WW1 Aboriginal Census for Home Duties Irvinebank


Queensland State Archives Item ID ITM2043631 Start Date 01/01/1915 (approximate) End Date 31/12/1916 (exact) Access Status Summary Open Previous System Identifiers A/58922; SRS4354/1/14; A1 Item ID 2043631 "Lists of Aboriginal people living at various settlements to be used for war census purposes. Census purposes refers to using Aboriginal people for home front duties such as, labourers and stockmen." (Full digital copy availavle at Queensland State Archives.) Irvinebank List of civilised aboriginals between the ages of 18 and 45 years showing Format - Name, Abode, Occupation Willie Murrie, Boomoo - Cairns Chillagoe Rly. Line, Stockman Jack, Watsonville, None Toby, Emuford, None Charlie, Mt Albion near Ir'bank, None Jimmy, Mt Albion near Ir'bank, None Jack Bennett, Irvinebank, None A number of aboriginals in this District left here about 4 mths. ago on a walk about and are said to have gone to Mt. Garnet and Bauford. The aboriginals here say they do not think they will return here. There are several others in camp, but they are over 45 yrs. of age. Accounts with credit Format - Name, Sex, Adult/Child Willie Murrie, M, A Willie Moore, M, A Quimbo, M, A Nellie Casino, F, A Laura Casino, F, A Signed Howell Act. Sergt. 526. _______________________________________________________