Peel Island Leprosy Register 1930 - 1940


My original QSA reference in 1997 Peel Island Leper Lazaret Register of Inmates 1930 - 1974 Health Department QS 440/1 Item 1 Closed Access Queensland State Archives Current QSA reference Queensland State Archives Item ID 489429 Previous System Location SRS440/1/2 Description Register of Inmates [patient register] - Peel Island Lazaret Start Date Circa 1/1/1930 End Date Circa 31/12/1940 Access Category 65 years Copyright P J Mackett 1997 1. Number in Register Leper Relations This heading appears to have been used for ordinary relations as well as those who have had leprosy. This register, although described as a Fantome Island Register of Inmates is actually a Peel Island Leper Lazaret Register of Inmates from 1930 - 1940. Item 2 of QS 440/1 is the Fantome Island Register of Admissions. Where Lazaret is mentioned the reference is to Peel Island unless otherwise stated. 2. Charlie Oba Admitted 24. 9.1930 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 31. 5.1933 5. Doris Langlow Aged 10 years Residence Woorabinda Settlement Father W Langlow (living) Mother Eva Langlow (living) Admitted 28. 1.1931 Died 3. 1.1937, buried at Peel Island Lazaret. 7. Ronald (Ronald Sailor), Darnley Island Native Aged 8 years Residence Palm Island ? Father Rollie Sailor Mother Elizabeth Mary Sailor (Parents living Thursday Island) Admitted 25. 3.1931 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 Died 29. 1.1940 Fantome Island 9. Romeo Aged 17? years, single Occupation Cane Farmer Residence Fishery Creek (Gordonvale) Father Walter Pete (deceased) Mother Biddy Pete (deceased) Leper Relations Kitty Pete, Palm Island Peter Pete, Babinda Admitted 3. 6.1931 Died Peel Island Lazaret 6. 6.1936, buried Peel Island 15. Little Herbert Aged 14 years, half-caste Occupation Station Hand Father Alick Little Entry dated 17. 9.1931 states ' Herbert Little, a half-caste Aboriginal aged 14 years resided with his parents at Theodore. Alick Little, father, an ex-inmate of Peel Island Lazaret, also a brother at present at Lazaret.' Admitted 29.10.1931 Discharged 22. 4.1933 16. Irene Sela (Sailor) Aged 13 years Residence Palm Island Father Bob Sailor (deceased) Mother Maguisha Sailor (living) Nearest relative is mother at Palm Island. Admitted 4.11.1931 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 18. Mahomet Mate Mate Aged 30 years, widower with one female child Occupation Drover Residence Woorabinda Father David Mate Mate (deceased) Mother Kitty Mate Mate (deceased) Leper Relation Johnson Mate Mate (Barambah) Admitted 14. 4.1932 Discharged from Peel Island 26. 3.1934 Readmitted and conveyed to Cleveland 4. 2.1936 19. Frank Dog (Morton) Aged 40 years, Pearl Diver Residence Mapoon Father Old Charlie Step-mother Lizzie Brother Charles Sister Emily Admitted 13. 5.1932 Died 8. 1.1935 20. Annie Dog Aged 35 years, married with one male child Residence Mapoon Father Joe Match Mother Maggie Brother Jerry Dog Sister unnamed Admitted 13. 5.1932 Died 21. 9.1932 at Peel Island Lazaret 21. Eva Dog (Jacks) Aged 27 years, married with one male child Residence Morton Father Bill Jacks (or Foley) (deceased) Mother Foley Brothers Walter, Paddy and George (Walter Foley, Paddy Foley, George Foley) Admitted 13. 5.1932 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 22. Jessie Dog (Samba) Aged 30 years, married with one female child Residence Mapoon Father Big Harry Mother Maria Brother Johnny Sister Kitty Sister Mary Sister Nellie Admitted 13. 5.1932 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 23. Young Willie Dog Aged 20 years, Pearler Residence Mapoon Father Willie Dog Mother Annie Dog Says Young Willie Dog is son of inmate A Dog Admitted 13. 5.1932 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 24. Miner Jack Aged 45 years, Farmer Residence Palm Island Father Jimmy Look Mother Kitty Look Brother Dick Brother We We Sister Ginny Admitted 13. 5.1932 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 10. 3.1933 25. Ned Brookes Aged about 59 years, half-caste, single, Dairy Farmer Residence Mullamulla Father Ned Whittam (deceased) Mother (deceased) Leper Relation Lucy Whittam, Mullamulla Admitted 9. 7.1932 Discharged 19. 8.1935 26. John Thomas Aged about 23 years, half-caste, married with one son and two daughters Residence Yarrabah Mission Father Jack Williams Mother Nellie Williams (deceased) Sister Nancy Williams, Herberton Admitted 9. 7.1932 Discharged 20.10.1934 27. Paddy Booter Aged 14 years Residence Woorabinda Father Unknown Mother Maudie Booter Leper Relations Arthur Booter and Charlie Booter, Woorabinda Admitted 15. 9.1932 Discharged from Peel Island Lazaret 26. 3.1934 28. Dulcie Freeman Aged 7 years Residence Woorabinda Father Leo Freeman Mother Rosie Freeman (Parents living at Woorabinda) Admitted 15. 9.1932 Discharged Peel Island Lazaret 26. 3.1934 Re-admitted 3. 3.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 29. Budge Darlow Aged 40 years, widower with one female child, Horse Trainer Residence Dalby (Jimbour) Father John Darlow (deceased) Mother Polly Darlow (deceased) Leper Relation Mrs B De Vine (?Devine), Woorabinda Admitted 6. 1.1933 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 23.1.1938 30. Tommy Charlie Cannon Aged 51 years, widower with one female child, Cane Farmer Residence Palm Island Father unknown Mother Nellie Walker (deceased) Leper Relations Ronald Maiwee and Louis Maiwee, near Double Island, Cairns Admitted 23. 3.1933 Died 27. 8.1933 at Peel Island Lazaret 31. Katie Mi Mi Aged 45 years, married with one female child, Domestic Residence Hawkwood Stn Father Willie Mi Mi (deceased) Mother Elbe? Mi Mi (deceased) Sister Ethel Fuller, Hawkwood Admitted 31. 1.1933 Died 2. 7.1938 32. Moonlight Aged 60 years, widower with two female children, Cane Farmer Residence Mitchell Father Daylight (deceased) Mother Jinnie (deceased) Leper Relations Albert Watson, Woorabinda Jack Saunders, Woorabinda Admitted 10. 5.1933 Died 15. 2.1935 33. Mrs Lizzie Tallis Aged 37 years Residence Nambour Admitted 1. 7.1933 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 Entry 21. 8.1933 mentions Walter Tallis and Evie Eggmolese being tested at Nambour. 37. Mina Button Residence Cherbourg Settlement Admitted 5.10.1933 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 38. Clara Don Aged 55 years, with nine children Residence Cherbourg Settlement Admitted 18.10.1933 Released under surveillance 26. 9.1936 Notification on 26.10.1938 of death of Clara Don on 29. 9.1938 by Abo Dept. 39. Bella Residence Cooktown Admitted 9.1.1933 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 28. 7.1936 40. Reggie Anderson Aged 18 years Residence Palm Island Admitted 9.12.1933 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 42. Bob Halifax Aged 50 years, Farm Labourer Residence Palm Island Admitted 1. 2.1934 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 13. 8.1937 44. Cyril Hobson Residence Mona Mona Mission Admitted 14. 7.1934 Discharged 5.11.1937 Entry dated 9. 5.1939 states 'To be admitted to Fantome Island. See Fantome Island, Register of Inmates, Folio 7.' 45. Oliver Hunter Residence Mona Mona Mission Admitted 14. 7.1934 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 46. Rosie Johnny Aged 40 years, single, Domestic ? Residence Thursday Island Admitted 14. 7.1934 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 21. 8.1934 47. Bigfoot Uki alias John James Aged 13 years, School-child Residence Mapoon Admitted 14. 7.1934 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 48. Percy Wales Aged 10 years, School-boy Residence Mapoon Admitted 14. 7.1934 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 49. Ernest Brown H/C Residence Mapoon Admitted 14. 7.1934 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 50. Eric Roy James Brown Aged 28 years Residence Beaudesert Admitted 6. 7.1934 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 52. Stanley Dodd 1/4C Aged 12 years, School-boy Residence Dry Docks, Tweed Heads Step-father Mr --- Roberts Mother Ruby Roberts Admitted 1.12.1934 Transferred to Sydney, NSW on 26. 3.1935 54. William Lee H/C Aged 34 years, single Residence Duaringa Father (deceased) Mother (deceased) Has one sister and two brothers Admitted 6. 3.1935 Discharged 15. 2.1937 Re-admitted 9. 9.1937 Entry dated 27. 3.1940 states 'Subsequent see New Register Page 8'. 55. Lindsay Baker Aged 19 years, single Residence Millaa millaa (Mona Mona Mission) Admitted 23. 3.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 56. Maggie Fourmile Aged 30 years Residence Fantome Island Father Billy Rutherford Mother Polly Rutherford Admitted 26. 7.1935 Discharged 15. 2.1937 57. Tilly Bond Aged 35 years, married Residence Woorabinda Father Nugget Rowland Mother unknown Husband Jack Bond Admitted 27. 7.1935 Discharged 27. 7.1937 58. Monty O'Beirne Aged 42 years Residence Cairns Admitted 27. 7.1935 Died 23. 2.1937, buried at Peel Island Lazaret 59. Toby Myall Aged 35 years Residence Burketown Father Old Dick Mother Nellie Admitted 27. 7.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 60. King Billy (Cairns) Aged 50 years Residence Fantome Island Father Charlie King Admitted 27. 7.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 61. Jimmy Kangaroo (Greenhorn Jimmy) Aged 55 years, married Residence Fantome Island Father (deceased) Mother (deceased) Admitted 27. 7.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 62. Dan Murray Aged 44 years, married, Stockrider Residence Woorabinda Father Jimmy Murray (deceased) Mother Lucy murray (deceased) Admitted 16. 8.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 64. Vera Langlow Aged 19 years, single Residence Woorabinda Admitted 9.10.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 66. May Langlow Aged 9 years Residence Woorabinda Relations Vera Langlow and Doris Langlow Admitted 6.12.1935 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 Died 7. 2.1951 68. Frank Graham snr Aged 65 years, married with four sons and four daughters, Fisherman Residence Brighton Parade, Southport Admitted 16. 1.1936 Died 29. 3.1939 70. Peter Finger Occupation Sandalwood Cutter Residence Cooktown Admitted 1.11.1925 Died at Peel Island Lazaret 1. 5.1936 Buried at Peel Island Lazaret 71. Arthur Horn Residence Taroom Admitted 22. 9.1924 Died and buried at Peel Island Lazaret 28. 2.1939 75. Violet Morris Aged 28 years, married with one living child Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Mick Shepherd Mother Nellie Shepherd Admitted 19. 9.1936 Discharged 31.10.1937 Died 24. 4.1939 Mona Mona Mission 80. Edith Courtney Aged 20 years, single, Mission Girl Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Willie Courtney Mother (deceased) Admitted 6.11.1936 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 85. Patrick Miva Aged 61 years, married, no children Residence Urangan Father Patrick Miva Mother Mary Anne Admitted 26. 1.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 90. Zoe Button Aged 55 years, married with six children, Domestic Residence Cherbourg Settlement Father Billy Watson Mother Mary Ann Daughter Mina Button Admitted 10. 3.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 91. Roy Hobson Aged 17 years, single, Labourer Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Tommy Hobson Mother Rosie Hobson Brother Cyril Hobson Admitted 9. 4.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 Died 15. .1940 Fantome Island 92. Myrtle Hunter alias Myrtle Shepherd Aged 19 years, married, Housewife Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Barney Hunter Mother Minnie Hunter Brother O Hunter Sister Elsie Hunter Admitted 9. 4.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 93. Elsie Hunter Aged 23 years, single, Domestic Duties Father Barney Hunter Mother Minnie Hunter Brother O Hunter Sister E Hunter Admitted 9. 4.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 95. Woodrow Wilson Aged 24 years, single, Station Hand Residence Mount Isa Father Harry Wilson Mother Polly Admitted 19. 6.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 98. Dan Coleman Aged about 20 years, single, Plough-boy Born Atherton Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Dan Coleman Mother (died whilst young) Leper Relations Elsie Hunter, Myrtle Hunter, Oliver Hunter, all at Lazaret Admitted 9.10.