harte also known as 
        Jimmy Curraghmore

      Mattie Boatboy M-78, 1955 - 1959, widower
        Wife was Elsie Mattie E-274 (deceased)

      Maudie Bloomfield M-416, 1955, wife of Henry Bloomfield H-40
        Account transferred to Laura. Removed to Palm Island

      Michael Webb M-80, 1955 - 1958, single

      Mickey Bluetongue M-84, 1955, account transferred to Hopevale

      Mickey Drippin M-85, 1958 - 1962

      Mickey Drippin M-85, 1955 - 1958, single

      Midget King M-575, 1955 - 1961, widower, no children
        Wife was Malita King, daughter of Charlie Ball. She died
        on 6. 2.1961 at Goodna.

      Minnie Nandy M-426, 1955 - 1959, wife of Nandy N-42

      Munday Henry M-854, 1955 - 1957, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Nancy N-169, 1955 - 1961, wife of Corporal Medium C-53

      Nandy N-42, 1955 - 1962, husband of Minnie Nandy M-426

      Norman Nandy N-50, 1955 - 1959, widower
        Wife was Lizzie Monday (deceased)

      Nudgee Shipton N-48, 1955 - 1960, husband of Yearie Y-33

      Oscar Olbar O-4, 1955 - 1962, husband of Topsy Olbar T-322

      Paddy Nunn P-384, 1955 - 1956
        Account transferred to Palm Island

      Paddy Wallace P-197, 1959 - 1962

      Paddy Wallace P-197, 1955 - 1958
        Husband of Mary Wallace nee Yerry M-972

      Peter Creek P-302, 1955, husband of Ruby Creek
        Both now at Lockhart River Mission

      Polly Ball P-213, 1956 - 1957, wife of Charlie Ball C-353
        Died 5. 4.1960 at Bloomfield River Mission

      Polly Seagreen P-315, wife of Jimmy Seagreen
        Now at laura

      Robert Baird R-239, 1955 - 1962, husband of Lorleen Baird L-185

      Rosie Corporal R-355, 1955 - 1959, widow
        Husband was Corporal Whitehand (deceased)

      Ruth Ryan R-305, now at Hopevale Mission

      Sandy Tableland S-303, 1955, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda from Laura

      Spider Henry S-368, 1955 - 1957, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Terry Gibson T-431, 1955 - 1957, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Tiger Ryan T-264, 1955, account transferred to Hopevale Mission

      Toby Flinders T-254, 1955 - 1959, single, died at Cairns

      Tommy Ball T-351, 1955 - 1960
        Husband of Molly Yanbun Ball M-691

      Violet Bloomfield V-52, 1955
        Account transferred to Mossman

      Walker Johnny W-38, 1959 - 1962, husband of Ivy Yerry I-97

      Walker Johnny W-38, 1955 - 1958, husband of Ivy Yerry I-97

      Wilbur W-41, 1955 - 1956, single

      Wilma Nandy W-292, 1955 - 1957, wife of Lindsay Nipper L-272
        Account transferred to Coen

      Yearie Y-33, 1955 - 1959, wife of Nudgee

      Young Yougie Y-18

      Young Yougie Y-18, 1955 - 1961, husband of Barbara Yougie B-445

      Joe Burns J-471, 1955, husband of Ida Burns
        Account transferred to Hopevale

      King George K-14, 1955 - 1962, single

      Polly Cannon P-169, 1955, wife of Cobey Oakey
        Account transferred to Laura

      Ruby Creek R-263, 1955, wife of Peter Creek P-302
        Account transferred to Lockhart River Mission

      Ivy Walker (nee Yerry) I-97, 1955 - 1960
        Wife of Walker Johnny W-38

      Sambo Parsons S-372, 1955, died in 1956 at Laura

      Reggie King R-400, 1955 - 1958, single
        Account transferred to Woorabinda

      Nellie Nunn N-407, 1955 - 1961, single
        Died at cairns on 31.12.1958. Estate to
        Ruby Creek, daughter, LRM
        Lily Creek, daughter, Mossman
        Paddy Nunn, son, Woorabinda

      Wilbur W-41, 1956 - 1957, single, exempt 4.11.1957

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1956 - 1957, wife of Johnston

      Bamboo Friday B-558, 1957 - 1958, husband of Ruby Friday R-401

      Lex L-42, 1957 - 1958, husband of Friday King F-113
        Died 2. 2.1959 Cairns Base Hospital

      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1957 - 1959, husband of Mary Harte M-718

      Dolly Harry D-264, 1957 - 1958, wife of Harry Sykes H-37

      Kitty Friday K-135, 1957 - 1962, wife of Jack Friday J-478
        Maintenance from Billy Corporal for child David Friday
        cancelled. David Friday died on 13. 2.1961.

