Saturday, 10 August 2019

Wangan and Jagalingou Native Title Claim Group Meeting

Area roughly enclosed by Capella, Moranbah, Mount Coolon, Aramac, Barcaldine, Blackall, Tambo, including Alpha and Clermont, Queensland.

Apical ancestors are described as :-

Billy and Lucy (parents of Jimmy Tarpot, Mary Ann Albro, Mary Ellen)
Daisy Collins
Nellie Digaby
Dan Dunrobin (aka Dunrobin, Christopher Dunrobin and Dan Robin)
Frank Fisher Snr (of Clermont)
Annie Flourbag
Jimmy Flourbag
Katy of Clermont
Charlie McAvoy of Logan Downs
Liz McEvoy of Alpha
Maggie of Clermont (aka Maggie Miller and Nandroo)
The mother of Jack (Girrabah) Malone snr and Jim (Conee) