Queensland Parliamentary Papers -
Chief Protector and Northern Protector of Aborigines Annual Reports
1899 - 1908
(Copies of these Annual Reports are available on the AIATSIS web site)
Report of the Northern Protector of Aboriginals for 1899
Eyre taken from Mapoon on 27. 9.1899. About age for leaving school.
Bob taken from Mapoon on 1. 1.1898. A schoolboy.
Harry taken from Mapoon about 3 years ago. Aged 11 years.
Treacle taken from Mapoon in 1895. Aged 12 or 13 years.
Deaths of Aborigines returning from boats to Mapoon
Name Returned Subsequent Death
Kidai 1.1897 2 weeks
Dick 1 10.1897 8 weeks
Joce 11.1897 7 weeks
Pigeon 12.1897 6 weeks
Jack 3.1898 5 weeks
Doctor 4.1898 4 weeks
Wallaroo 7.1898 8 weeks
Dick 2 9.1898 7 weeks
Cooktown natives who could not resist alcohol. Some were
John Barlow Menmurry, chief of the local (Yarrabah) Gungganji tribe
was chosen king early in the year.
Annual Report of the Northern Protector of Aboriginals for 1900
Willie, a young half-caste child was found on a boat.
Jackie, a native of the Batavia River on the Gulf Coast.
Convictions for drunkenness
Jimmy Croydon 11. 8.1900
Jack Croydon 22. 9.1900
Nimms Camooweal 27.12.1900
Particulars of some of the cases of young girls who have been
sent to Missions
Jenny, Half-caste from Cairns
T. S. Half-caste, about 15 years old, pregnant, father unknown
L. C. Half-caste, 9 or 10 years old. Mother said to be in
Nellie Half-caste kanaka, 11 or 12 years old, in black's camps at
Murray River and Cardwell.
Topsy From Torrens Creek. Young
L. & M. Half-caste Portugese and kanaka respectively. About 13 and
N. Half-caste kanaka. About 15 years old. Had a baby, now dead,
about 12 months ago
P. Half-caste, about 4 years. Mother died a year ago.
Now at Yarrabah
J.C. Half-caste mother in the camp at Ayr with 3 half-caste children.
One child 12 months old. Also mentions Albert
R. Half-caste about 8 or 9 years old.
Deportations authorised in last 12 months
Andy, Endeavour River, murder of Breeza at Hidden Valley
Shell-fish, Batavia River, murder of a gin
Missie, Starke River, alleged murderer of civilised
Aborigine Fred Fooks
Ponto, Endeavour River
Tommy Roderick, Normanby River
Long George, Mt Amos
Billy Nolan, Normanby River
Bendigo, Mitchell River
Larry, Endeavour River, 13 years old. Sent to Yarrabah
Annual Report of the Northern Protector of Aboriginals for 1901
(1) Found on the lugger "Mona" were three children namely
Georgie about 9 years
Larry about 12 years
Jimmy about 14 years
From the Night Island, Cape Restoration and Pascoe River area.
(2) The following concerns half-caste children who have been
forwarded to Yarrabah during 1901.
Ivy aged 8 years
Walter aged 7 years
Willie aged 11 years
Lizzie aged 10 years
All in Millchester Camp, Charters Towers. Lizzie escaped.
Arthur aged about 4 years. Charged as a Reformatory child.
His mother is Rosie who has 3 other children at Yarrabah.
The mother is legally married to a kanaka at Mossman.
Maria aged about 13 years.
Norman Carr aged between 2 and 3 years. A quadroon, the child
of a half-caste woman and a white man.
Topsy aged 15 years. Brought up on a station near Cloncurry.
Edie aged 10 years, found in the Winton camp.
Carrie aged 6 years and Nora Mackenzie aged 4 years from
Manfred Downs. Mother has incurable syphilis.
Annie aged 10 years, in the black's camp at Grenada.
Minnie Cooma aged 12 years, in service at Cloncurry.
Several children of various ages, dependents of Underwood,
beche-de-mer man, deceased. Three, 2 girls and a boy, were
of his own blood.
Six female Aboriginals and their 17 children (mostly kanaka
half-caste) were brought in from the Ayr Camp.
Annie Noble aged 14 years, in service at Cloncurry.
Jennie, half-caste from Cairns.
Dora, full blood, aged about 22 years, native of Gregory Downs.
Currently at Hughenden.
Harry, half-caste child, sentenced at Mossman on 6.12.1901.
George, boy, sentenced at Cairns on 12. 6.1901.
Willie, half-caste, about 9 years, living among kanakas.
Sentenced at Mossman on 19.12.1901.
Nellie, Chinese-Aboriginal half-caste, aged about 10 years,
daughter of Lizzie, from Gregory Downs.
Mary, Mabel and Daisy, three half-caste children from Undilla
and the Thornton.
Georgina Lee, a half-caste girl with baby, from Gregory Downs.
Lucy, aged 10 years, and Rosie, aged 8 years, both half-castes
and in the Normanton Camp. Older has VD.
(3) Instructions have been received for transference to Mapoon
Mission of Lucy, aged 12 years, living with the blacks at
(4) Two female half-castes, one Bella from Charters Towers and the
other from Yarrabah were treated at Goodna for puerperal mania.
At Eton Hector, of unsound mind, committed an assault.
Seven people were sent to Fraser Island.
Chiribin from Cardwell
Jacky from Herberton. Allegedly murdered Aboriginal Peter.
Bendigo from Dunbar (Mitchell River)
Tommy Tomahawk from Cairns. Murdered Aboriginal Maggie about
18 months ago.
Charlie Warbash from Thornborough
Norman from Herberton
Ned from Irvinebank. Ex-tracker.
The following two from Cooktown have been sent to Fraser Island.
Tommy Roderick, ex-tracker
Deportation of two ex-trackers of Red Island (Cape York) has
not been carried out yet.
(6) Aborigines discharged
Scullmate of Mobiag Is after 5 yrs at St Helena
Jacky of Coen after 6 mths at Stewart's Creek
Four Batavia boys after 6 mths at Stewart's Creek
(7) Assorted crime
Paddy for murder of his gin Rosie at Camooweal
Bulloo for manslaughter of a Chinaman at Sherherd's Ck, Laura
His gin is Lucy.
Little Peter }
Long Jacky } Alleged murder of Peter, Cooktown area
Murder of a male native Cooper and a gin Biddy by her
husband Boko at Behana Ck, Nelson
Dick helping prisioners to escape at Coen
Echo for assault on Aborigine Billy Hughes at Georgetown
Chilie Baloo at Georgetown
Charlie at Ebagoolah
Nine Aboriginals at Cairns
(8) Tommy ran away from Kalka Out-station
(9) Mapoon deaths
Jimmy about 8 years
Cockroach 17 years
Jimmie 45 years
Reid 19 years
Snowball 19 years
Dick 40 years
Wife of Bosun 35 years
Wife of Pickle 38 years
(10) Mapoon - Deaths on/because of boats
Jack Tointenten died 10.11.1900
Dick died 1900, killed by shark
Cockroach } Two not expected to survive long
Annual Report of the Northern Protector of Aboriginals for 1902
(1) First Exemption Certificate
Annie Scott of Canobie Station
(2) Georgie originally from Cooktown
Cameron originally from Cooktown
(3) Trackers with Victorian Police
Bosun died Toowoomba Hospital May 1902
Ponto at Yarrabah
Costello is on the Palmer
(4) Children and Women who have been sent to Yarrabah, Mapoon
and Cape Bedford
Young Aboriginal girl aged 4 years at Georgetown. Her mother,
a Croydon native died 2 years ago. To Mapoon
Harry Brown, H/C aged 12 years from Cloncurry. To Mapoon.
Dolly, H/C aged about 13 years in service at Normanton. Pregnant.
To Yarrabah. Had child at Cooktown on way. Child died.
Tommy, H/C female aged about 16 years. To Yarrabah.
Dora, H/C aged about 10 years among McIvor blacks. Her mother's
husband is Matji the Rainmaker. To Cape Bedford.
Lily, H/C aged 5 years, living with her mother in the McKinlay Camp.
Flora, H/C aged about 8 years. To Mapoon.
Lucy, H/C aged 11 years, living with the Etheridge blacks.
Lucy, H/C aged 12 years. Living with Charlston blacks. To Mapoon.
Rosie Murray, little H/C girl from Maytown aged about 10 years.
Been given as a wife to Aboriginal boy Jimmy, aged about 30 yrs.
Minnie, young H/C girl. Gave birth to child at Port Douglas.
Rosie, 12 years, and Jack, 8 yrs. Reputed father is John Creed, a
native of the West Indies. Mother is dead. To Yarrabah.
Lena, a little H/C child from Normanton. To Mapoon.
Paddy, H/C aged about 7 years from Normanton. Mother is a kanaka-
Aboriginal. Foster father is Ah Sam, a Chinaman. To Mapoon.
Lily, H/C aged 5 years. Mother dead. Living with a Chinaman at
Normanton. To Mapoon.
Jessie, H/C aged 6 years from Normanton. To Mapoon.
Sammy Mathers, H/C aged about 5 years from Normanton. Mother
is Alice and mother was living at Sweer's Island when she died
about May, 1901. To Mapoon.
Lizzie, H/C from Kynuna. To work at Winton.
Otto Adkins, H/C boy. To Yarrabah.
Harry, aged 12 years from the Winton Camp. Sister is Edie.
Ida, H/C aged about 7 years, from Gregory Downs. To Mapoon.
Rosie, H/C aged about 6 years, from Brook Hotel via Burketown.
H/C baby about 12 months old in the Kuranda Camp. To Yarrabah.
Polly, young woman, in service at Port Douglas. Sent with her
baby to Yarrabah.
Polly Tadrane, young H/C woman with baby. To Yarrabah. Permission
to marry Jimmy Rooker, a kanaka, refused.
Minnie, aged 18 years, native of Normanton. Has illegitimate child.
Baby Brady, female aged 4 months. Mother, a native of Bowen, died
at Milroy Station. Taken by Minnie, above, to Yarrabah.
Larry died at Yarrabah Reformatory. Sentenced in Cooktown in 1900
aged 13 years.
Nellie at Geraldton. Has infant child aged about 2 years.
Married William Kareine, a man from Ceylon, on 8. 1.1902
Permission was given to Jose da Silva, a native of Brazil, and
Edward Blundell, a Scotchman, and Jeremiah Garnier, a Frenchman
to marry Aboriginal women.
Craigie can marry Linda and keep the children.
Lawn can marry Polly but no decision made on the children.
Marriages by Jimmy Rooker of Townsville, a kanaka, and
Tommy Ah Toy of Maytown, a Chinese, to Aboriginal women were
The following marriages were allowed
Bowen Aboriginal Queensland Half-caste
Burke Aboriginal Chinaman
Cairns Aboriginal Cingalese
Cairns Aboriginal New Hebrides
Croydon Aboriginal Scotchman
Somerset Aboriginal Solomon Islands
Somerset Aboriginal Loyalty Islands
Somerset Half-caste Aboriginal Samoan
Somerset Aboriginal Brazilian
Somerset Aboriginal Frenchman
Townsville Aboriginal New Caledonia
Townsville Aboriginal Cingalese
Townsville Aboriginal South Sea Islander
Two gins were brought in sick from Clarenden near Delta Station,
Normanton. One died on the road.
Topsy, aged 12 years from Magoura Stn has come into Normanton.
She is in the camp with her sister.
Kitty at Cardwell. To be sent to Ingham Hospital.
Maggie, a tracker's gin died at Cardwell in September.
Freddie died at Coolullah via Cloncurry.
Pointy died at Merluna.
Nowri from Nagi, Torres Strait, died on the "Thistle".
Alice died at Ross River.
Lizzie Baker, pregnant, has been sent to Cooktown.
The following have been removed to Fraser Island, Durundur
Missie of the Starcke River. Believed to have murdered Fred Fooks,
a civilised Aboriginal last year.
Charlie Bushman of Barrow Point.
Paddy of Camooweal. murdered his gin Rosie.
Darlie arrested at Cairns for escaping from Fraser Island.
Jimmie Donga }
Jerry } All from Atherton
Tommy Neil } 2 to Fraser Island, 2 to Durundur
Paddy } and 2 to Deebing Creek
Sandy (Aboriginal name Wambo) of Pascoe River or Coen
Charlie for spearing Aboriginal Charlie Ross at Cooktown
Andy of Endeavour River. He murdered Breeza at Hidden Valley
Pumpkin and Jimmy from the neighbourhood of Moreton E.T.O.
Joe from the neighbourhood of Moreton E.T.O. Together with
Handsome Harry he speared Tommy, a Cooktown boy.
Harry from Herberton area
Cook, ex-tracker of Coen
Doughboy for murder of gin Binger at Bailey's Creek
Pinoe has been deported to Mapoon
George of Townsville. To either Frasers Island or Durundur.
Waiamara and James, ex trackers, from Red Island.
Tommy Townsville for murder of a Chinaman at Charleston
Joe and Billy at Normanton for murder of Long Barney at
Televera Creek, Percyville.
Willie charged with murder at Ingham.
Papa and Mick for murder of Ningie at Liverpool Creek, Geraldton.
All charged with theft at Thursday Island.
Ned alias Norman was arrested at Cooktown.
Peter for theft at Barrow Point
Charley at Croydon
Tommy of Burketown
Tommy of Atherton
Tommy of Mackay
Maria Jeffery, H/C West Indian father and Aboriginal mother,
sentenced at Winton
Joe at Cloncurry
Jimmy Combo of Thornborough
George of Cooktown
Tommy Dodd of Normanton
Charlie of Normanton
Polly of Croydon
Monkey of Coen
Tiger of Cooktown
Echo of Georgetown
Nipper of Cloncurry
Digero of Barclay Downs
Jimmy Burley of Thornborough
Spider of Herberton
Kitty of Normanton murdered
murdered about 20 miles N.E. of Moreton E.T.O.
Wilkinson, an African at Escott
Johnson at Cardwell for assaulting Alick and Wena (female)
Paddy at Ebagoolah
1903 Mixed Marriages
Simaki, a native of Samoa, but resident in Torres Strait over ten
years; son of the Samoan missionary teacher at Murray Island; engaged
in pearl-shelling; has no intention or desire to return to Samoa; has
a house at Naghir (Mount Ernest); is about nineteen years of age, and
in a position to keep a wife. The girl, Assau, is a full-blood native
of Warrior Island; about eighteen years old; father and mother both
living at Yam Island.
Henry Lewis, of South Sea Island parents, but born in Queensland.
Full-blood aboriginal Pauline, of Mapoon (on the application and
recommendation of Rev. N. Hey.)
John Martin (European), of Gingerilla Station, Rocky Tait, near
Chillagoe. Gin Annie on whose account he had been prosecuted for
John Page (European), woodcutter. Half-caste Minnie, late of
Opalton, but latterly of Winton.
Juan Santos, native of Guam. Clara Fabian, whose mother is an
aboriginal of Two-Brothers Island (Gabbaree) in the Torres Strait.
Ibrahim Ben Mahomet, of Calcutta, twenty years' resident at Thursday
Island. Agnes Minjoot, the half-caste daughter of an aboriginal (Coen
District) woman by an Indian father, Said Abdurrahman.
Ponto, aboriginal ex-tracker, a member of the Yarrabah Mission.
Half-caste Minnie, lately in the employ of Mr. Connolly, the Police
Magistrate at Port Douglas.
Cheery, a South Sea Islander, member of the Queensland Kanaka
Mission. Aboriginal Kate.
Fred. Peachy (European). Aboriginal Lily, of Glendower Station,
Wambi (kanaka), a naturalised British subject, of Gum-Hole Station,
Staaten River. Aboriginal Mary. There has been upwards of twenty
years' cohabitation, and two children, whom the father is very
anxious to legitimate.
Domingo Xeromenes, a Filipino, of good character, and many years
resident at Thursday Island. Eleanor Roas, the fifteen-year-old
daughter of Raymond Roas, a Filipino, by Mary Kass, a Torres Strait
Islander (the father consenting).
Ah Mat (Mahomet) Pablo, thirty-five, a native of Singapore, diver,
resident at Thursday Island. Selini, eighteen (age Authenticated), a
half-caste native of Mabuiag (Jervis Island), daughter of George Anker,
or Anken, a native of Samoa, by Kerisi, his wife, an aboriginal native
Robert Athow, thirty-seven, native of Api, Pacific Islands, a
boardinghouse-keeper at Thursday Island, and resident in Queensland
for twenty-three years. Rebecca, seventeen, native of Errub (Darnley
Island), daughter of Gimai, a Darnley Island female native, by Sela, a
native of Lifu; both parents consenting.
