Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1899 - 1908

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 Kalkadu Bedford Sugar Yarrabah 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 neighbourhood 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 10 years. 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. Father kanaka. 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 Charleston. (4) Two female half-castes, one Bella from Charters Towers and the other from Yarrabah were treated at Goodna for puerperal mania. Bella recovered. At Eton Hector, of unsound mind, committed an assault. (5) Criminals 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 Long George Deportation of two ex-trackers of Red Island (Cape York) has not been carried out yet. Waimara James (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 Gilbert } 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 Four women 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 Bullock } Cockroach } Two not expected to survive long Smith } William } 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. To Yarrabah. Flora, H/C aged about 8 years. To Mapoon. Lucy, H/C aged 11 years, living with the Etheridge blacks. To Mapoon. 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. To Yarrabah. Minnie, young H/C girl. Gave birth to child at Port Douglas. To Yarrabah. 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. To Yarrabah. Ida, H/C aged about 7 years, from Gregory Downs. To Mapoon. Rosie, H/C aged about 6 years, from Brook Hotel via Burketown. To Mapoon. 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. To Yarrabah. Baby Brady, female aged 4 months. Mother, a native of Bowen, died at Milroy Station. Taken by Minnie, above, to Yarrabah. (5) General 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 (6) Marriages 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 not allowed. 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 (7) Sickness 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. (8) Crime The following have been removed to Fraser Island, Durundur and Mapoon. 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 } Toby } Jerry } All from Atherton Tommy Neil } 2 to Fraser Island, 2 to Durundur Paddy } and 2 to Deebing Creek Jack } 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. Charlie Bosun William George Pilot Aaron 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 Peter Johnny Old Bob Topsy's father 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 (9) Yarrabah Annie Noble Lizzie Johnston 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 harbouring. 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, Hughenden. 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 of Mabuiag. 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 minor. 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 children. 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 Island. 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. Thursday Island. Helen, half-caste, of Charlotte Plains: W.B. Hamilton, of Bindebango West. 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, of Cooktown. 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. Duaringa. 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 Island. 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. Springsure. Nelmarinda, an aboriginal girl, 24 years of age, to a white man. Ingham. 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. Cairns. 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 (or Sam) 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. N.B. A. Aborigine H.C. Half-caste S.S.I. South Sea Islander P.I. Pacific Islander F.P.I. French Pacific Island