      Harry Sykes H-37, 1957 - 1959, husband of Dolly Harry D-264
        Account transferred to Georgetown

      Doboy Jacky D-196, 1958 - 1960, husband of Doris Doboy D-424
        Exempt from 4. 2.1960

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1957 - 1958, wife of Johnston

      Michael Webb M-80, 1958 - 1961, single

      Mabel Olbar M-762, 1958 - 1962, single
        account transferred from Mossman in 1958

      Bamboo Friday B-558, 1958 - 1960, husband of Ruby Friday R-401

      Dolly Harry D-264, 1958 - 1959, wife of Harry Sykes H-37

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1958 - 1959, wife of Johnston
        Account transferred to Yarrabah Mission

      Lex L-42, 1958 - 1960, husband of Friday King F-113
        Died 2. 2.1959 at Cairns Base Hospital.

      Barabara Yougie B-613, 1959 - 1961, single, born 29. 6.1942
        Daughter of Barbara Yougie B-445

      Jimmy Seagren J-120, 1959 - 1960

      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1959 - 1960, husband of Mary Harte M-718

      Paddy Davis also known as Paddy Rex P-97, 1959 - 1960
        Died 8. 5.1963 Bloomfield River Mission
        Buried 9. 5.1963

      Charlie Sykes C-380, 1959 - 1962
        Account transferred from Mossman

      Henry Walker H-356, 1959 - 1962, single, born 1. 7.1941
        Son of Johnny Walker W-38

      Roy Nandy R-458, 1959 - 1962, single, born 3. 6.1943
        Son of Minnie Nandy M-426

      Polly Cannon P-169, 1959, account transferred to Laura

      Norman Monday N-50, 1959 - 1961
        Now living with Mary Ann Johnston M-726

      Jacko Douglas, 1959, account transferred to Hopevale

      Norman Monday N-50, 1961 - 1962

      George Bremmer G-139, 1959 - 1961
        Husband of Ida Bremmer (formerly Nudgee) I-97
        Account transferred to Palm Island

      Ida Bremmer (formerly Nudgee) I-97, 1959 - 1961
        Wife of George Bremmer G-139
        Account transferred to Palm Island

      George Doughboy G-145, 1960 - 1961

      Bob Yerry B-631, 1960 - 1962, born 1. 7.1939
        Son of Nellie Yerry

      Ernie Doughboy E-497, 1960 - 1962, single, born 1. 2.1942
        Son of George Doughboy G-145

      Mary Harte M-718, 1960 - 1961, wife of Jimmy Harte J-117

      Douglas Jimmy D-323, 1960 - 1961, widower
        Born 1878 Barrow Point
        Died 7. 7.1961 Cooktown District Hospital

      Nellie Rossville N-323, 1960 - 1961, widow

      Loose letter dated 5. 8.1960 mentions Polly Cannon

      Harry Sykes H-37, 1960 - 1962, husband of Dolly Harry Sykes D-264

      Eileen Mattie E-499, 1960 - 1961, born 12.10.1943
        Daughter of Mattie Boatboy M-78 
        Her mother was Elsie Mattie E-274 (deceased)

      Bamboo Friday B-558, 1960 - 1962, husband of Ruby Friday R-401

      Jimmy Seagren J-120, 1960 - 1961, widower

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1960 - 1961, widower
        Husband was Jimmy Johnston aka Johnston Douglas (deceased).