Lucio Rosario, a Filipino, twenty years resident of Thursday Island,
and of good character. Sepe, a Murray Islander.
George Hooper, half-caste aboriginal, stockman. Aboriginal Polly, of
Walgra (out-station of Carandotta).
Delamo, a Malayta boy, of Geraldton. Nellie (Nuibra).
Urimboh, also a Malayta, Geraldton. Nellie (Dingarra).
Macario, a Filipino, of Cooktown. Maggie, of the Starcke River.
Pelay, a Filipino, eleven years'resident at Thursday Island, and of
good character. Johanna Favian, a Filipino aboriginal half-caste
Thomas Fuller (European), timber-getter, Geraldton. Lucy, an
aboriginal employee at the Imperial Hotel; it was she that first
wrote for permission to marry the man.
Charley Ah Sing, Normanton. Helen Ah Sam, a China-aboriginal
half-caste; her father consenting.
Ah Gim, Chinaman, gardener, Burketown. Minnie, with whom he has
been living for upwards of ten years, and who has borne him two
Mulgobbie, of Malo, New Hebrides, working at Innisfail Plantation.
Bearie Gingarra, of Mulgrave River. This couple have been living as
man and wife for three years past.
Qualla-fare-better, of Malayta, Solomon Islands, working at Innisfail.
Nellie Cavoo. These people have been together for one year.
Dessemah, of Motlap, New Hebrides, working at Innisfail. Laura
Yarringa, of Mulgrave River. Living together for nine years past.
They have two children.
Gee-arlo, of Santo, New Hebrides, working at Mundoo. Annie Sui-arie.
They have been together for five years.
Minambeera, of Malayta. Nancy Mara-mere, of Mundoo. Living together
for two years past.
I refused the applications for marriage with aboriginal females made
on behalf of Pimbolo, a South Sea Islander, a member of the Queensland
Kanaka Mission, Geraldton, and C.O. Fong, of Fossilbrook, against both
of whom there had been convictions for harbouring. A school teacher at
Calcifer sought permission to marry a female half-caste, but
subsequently changed his mind.
1904 Mixed Marriages
Pirmines Monmarible, Filipino, ten years resident at Thursday Island;
of good character. Margarita Maria, of Yam Island.
Charles Kowat, native of Rotumah, seventeen years resident at Thursday
Island; good character. Wasi (widow), of Darnley Island.
W. Buchanan, European, scalper. Half-caste Ada, of Nive Downs.
J. Glannan, European. A half-caste minor on Dubbo Downs; conditional
on permit from guardian or magistrate being obtained.
Fiddle, native of Rotumah, eighteen years in Queensland. Catalina Hoy,
widow, Yam Island.
Rainbow, South Sea Islander. Lizzie Ke-oola, a Geraldton aborigial.
James Stanley, European, scalper. Half-caste Rosey Gordon, of East
Woodlands, Maranoa River.
William Thorpe, half-caste. Pippa, of Carandotta.
William Pitt, son of a Jamaica man and Lifu woman. Mary, of Murray
Matthew Spies, carrier. Maggie, of Charleville.
John Serovoy Mota (S.S.I.). Lucy, twenty-two years, Mulgrave camp.
Harry Warsal Mortalap (S.S.I.). Lucy, nineteen years, Mulgrave camp.
Jack Searva Tanna (S.S.I.), Mulgrave. Becca, twenty two years, Nelson.
Charles Carrington, European, carrier. Half-caste Ada, of Winton.
Willie Pentecost (S.S.I.). Mina White, seventeen years, Bundaberg.
A child had already been born to this couple.
W.W. Mahoney, European. Topsy, of Boulia.
Yellow George, half-caste. Rosey, of Bourketown.
The respective local Protectors were informed that there were no
objections to the proposed marriages between Johnny Lena (S.S.I.) and
half-caste Dolly McFarlane, Pialba; half-caste John McLennan and
quadroon Mary Fuller, Gayndah; Albert Howard, European, and half-caste
Dina Cameron, Moray Downs; George Carlisle, European, and half-caste
Mary Tie, Diamantina; F.G. Carseldine, ex-constable, and half-caste
Cissie Tie, Winton.