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 99. Ethel Bone Aged 33 years, married with son aged 4 years and daughter aged 5 years Residence Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement Father Archie Dalton Mother Lottie Dalton Admitted 10.11.1937 Transferred to Fantome Island Lazaret 8. 1.1940 101. Ned Hobson Aged 14 years, single Born Mona Mona Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Tommy Hobson Mother Deceased Leper Relations Roy and Cyril Hobson (Cyril recently discharged) Admitted 3. 5.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 102. Gordon Campbell Aged 30 years, married, no children Occupation Station-hand Born Cloncurry Residence ?Moranda Downs, Normanton Father Boomera Bob Mother Minnie Bob Admitted 3. 5.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 103. Frances Thompson Aged 9 years Born Mona Mona Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Willie Thompson Mother Deceased Admitted 3. 5.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 104. Amy Newbury Aged 10 years Born Mona Mona Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Paddy Newbury Mother Deceased Admitted 3. 5.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 107. Benny Leavis Aged 15 years, school-boy Residence Mona Mona Mission Father Charlie Leavis Mother Lucy Leavis Leper Relation Lindsay Baker Admitted 10.12.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 108. Lucy Barney Aged 36 years, married, 3 children Residence Palm Island Father Charlie Murphy Mother Diana Murphy Admitted 10.12.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 109. Nancy Williams Aged 24 years, married, 1 child Residence Badu Island Father Charlie Leafer Mother Nellie Leafer Admitted 10.12.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 110. Katherine Toeboy Aged 33 years, married, 3 children Residence Mapoon Mission Father Charlie Cooktown Mother Sarah Cooktown Admitted 10.12.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 116. Evelyn Hobbler Aged 17 years, single Residence Mona Mona Mother Biddy Hobbler Leper Relations Edith Courtney, Hobson and F Thompson Admitted 16. 7.1938 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 119. Harry Brown Aged 60 years, married, 5 children Occupation Station-hand Father Charlie Brown Mother Maggie Admitted 20. 1.1939 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 121. Lewis Newberry (Newbury) Aged 15 years Occupation Farm Work Residence Mona Mona Father Paddy Newbury Mother Jenny Newbury Leper Relation Amy Newbury Admitted 4. 2.1939 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 122. Eddie Lawrence Aged 18 years, single Occupation Tre-feller and Farm Work Residence Mona Mona Father Bertie Lawrence Mother Mary Ann Lawrence Leper Relation Edith Courtney (Cousin) Admitted 4. 2.1939 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 123. Toby Hunter Residence Palm Island Admitted Fantome Island 124. Alma Bostock Residence Palm Island Admitted Fantome Island 125. May Gregory Residence Palm Island Admitted Fantome Island 128. Rene Thompson Aged 15 years, single Residence Mona Mona Leper Relation Frances Thompson, sister Order for removal to Peel Island 6. 1.1939 Escorted to Peel Island 4. 2.1939 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940 129. Frank Brown Residence Cowal Creek See Fantome Island Register 130. Donald McDonnell Residence Mapoon Mission See Fantome Island Register 131. Henry Brown Residence Cowal Creek See Fantome Island Register 132. Lucy McDonnell Residence Mapoon Mission See Fantome Island Register 133. Sambo Sambo See Fantome Island Register 134. Kitty Mango See Fantome Island Register 136. Agnes Fewquambie Aged 22 years, married, 1 child Occupation Housewife Born Nambour Residence Nambour Father George Eggmolesse (SSI), deceased Mother Lena Renvalli, deceased Leper Relations Mrs L Tallis, Peel Island, sister Admitted 2.11.1939 Transferred to Fantome Island 8. 1.1940
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