      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1960 - 1961, husband of Mary Harte M-718

      Lennie Yougie, 1960, born 2.10.1944, son of Barbara Yougie B-445
        and Young Yougie Y-18. Account transferred to Laura

      Oscar Olbar O-67, 1960 - 1962, born 1.10.1940
        Son of Topsy Olbar T-322

      Louisa Smith L-355, 1960 - 1961, born 1928 Cooktown
        Wife of Harry Smith H-237

      Nellie King N-359, 1960 - 1961, born 1919 Bloomfield
        Wife of Billy King B-344

      Tommy Nandy T-500, 1960 - 1961, born 27. 7.1944
        Son of Nandy N-42 and Minnie Nandy M-426

      Nellie Rossville N-323, 1961 - 1962, widow

      Mary Harte M-718, 1961 - 1962, wife of Jimmy Harte J-117

      Douglas Jimmy D-323, 1961, widower
        Died 7. 7.1961 Cooktown District Hospital

      Jimmy Seagren J-120, 1961 - 1962, widower

      Mary Ann Johnston M-726, 1961 - 1962, widow
        Now lives with Norman Monday N-50

      Bobbie Ball B-656, 1961, single, born 25. 7.1945
        Son of Molly Yanbun M-691

      Norah Smith N-453, single, daughter of Louisa Smith L-355
        Born? 24. 7.1945

      Michael Webb M-80, 1961 - 1962, single

      George Doughboy G-145, 1962, husband of Annie Doughboy A-241

      Nellie Rossville N-323, 1962, widow

      Mary Harte M-718, 1962, wife of Jimmy Harte J-117

      Dolly Sykes D-264, 1962, wife of Harry Sykes H-37

      Jimmy Seagren J-120, 1961 - 1962, widower

      Jimmy Harte J-117, 1962, husband of Mary Harte  M-718

      Mary Ann Johnston M-727, 1962
        Tribally married to Norman Monday N-50

      Lennie Yougie L-499, 1962, born 2.10.1944, single

      Adjustment account mentions

      Johnny Upton, Coen
      Nudgee, Laura
      Tana Nona, Thursday Island
      Narris Nona, Thursday Island
      Josy Nona, Thursday Island
      Philomena Nona, Thursday Island
      --- Nawil, Thursday Island
      Tala Lui, Thursday Island
      Joe Burns, Hopevale
      George Togan, Coen
      Lukin, Coen
      Hector Wallace, Hopevale      
      George Pegus, Laura
      Jacky Doughboy, Laura
      Joe Rootsey, Laura
      Albert Lakefield, Coen
      Lindsay Stumpy, Laura
      Charlie Tayley, Laura
      Gilbert, Laura
      Arthur Sellars, Laura
      Doughboy, Laura
      Alick Creek, Mossman
      Jackie Brown, Cairns
      Willie Boxer, Weipa
      Joey Boxer, Weipa
      Cobey Oakey, Laura
      Jerry Coleman, Coen
      Trooper Harry, Laura
      Albert Lowdown, Coen
      Wilson Quinkan, Coen
      Bob Bassani, Coen
      Sunlight Bassani, Coen
      Lillie Creek, Mossman
      Monty Woibo, Hopevale
      Jerry Musgrave, Laura
      Bobby Kenny, Laura
      Jimmy Seagren, Laura
      Johnny Flinders, Laura
      Young Romeo
      John Kulla Kulla, Coen

      Letter dated 24. 8.1956 about discrepancies in Savings Bank
      Balances mentions the following names
    
      Toby Gordon T-379, Hopevale
      Jack Friday J-472, laura
      Lex Deemal L-346, Hopevale
      Nudgee N-48, Laura
      Arthur Sellars A-456, Laura
      Chicko Webb C-184, Laura
      Toby Christie T-442, Hopevale
      Roger Hart R-343, Hopevale
      Cecil Sellars C-440, Coen
      Scaba McDonald, Thursday Island
      Paddy Bassani P-411, Laura
      Clicker Webb C-184, Laura
      Lindsay Stumpy L-177, Laura
      Michael Webb M-80, Cairna
      Major Butcher M-186, Cairns
      Norman Trucondigee, Thursday Island
      Henry Bramwell H-158, Coen
      Buller McIvor B-527
      Peter Costello P-410, Hopevale
      Joe Burns J-471, Hopevale
      Sandy Tableland S-303, Laura
      Helen Rootsey H-261, Laura
      Joe Rootsey J-123, Coen
      Hector Wallace, Hopevale
      Michael McGreen, Hopevale
      Major Mango, Hopevale
      Vivian Solomon, Woorabinda
      Syd Short Joe S-317, Coen
      Minnie Nandy
      Jack Friday

      Loose Correspondence mentions

      1955  George King
            Friday King
      1955  Georgie King
      1957  Jack Friday
      1958  Dolly Harry D-264
      1959  Paddy
            Charlie Wallace
      1960  Marian Johnson

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