Permission for celebration of marriages was refused in the case of
Sam Nabo, kanaka, with half-caste Gertie Bulong, of Gayndah; and
W.E. White, European, with half-caste Alice.
1905 Mixed Marriages
Risil, daughter of a Mabuiag woman and a South Sea Islander: Billy
Rotumah (S.S.I.), Thursday Island.
Declassie, half-caste: Sevivu, a Rotumah man. Thursday Island.
Sarah, aboriginal: Burke Attenborough, half-caste. Burketown.
Mary, aboriginal: Jimmy Motloff (S.S.I.). Mapoon.
Libby Savage, half-caste, of Moa: Charles Corrie, half-caste, Gilbert
Islander. Thursday Island.
Annie Aboriginal: Joseph Connolly. Normanton.
Susie Roonie, half-caste: Bob Dow (S.S.I.). Childers.
Mary Gala, half-caste: Bob Rumbo (S.S.I.). Maryborough.
Louisa Forbes, half-caste: Charlie Tarrashool (S.S.I.). Childers.
Susie, half-caste, of Wide Bay: Bob Ambrym (S.S.I.). Childers.
Caroline, half-caste: Willie Api (S.S.I.). Childers.
Nelly Sykes, half-caste: Samuel Sullivan (S.S.I.). Thursday Island.
Alit, half-caste, Mabuiag native: Jimmy Yevie, Tanna Islander.
Helen, half-caste, of Charlotte Plains: W.B. Hamilton, of
Tangua, half-caste: Nelson, a fisherman. Ayr.
Dinah Henry, half-caste: John Ah See, half-caste. Taroom.
Toney, aboriginal: Edward Davis, shearer, of Nappamerry.
Lucy Bolton, half-caste: John Nip, half-caste. Taroom.
Genua, half-caste, a minor: Charlie Wollie (S.S.I.). Thursday Island.
Louie Hickson, half-caste: W. Kruger. Winton.
Lizzie Sullivan, aboriginal: Thomas Hill. Rockhampton.
Ah See, half-caste: Peter Rouse. Deebing Creek Mission.
Jessie Pig-Pig, half-caste: Bob Terare, half-caste. Bundaberg.
Lizzie, half-caste: Ah Sam. Boulia.
My permission was refused in the case of:
Rosie, aboriginal, of Noble Island: Pausto Billows, Manila man,
Alice, aboriginal: Charles Ross, a German, of Amby.
Maggie, aboriginal: Ah Soon. Burketown.
Yambatonga, aboriginal: Tom Solomon (S.S.I.). Archer River Mission.
Alice Free, half-caste: N.C. Hood. Claverton.
----, half-caste, of Fossilbrook: Charlie Out Fong
1906 Mixed Marriages
Emily Graham, a half-caste woman, to a South Sea Islander. Childers.
Rosie Ann, an aboriginal woman about 30 years of age, to a white man.
Beena, a half-caste girl, 19 years, to a Tanna man. Bundaberg.
Latta, a half-caste girl, about 17 years, to a Rotuma man. Thursday
Baill, a native of Murray Island, about 23 years of age, to a native
of Lifu, South Sea Islands. Thursday Island.
Mary Ann, a half-caste girl, 22 years of age, to a Manila man. Atherton.
Millie, an aboriginal woman, to a South Sea Islander. Mackay.
Lavinia, a native of Yam Island, to a Manila man. Thursday Island.
Lucy, an aboriginal girl, about 25 years of age, to a white man.
Nelmarinda, an aboriginal girl, 24 years of age, to a white man.
Lizzie, a half-caste girl, to a Chinaman. Boulia.
Annie Morton, a half-caste woman, to a white man. Mackay.
Nida Huggins, a half-caste, to a South Sea Islander. Townsville.
Maude Harvey, a half-caste woman, to a white man. Croydon.
Rosey Harper, an aboriginal girl of 20 years of age, to a white man.
Julia Heria, an aboriginal girl of about 25 years of age, to a native
of France. Cairns.
Fanny White, a half-caste woman, to a white man. Brisbane.
Rosie Homarlee, an aboriginal woman, to a South Sea Islander. Cairns.
Taom Tierna, a Mabuiag woman, to a Samoan. Thursday Island.
Alice, an aboriginal aged 25 years, to a white man. Mitchell.
Kitty, an aboriginal, to a South Sea Islander. Townsville.
