Stirling Station, 1952 - 1962




National Archives of Australia Series F1 Item 1955/657 Stirling Station Aileron Station, Maintenance of Government Dependants 1952 - 1962
24.10.1953 Inspection of Stirling Station Owner Mr W S Brown Manager Mr W S Brown Situation The Station homestead is situated by road about 159 miles north of Alice Springs, the turnoff from the Stuart Highway being approximately 156 miles north of Alice Springs and the homestead being about 3 miles east of the bitumen at this point. Date of Inspection 24.10.1953 Inspector Patrol Officer T C Lovegrove Births and Deaths in the last 12 months Beryl Numara, born 17.11.1952, father Pompey Burula, mother Minnie Lorraga. Dennis, 15 month old male child of Kudaitcha George Ngala and Molly Ngarai, died of some kind of gastric trouble. Census of Stirling Station October 1953 Name Abo Name Tribe Reln Sex Born Notes Pompey Burula Ilaua H M .1903 Contractor Minnie Lorraga Aranda W F .1916 Henry Chugarra Aranda Ch M .1945 Cassidy Nagagoor Aranda Ch M .1946 Norah Numara Aranda Ch F .1948 Beryl Numara Aranda Ch F 17.11.1952 Joe Undara Aranda H M .1883 Aged and Infirm Rosie Iworgi Aranda W F .1883 Aged and Infirm Billy Iquilta Aranda H M .1893 Aged and Infirm Maryanne Yulgurra Aranda W F .1897 Goggleeye George Bananga Aranda H M .1912 Casual Mabel Nambilla Aranda W F .1907 Tommy Price Gumara Aranda H M .1903 Casual Mavis Bulthara Aranda W F .1938 Normy Burula Aranda Ch M .1945 (Second wife Emily and her part-abo child ran away to Hatches Creek.) Clarry Janama Aranda H M .1927 Contractor Hilda Burula Aranda W F .1929 Walter Bununga Aranda H M .1925 Rita Ngarai Aranda W F .1928 Marguerite Bidjana Aranda Ch F .1948 Sammy Bidjana Aranda Ch M .1950 Rosie Umbilowra Aranda Wid F .1893 Aged and Infirm Annie Retla Aranda Wid F .1893 Aged and Infirm Bundy Sugadai Aranda H M .1922 Casual Ada Nungala Aranda W F .1917 Employed Adam Bulla Aranda Sin M .1933 Casual worker Colin Gumara Aranda Sin M .1938 Casual worker Winky Jim Irala Aranda H M .1893 Aged and Infirm Lucky Ngarai Aranda W F .1938 Tommy Bununga Aranda H M .1938 Contractor Louie Naburula Aranda W F .1932 Daughter of Tommy Price Roy Bununga Aranda H M .1927 Ivy Ngalyari Aranda W F .1932 Lenny Burula Aranda Ch M .1951 25. 6.1954 Inspection of Stirling Station Owner / Manager Stan Brown Situation 161 miles north of Alice Springs, 1 mile east of highway Date of Inspection 23-25. 6.1954 Inspector Patrol Officer H S Kitching Employees Pompey, Casual Tommy Price, Casual Lame Tommy, Casual Births and Deaths Joe (Blind) died 4. 4.1954 Census of Stirling Station Name Skin Group Tribe Reln Sex Born Birthplace Notes Roy Adjanam Anmatjira H M .1934 Woola Downs Son of Annie Nambitjinba (widow) Ivy Napaltjari Anmatjira W F Harper Springs Daughter of Kaiditja Billy Lenny Jabiard Anmatjira Ch M .1951 Harper Springs George Jabiard Anmatjira Ch M .1953 Stirling Walter Adjanam Anmatjira H M .1930 Wolla Downs Son of Annie Nambitjinba (widow) Rita Nambagol Anmatjira W F .1932 Woodgreen Margaret Nambiard Anmatjira Ch F .1949 Woola Downs Sammy Djabiard Anmatjira Ch M .1950 Ti Tree Lame Tom Adjanam Anmatjira H M .1914 Stockboy, lame right leg Lowie Nabolri Anmatjira W F .1936 Stirling Daughter of Tom Price Tommy Price Djungurai Aranda H M .1896 Stirling General Hand, part blind Emily Nalyeri Anmatjira W1 F .1899 Anmatjira (Hatches Creek), not seen Mavis Nabaljeri Warramunga W2 F .1934 Tennant Creek Housegirl, daughter of Bundy Jugardi Norman Nabalri Anmatjira Ch1 M .1948 Stirling Son of Emily Pompey Tjulam Ilyowra H M .1904 Elkedra General Hand Minnie Kamara Arunda W F .1914 Stirling Colin Tjugarai Anmatjira M .1935 Harper Springs Peter Tjugarai Anmatjira M .1936 Stirling Henry Tjugarai Anmatjira Ch M .1945 Alcoota Kathleen Tjugarai Anmatjira Ch F .1948 Harper Springs Nora Tjugarai Anmatjira Ch F .1949 Stirling Patsy Tjugarai Anmatjira Ch F .1951 Stirling Rosey Tjugarai Anmatjira Wid F Stirling Aged and Infirm, deceased 8. 7.1954 Tommy Panunga Aranda H M .1918 Harper Springs Casual Hand Lena Purula Aranda W1 F .1927 Utopia Daughter of Charley Kamara Alice Purula Aranda W1 F .1929 Utopia Daughter of Charley Kamara Elta Purula Aranda W1 F .1931 Utopia Daughter of Charley Kamara Eileen Panarta Aranda Ch1 F .1948 Hatches Creek Daughter iof Lena Birdie Panarta Aranda Ch3 F .1950 Woola Downs Daughter of Elta Boyd Panarta Aranda Ch3 M . 