Elkedra Social Services 1961 - 1963



National Archives of Australia Darwin Office Series E155 Item 1961/54 Elkedra Social Services 1961 - 1963 Copyright P J Mackett 2010
27. 2.1961 From Elkedra to Alice Springs Jenny Alura, wife of Smiler, was maintained and rationed at Elkedra until 21.10.1960. Since that date we believe this family to be either at Amarroo or MacDonald Downs Station. Jessie Akamara, wife of Alec, also at MacDonald Downs, according to information received from Elkedra natives. Jessie has not been at Elkedra for several years. 17. 1.1961 Elkedra Child Endowment Claim Audrey, daughter of Jenny Alura, 9. 6.1959 - 21.10.1960 Peter, son of Jessie Akamara, 3. 5.1957 - ? 10. 4.1961 From Tennant Creek to Warrabri Identification of Wards Hilda Spratt and children Jeannie and Michael. 26. 9.1961 Elkedra Child Endowment Claim May, daughter of Jemima Numbiardi, at Warrabri for schooling, parents at Elkedra Audrey, daughter of Jenny Alura, at MacDonald Downs Peter, son of Jessie Akamara, at Epenarra David, son of Violet Bungul, at Warrabri Claim sent to Tennant Creek for the following Billum, son of Nancy Nungula Ronnie, son of Betsy Dinnie Kathleen, daughter of Betsy Dinnie Jeannie, daughter of Hilda Spratt Michael, son of Hilda Spratt Malcolm, son of Hilda Spratt 14.10.1961 From Elkedra to Tennant Creek Malcolm, son of Hilda Spratt, born 14. 9.1959. 27.11.1961 From Elkedra to Alice Springs May, at school at Warrabri, parents at Elkedra Audrey, not at Elkedra, believed to be at MacDonald Downs since October 1960 Peter, not at Elkedra, believed to be at Epenarra, left here some years ago David, not at Elkedra, believed to be at Warrabri, left here about 12 months ago Billum (should be Phillip) was at Elkedra 26. 9.1961, now at Warrabri Ronnie and Kathleen, children of Betsy Dinnie, at Elkedra Jeannie, Michael, Malcolm and new baby girl born 23.11.1961, children of Hilda Spratt, at Elkedra 19.12.1961 Child Endowment Claim for Elkedra Ronnie, son of Betsy Kathleen, daughter of Betsy Jeannie, daughter of Hilda Michael, son of Hilda Malcolm, son of Hilda Baby girl, daughter of Hilda 4. 3.1962 From Tennant Creek to Darwin Jean, first child of Jack Spratt and Hilda Spratt is at St Mary's Hostel Alice Springs. 4. 3.1962 From tennant Creek to Elkedra Jean, first child of Jack Spratt and Hilda Spratt and Ronnie, child of Donald and Bersy Dinnie are at St Mary's Hostel Alice Springs. 13. 3.1962 Elkedra Child Endowment Claim Children of Jack Spratt and Hilda Spratt Jean P/C, 7 yrs, left for St Mary's Hostel Michael P/C, 4 yrs Malcolm P/C, 2 yrs Doreen P/C, born 23.11.1961 Children of Donald Dinnie and Betsy Dinnie Ronnie P/C, gone to St Mary's Hostel Kathleen P/C David, born 14. 1.1962 Elkedra 5. 6.1962 Elkedra Child Endowment Claim Children of Jack Spratt and Hilda Spratt Michael, 4 yrs Malcolm, 2 yrs Doreen, 5 mths Children of Donald Dinnie and Betsy Dinnie Kathleen, 4 yrs David, 5 mths 4. 9.1962 Computer Sheet - Elkedra Peter, child of Jessie Akamara Michael, Malcolm, unnamed, children of Hilda Spratt Billum, child of Nancy Nungala 19. 9.1962 From Elkedra to Social Services Adelaide Jessie Akamara and family left Elkedra many years ago. Believed to be at Epenarra Station. Nancy Nungala and family left Elkedra about 12 months ago and are living at Warrabri Settlement. The correct list for Elkedra is Children of Hilda Spratt Michael, 3rd child, 4 yrs Malcolm, 4th child, 2 yrs Doreen, 5th child, born 23.11.1961 Children of Betsy Dinnie Kathleen, 5th child, 4 yrs David, 6th child, born 14. 