Nellie, an aboriginal, to a South Sea Islander. Townsville.
Daisy, a half-caste girl, to a South Sea Islander. Cairns.
Eva, an aboriginal girl, to a native of Malay. Normanton.
Alice, an aboriginal, about 20 years of age, to a half-caste native
of Queensland. Springsure.
Sidie Jerry, an aboriginal woman, about 25 years of age, to a
South Sea Islander. Charters Towers.
Permission to marry was refused in the case of:
Maggie, an aboriginal girl, to a Chinaman. Normanton.
Katie, an aboriginal, to a South Sea Islander. Ingham.
1907 Mixed Marriages
Nay, a Murray Island woman, to a South Sea Islander. Thursday Island.
Nellie, a native of Port Douglas, to a Pacific Islander. Cairns.
Lena Solomon, a half-caste, to a Cingalese. Cairns.
Bella, an aboriginal, to a Pacific Islander. Nelson, Cairns.
Sarah Purcell, a half-caste, to a white man. Croydon.
Maggie, an aboriginal, to a white man. Georgetown (1).
Maggie, an aboriginal, to a white man. Georgetown (2).
Biddy Milwah, an aboriginal, to a native of Malayta Island. Cairns.
Barney, a female aboriginal, to a native of Malayta Island. Cairns.
Polly, an aboriginal, to a native of Singapore. Cairns.
Maggie, an aboriginal, to a native of Mulgrave district. Cairns.
Nellie, an aboriginal, to a Pacific Islander. Bowen.
Susannah McCauley, to a white man. Hebel, Roma.
Dolly Griffith, a half-caste, to a quadroon. Brisbane.
Ellen Fitzpatrick, a half-caste, to a European. Charleville.
1908 Mixed Marriages
Female Type District Married To Nation. Rem.
Maudie H.C. Cloncurry George Cummins British
Langlo Louise A. Mount Morris John Triscott British C.
Rosie A. Cairns Peter Malay
Nellie A. Cairns Harry Singapore Malay
May Davies H.C. Brisbane Albert Malezieaux N. Caledonia
Leesy Craig A. Cairns Goon Goo China
Nellie Dillon H.C. Longreach Harry Grey ---
Maggie A. Bowen --- S.S.I.
Maggie Turnbull A. Brisbane Jack Nongfon Rotumah
Nina H.C. Bundaberg Joe Ambrym P.I.
Maria A. Mapoon Tom Solomon P.I.
Mary A. York Island Charley Daley P.I.
Jemina A. Rockhampton Alfred Duce ---
Ruby H.C. Dunwich Barney Delaney Caboolture
Judy H.C. Atherton Charlie Malay
Topsy H.C. Springsure James Taylor Europe S.R.
Nellie A. Hambledon Jack Ah Mat Malay
Fanny A. Atherton Joe Malay
Lena A. Atherton Joe Auning Malay
Mary Ann A. Atherton Harry Ross Malay
Ruby A. Hambledon Charles Ah Mat Malay
Gertie Bulong H.C. Gayndah Sam Nebo Tanna
Anne Harnet A. Darnley Island Josiah Sela S.S.I.
Jessie A. Atherton Jim Abraham Malay
Eliza A. Atherton Jim Palmer Melanesia
Kitty A. Atherton Taenguin Malayta
Matilda Brown H.C. Brisbane Alfred Martin Malayta
Maria Cooke A. Darnley Albert Warde F.P.I.
Essie A. Murray Island Teetou Rotumah
Polly A. Kuranda Podmore Malay
Latu A. Yam Island George Kapiere Rotumah
Monica A. Emerald Walter Oram European
Lucy McCullogh H.C. Brisbane Edward Ruska H.C. Portugese
Sarah Ah Quom H.C. Burketown Idunny Chong China
Lizzie Tamlin A. --- Goolin Hosien India
Bella A. Mulgrave Patchy P.I.
Lily A. Yam Island John Wesley Samoa
Nina Amos H.C. --- Joe White Morven H.C.
Nuncleer H.C. Bedourie George Gorringe Europe
Lucy A. Mapoon Bob Ling P.I.
Mary A. --- Jome Sweenay Qld. H.C.
S.S.I. South Sea Islander
P.I. Pacific Islander
F.P.I. French Pacific Island