Child Endowowment Murray Downs 1959 - 1963



National Archives of Australia Series F1 Item 1958/1995 Child Endowowment Murray Downs 1959 - 1963 Copyright Paul Mackett 2010 9. 4.1959 From Darwin to Tennant Creek Child Endowment for the following who have left Murray Downs and may have moved to Stations in the Tennant Creek area. Elsie, child of Eileen Betty, child of Hilda Wadjula Murray, child of Mary Kalumba Clippy, child of Nancy Tom, child of Topsy Mulyarra Ethel, child of Topsy Narkita 27. 4.1959 From Warrabri Settlement to District Welfare Officer Hamilton Betty, child of Hilda has recently returned from Barrow Creek to Murray Downs. Murray, child of Mary and Jimmy Pick is at present employed at Warrabri Settlement. Ethel, child of Topsy and Fred is attending school at Warrabri Settlement. Tom, child of Topsy and Sam is at present at Barrow Creek. Clippy, child of Nancy and Johnnie is at present at Barrow Creek. Elsie, child of Eileen and Ben is at present at Barrow Creek. Undated From Darwin to Social Services, Adelaide, marked not sent Elsie, child of Eileen Betty, child of Hilda Murray, child of Mary Clippy, child of Nancy Tom, child of Topsy Ethel, child of Topsy The above children left Murray Downs Station when the station ceased activities on, or, about the 29th September, 1958, and have not returned and at this stage no entitlement for the Child Endowment monies exists in respect of any other property. 8. 6.1959 Child Endowment period 17. 3.1959 - 8. 6.1959 Murray Down Elsie, child of Eileen Betty, child of Hilda Wadjula Murray, child of Mary Kalumba Clippy, child of Nancy Tom, child of Topsy Mulyarra Ethel, child of Topsy Narkita 24. 9.1959 From Warrabri Settlement to D.W.O. Hamilton Betty was at Murray Downs until Old Riley died in about November 1958. She then came to Warrabri and stayed until February 1959 when she returned to Murray Downs. She returned to Warrabri again in early June 1959 and returned to Murray Downs 12th July 1959. She is still there. Murray has been employed on and off Warrabri since my memorandum of 27th April 1959. Ethel (Hilda) has remained at school at Warrabri since my memorandum of 27th April 1959. Tom is employed at Barrow Creek. Clippy has been employed at Neutral Junction for at least the last six months. Elsie is still at Barrow Creek. 22. 3.1961 From Sovcial Services Adelaide to Darwin Elsie, mother Eileen, claim suspended as from 25.10.1960 Betty, mother Hilda Wadjula, excluded from 5. 7.1960 and three other children Paddy, Bonny and Sally were included on Hilda's claim from that date. Murray, mother Mary Katumba, claim suspended as from 5. 7.1960 Clippy, mother Nancy Nambulla, advice received from the manager of Neutral Junction Proprietors, Barrow Creek that Clippy is living with his mother and is doing light work around the homestead at Neutral Junction. Tom, mother Topsy Mulyurra, claim suspended as from 25.10.1960 Ethel, mother Topsy Narbita, claim suspended as from 25.10.1960. 31. 5.1961 From Alice Springs to Darwin Bonnie's date of birth was registered on 1. 3.1961 as being February 1954. She is not listed on the Murray Downs Census of 15. 5.1957 and on the maintenance claim for the period ended 30. 6.1957 she is listed as one week old making the birthdate 23. 6.1957. 15. 6.1961 From Darwin to Registrar General Darwin Bonnie's father is tracker Mick whose native name is Arkwulya and who appears in the RPW p34. Her mother is Hilda Anudjira who appears in ROW p29. Bonnie's date of birth was registered on 1. 3.1961 as being February 1954. She is not listed on the Murray Downs Census of 15. 5.1957 and on the maintenance claim for the period ended 30. 6.1957 she is listed as one week old making the birthdate 23. 6.1957. The February 1954 date is incorrect. 28. 7.1961 From Darwin to Alice Springs Registrar General has altered Bonnie's date of birth from February 1954 to 23. 6.1957. 8. 3.1963 From Darwin to Social Services Adelaide Hilda Anudjira with children Sally, Bonnie and Paddy returned to Murray Downs Station on 22. 8.1962. Hilda last appeared on the Child Endowment Schedule under Neutral Junction for the period ending 5. 6.1962.
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