1.1962 The older children of these two families attend school at Alice Springs and Child Endowment is paid direct to St Mary's Hostel. 17.12.1962 Computer sheet - Elkedra Michael, Malcolm, unnamed, children of Hilda Spratt Kathleen, David, children of Betsy Dinnie 16.11.1962 From Elkedra to Tennant Creek Dinnie children are Joe, Andy, Edie, Ronnie, Kathleen, David Spratt children are Kevin, Jeanie, Michael, Malcolm, Doreen All children are under 16 years of age. 20.11.1962 Child Endowment Claim Elkedra Children of Jack Spratt and Hilda Spratt Michael, 4 yrs Malcolm, 2 yrs Doreen, 1 year Children of Donald Dinnie and Betsy Dinnie Kathleen, 4 yrs David, 1 year Children of Edward and Nora Wally, 2nd child, 6 yrs, at Warrabri attending school Nancy, 3rd child, 3 yrs Billy, 4th child, 3 mths, born Camooweal Hospital 20.11.1962 Child Endowment Claim Elkedra Children of Hilda Michael Malcolm Doreen Children of Betsy Kathleen David 4. 2.1963 From Tennant Creek to Darwin Extract from Elkedra Census Jack Spratt, born 1915, not in ROW Hilda Spratt, Alywarra, born 1930?, ROW p30? Jeanie Spratt, born 1954, not in ROW Michael Spratt, born 1957, not in ROW Doreen Spratt, born 23.11.1961, not in ROW Donald Dinnie, born 1930, not in ROW Betsy Dinnie, Kamara, Alywarra, born 1934, ROW p25? Joe Dinnie Andy Dinnie, St Mary's Hostel Alice Springs Edie Dinnie Ronnie Dinnie Kathleen Dinnie David Dinnie, born 14. 1.1962 25. 3.1963 From Elkedra to Tennant Creek We rationed Nora and family till 21.12.1962 and then sent them back to Warrabri where the eldest child is at school. However they arrived back here on 22. 2.1962. Nora appears to have no husband, the boy Edward who is temporary stockman here, disclaims all connection. Also claim for Molly and daughter Dolly who are 'sitting down' here since 5. 1.1963. They have come from Warrabri Settlement. Both Donald Dinnie and Jack Spratt are quite illiterate, do not leave Elkedra and definately need guidance in handling money. Neither is able to sign his name. 11. 2.1963 Child Endowment Elkedra Children of Hilda Michael, 5 yrs Malcolm, 3 yrs Doreen, 1 year Children of Betsy Kathleen, 4 yrs David, 1 year Children of Nora Wally, 6 yrs Nancy, 3 yrs Billy, 8 mths Molly, aged mother of Dolly and Hilda Dolly, daughter of Molly and sister of Hilda 10. 5.1963 From Elkedra to Tennant Creek Nora and family sent to Warrabri on 39. 3.1963 7. 5.1963 Child Endowment Elkedra Children of Hilda Michael, 6 yrs Malcolm, 3 yrs Doreen, 1 year Children of Betsy Kathleen, 4 yrs David, 1 year Children of Nora Wally, 6 yrs Nancy, 3 yrs Billy, 1 year Molly, 50 yrs, mother of Dolly and Hilda Dolly, 14 yrs, daughter of Molly and sister of Hilda Undated Computer sheet - Elkedra Michael, Malcolm, unnamed, children of Hilda Spratt Kathleen, David, children of Betsy Dinnie 7. 5.1963 Child Endowment Elkedra Michael, Malcolm, Doreen, children of Hilda Kathleen, David, children of Betsy Wally, Nancy, Billy, children of Nora Molly and daughter Dolly 30. 7.1963 Child Endowment Elkedra Children of Hilda Spratt Michael, 6 yrs Malcolm, 3 yrs Doreen, 1 year Children of Betsy Dinnie Kathleen, 4 yrs David, 1 year Danny, 1 mth Dolly, 14 yrs, daughter of Molly (aged), ex Warrabri
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