1.1953 Stirling Son of Elta Kurdaitcha Billy Mbitjana Aranda H M .1886 Harper Springs Aged and Infirm Mary Pultara Aranda W F .1894 Elkedra Aged and Infirm Clem Pultara Anmatjira H M .1926 Woodgreen Son of Mick Wari Evelyn Pultara Anmatjira W F .1938 Woodgreen Toes deformed 31.12.1954 Employment of Aboriginals half-year ended 31.12.1954 Cranky Peter Goggleeye Tommy Patches (Single boys) 8.12.1958 Inspection of Stirling Station Owner D W Pye Manager B R Delahunty Inspector D Brown Employees Clarry Louey Clem Larry Tommy Price Norman Henry Long Jack Peter Teddy David Flash Harry Census of Stirling Station Name Skin Name Tribe Reln Sex Born Birthplace Notes Slippery Jugadai Kaiditj H M .1895 Stirling Nan Nangala Kaiditj W F .1900 Stirling Wife of Slippery Cassie Mbtjagada Kaiditj Ch F .1938 Stirling Wife of Flash Harry Ronnie Jugadai Kaiditj Ch M .1955 Stirling Son of Cassie Annie Wadgala Kaiditj F .1895 Neutral Junction Aged and Infirm Nellie Kamara Alyawarra F .1895 Neutral Junction Aged and Infirm Mary Pultara Kaiditj F .1900 Neutral Junction Aged and Infirm George Jangala Aranda H M .1880 Neutral Junction Aged and Infirm Topsy Warai Anmatjira W2 F .1918 Neutral Junction 2nd wife of George Phyllis Mbitjagara Anmatjira Ch F .1949 Neutral Junction 1st child of Topsy Barbara Mbitjagana Anmatjira Ch F .1950 Neutral Junction 2nd child of Topsy Molly Warai Anmatjira W3 F .1920 Neutral Junction 3rd wife of George David Jumbulka Anmatjira Ch M .1944 Neutral Junction 1st child of Molly Rosemary Mbitjagana Anmatjira Ch F .1945 Neutral Junction 2nd child of Molly Mary Anne Warai Anmatjira W1 F .1883 Neutral Junction 1st wife of George Winky jun. Choolum Anmatjira H M .1883 Alcoota Lucky Warai Anmatjira W F .1938 Stirling Wife of Winky Shirley Mbitjagada Anmatjira Ch F .1955 Stirling 1st child of Lucky Myra Mbitjagada Anmatjira Ch F .1957 Stirling 2nd child of Lucky Mick Jugadai Alywarra H M .1889 Stirling Polly Purula Alywarra W1 F .1900 Stirling 1st wife of Mick Topsy Purula Alywarra W2 F .1919 Stirling 2nd wife of Mick Maggie Purula Alywarra W3 F .1928 Stirling 3rd wife of Mick Jean Pultara Alywarra Ch F .1957 Stirling 1st child of Polly Pompey Choolum Alywarra H M .1903 Stirling Minnie Kamara Alywarra W F .1900 Stirling Wife of Pompey Kathleen Wadjala Alywarra Ch F .1947 Stirling 1st child of Minnie Laura Wadjala Alywarra Ch F .1950 Stirling 2nd child of Minnie Patsy Wadjala Alywarra Ch F .1952 Stirling 3rd child of Minnie Jerry Choolum Alywarra H M .1920 Stirling Margaret Panata Alywarra W F .1925 Stirling Wife of Jerry Dinny Kamara Alywarra Ch M .1954 Stirling 1st child of Margaret Clem Jumbiard Alywarra H M .1935 Stirling Evelyn Pultara Alywarra W F .1938 Stirling 1st wife of Clem Ruth Purula Alywarra Ch F .1954 Stirling 1st child of Evelyn No name (?John) Purula Alywarra Ch M .1956 Stirling 2nd child of Evelyn Tommy Price Kamara Anmarjira H M .1901 Stirling Mavis Price Nabaldjari Warramunga W F .1937 Stirling Wife of Tommy Rosie Kamara Anmatjira W F .1930 Stirling Wife of Long Jack Larry Jumbara Anmatjira H M .1924 Stirling Ruby Mbijagada Anmatjira W F .1926 Stirling Wife of Larry Bob Warai Anmatjira Ch M .1952 Stirling Child of Ruby Teddy Pangata Alywarra H M .1928 Stirling Clarrie Janama Kaiditj H M .1918 Hilda Nambula Kaiditj W F .1929 Murray Downs Wife of Clarrie Louis Pultara Aranda M .1929 Norman Purula Anmatjira M .1944 Stirling Peter Jambulka Anmatjira M .1900 Little Peter Kamara Anmatjira M .1939 DOB may be 1946 Douglas Jumbeara Alywarra M .1939 Henry Lakara Anmatjira M .1938 Little David Lumbulka Anmatjira M .1944 19.12.1961 Child Endowment payments Mother Child Ruby Harry Molly David Georgina Running Janey Christopher Eileen Harry Sandra Susan Elsie Shirley Geoffrey Gloria Michael Evelyn Roslyn John Jennifer Lucky Sara May Topsy Barbara Beryl Gladys Gracie Ivy Michael Eileen Kenny Ester 13. 3.1962 Child Endowment payments Mother Child Ruby Harry Molly David Running Janey Christopher Eileen Harry Sandra Elsie Shirley Geoffrey Gloria Michael Evelyn Roselyn John Lucky Sarah May Topsy Barbara Gracie 5. 6.1962 Child Endowment payments Mother Child Ruby Harry Molly David Georgina Running Janey Christopher Eileen Harry Sandra Barrow Creek Topsy Shirley Geoffrey Gloria Michael Evelyn Roselyn John Winky Sara May Topsy Barbara Gracey
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