Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Kullilli Native Title Claim

Kullilli Native Title Claim

The claim area is roughly bounded by the NSW / Queensland border, Thargomindah, Toompine, Eromanga and Nocundra.

The claim group are described as the biological descendants of the following

Joe Barney
Neba Brighton
Daisy (spouse Harry Pilot)
'Gnadollie' Hekel
Ida (spouses Peter Williams, Buckley)
'Mary Ann' Jinnie (spouse William Conlan)
Mary (spouses Chinese, Dick Richards and Alexander Brierty)
'Ippi' Mary (Bob Gray)
Mary Ann (Billy Phillips)
'Miria' Maryann (Aiick, Charlie Turner, Jack Williams)
'Munga' Maryann
Jeannie 'Jinnie' Mossman and Charlie Fitzroy
Dick 'Gunta'  Richards
'Kullilli' Rosie and her husband
'Curra' Jack Thompson
'Bunda' Tiger
Tilby and 'Djogo' Hugo
Tinda and Lollipop
Toby and Topsy
Jack 'Norley' Wallace
Monitor Wallace
Harry Willis
Harry Willy-Boy
Monday Willoughby
Harry Barney
Annie / Nellie Ardoch / Bulloo
Jack Bulloo
Charlie Copra

Appeared in the Koori Mail dated September 11, 2013.

Some odds and ends.

Neba Brighton was removed from Maryborough to Taroom in 1914 and died there on 7. 5.1917.
Copra Charlie was removed from Thargomindah to Taroom in 1918 and died there on 30.11.1918.
Lollipop and Tinda are mentioned in the book Matya Mundu by H. McKellar published 1984.

Durundur Correspondence 1903

Hekel , Native Name Gnadollie , male aged 43y, Native of Thargomindah
Mary Ann , Native Name Munga , female aged 41y, Native of Norley 
C Turner , Native Name Mingallie , male aged 20y, Native of Thargomindah
Tommy Conlon , Native Name Tulgarlie , male aged 31y, Native of Thargomindah
Charlie Copera , Native Name Canthillie , male aged 40y, Native of Nocundra
Lively , Native Name Moongullie , male aged 26y, Native of Thargomindah
Tiger , Native Name Bunba , male aged 53y, Native of Thargomindah
Jack , Native Name not given, male aged 15y, Native of Thargomindah, Class Goorkilla     
Fanny , Native Name Moomo , female aged 47y, Native of Thargomindah
Coojee , Native Name Coojee , female aged 50y, Native of Thargomindah
Emily , Native Name not given, female aged 17y, Native of Thargomindah
Bomba , Native Name not given, female aged 30y, Native of Thargomindah
Sussie , Native Name not given, female aged 18y, Native of Thargomindah
Elsie , Native Name not given, female aged 11y, Native of Thargomindah
Sarah , Native Name not given, female aged  9y, Native of Thargomindah
Ivy , Native Name not given, female aged  5y, Native of Thargomindah
Nellie , Native Name Walleera , female aged 40y, Native of Thargomindah
Mary Ann , Native Name Munga , female aged 41y, Native of Norley

Durundur Correspondence 1904

Single men capable of earning their own living
Lively , aged 26y Native of Thargomindah       
Jerry , aged 40y Native of Nocundra           
Hubert , aged 39y Native of Thargomindah       

Married men willing to leave wives to get work

Chas Copera , aged 37y Native of Nocundra           
Tommy Conlon , aged 31y Native of Thargomindah       

1 comment:

  1. I am a biological descendant of Mary Ann (Jinnie)and Tom Conlon being the great grandson of Rose Sarah Conlon (Martyn) and my grandfather, her son Alec Cistello Martyn