Police Department, Commissioner's Office
Miscellaneous Correspondence and Reports
Queensland State Archives
Covers supply of opium and chlorodyne to Aborigines
14. 5.1913 Cairns
Police versus Toby (Aboriginal)
20. 8.1920 Police, Cairns
Half-caste Jimmy Noimby was sold morphine at Atherton
18. 7.1925 Police, Almaden
Chlorodyne sold to Aboriginal Willie Maher
Lucy Bowman, mentally sick Aborigine. Strayed from home at
Sand Hills, Charleville on 23. 4.1946 and was recovered on
24. 4.1946. Now at Charleville Base Hospital.
24. 4.1946 Police Charleville
John Fraser Half-caste, Charleville
Lucy Bowman Lived with him
Tracker Mack Cook
Lucy Bowman is a full blood Aborigine aged about 70 years.
Her husband was a full blood Aborigine who died at Augathella
17. 5.1946 Police, Charleville
Lucy Bowman was sent to Cherbourg on 16. 5.1946
She was aged about 74 years
Her husband Johnny Bowman died in 1940 at Augathella
19.11.1948 Police, Cunnamulla
Connie Sullivan now employed at Sand Hills, Charleville
Location of Cliffie Geebung
26. 5.1949 Police, Augathella
Cliffie Geebung's father and mother were interviewed.
Mentions half-caste Jack Fraser of Charleville
1. 6.1949 Police, Charleville
Victor Johnson of Sand Hills, Charleville
Mentions half-caste Mrs McCarthy of Cunnamulla
Location of Celia Daniels
28. 4.1944 Native Affairs
Left a child at Dunwich. Living with a coloured soldier
She has been returned at Dunwich.
Location of Madge Warnes alias Marjorie Gaynor
6. 9.1944 Police, Brisbane
Native Affairs advise Madge Warnes possibly at Wacol with another
Aboriginal woman named Alice Cameron, also an absconder from
30. 8.1944 Native Affairs
Madge Warnes alias Marjorie Gaynor lived at Rockhampton till the
end of July 1944.
19.10.1944 Police, Brisbane
Alice Cameron and Margaret Madge Warnes were sent to Cherbourg
on the 18 or 19.10.1944
Location of Queenie Robinson, Aboriginal child
10. 8.1943 Valley Police
Queenie Robinson, quarter caste Aboriginal girl aged 13 years and
11 months. Also known as Susanne Hainsworth.
Her sister Melba Robinson mentions
Mickey Burke, quarter caste
Nellie Childs, Aboriginal
May Roberts (Mrs), half-caste
7. 8.1943 Brisbane, C.I.B.
Queenie Robinson aged 14 years on 6. 8.1943
19. 2.1944 Police, Proserpine
Queenie Roberts, absconder from Palm Island Settlement.
Absconded with Willie or Walla Wilson on 13. 1.1944
7. 3.1944 Police, Proserpine
Re: Queenie Robertson
Aboriginal woman known as
1. Amy Roberts
2. Amy Wainwright
3. Amy Long
Resident of Beaudesert and Woodenbong is the mother of
About Arthur Bundai.
26. 7.1943 Police, Moorooka
Arthur Bundai is living at Moorooka and supporting Gracie Tildora.
They live as man and wife.
About Isabel Muriel Madden Dayman.
16. 2.1911 Police, Beaudesert
Willie Clark, Aborigine
About half-caste Bob Wallace.
13. 9.1912 Cooktown
Bob Wallace is O.K.
5. 9.1912 Cairns
Bob Wallace is employed at Cashmere Station.
About Aboriginal Naghni Levi
6. 1.1921 Police, Cairns
Naghni Levi has been employed in Cairns for 4 years.
About Kathleen Alexandria
Kathleen Alexandria is at Quarrley. Enquiry by CPA, Darwin.
About Charlie Warnes
30. 4.1943 Native Affairs
Re: disappearance of
1. Charlie Warnes
2. Horace Reeves
3. Sam Kanyepan
They disappeared at Moon Point, Fraser Island in 1939, 19 or 20
of March while fishing from a boat.
5. 3.1941 Police, Pialba
Aborigine Maidie Ross, wife of Freddie Ross, a coloured man
Also mentions Mrs Alma Reeves, a coloured woman.
13. 3.1941 Police, Pialba
Ethel Reeves and son Wilfred Reeves
Her son was Horace Reeves.
Mentions Bert Towns who lives with a gin Jessie Richards.
Alma Reeves is the wife of Horace Reeves.
28. 3.1941 Maryborough, C.I.B.
Mentions Mrs Olga Miller (nee Reeves), sister of Horace Reeves.
21. 3.1939 Police, Pialba
1. Fred Ross, aged 17 years
2. Charlie Warnes, aged 28 years
3. Horace Reeves, aged 27 years
Sam Canyepan, aged about 65 years
3. 4.1939 Police, Pialba
Statement of Madge Margaret Warnes
Married. Lives with husband and family at Urangan. Four children
aged 5 years to 5 months. Charlie Warnes was 28 years on 25. 9.1938
His mother was a white woman and father was Serian.
Statement of Alma Reeves
Married to Horace Reeves. Lives with family at Urangan. Four
children aged 6 years to 15 months.
Horace Reeves will be 31 years on 22. 4.1939.
His mother is a white woman Mrs Reeves living on Fraser Island,
and his father is a coloured man.
15.12.1942 Police, Pialba
Charlie Warnes, half-caste
Also mentions Aborigine Hernie Tanner.
About Roy Charleville (Hennessey)
10. 6.1943 Police, South Coast Office
Aboriginal Roy Charleville (Hennessey) employed at Longreach.
17. 9.1942 Townsville, Missing Person Report
Edie Madigan, Aborigine
Age 37 years
Height 5 ft 5 in
Native of Georgetown
Reported missing 15. 9.1942
14. 4.1943 Police, South Coast
Edie Madigan located in South Brisbane
6. 3.1911 Toogoolawah
Aboriginal Willie Clarke in Beaudesert on 13. 2.1911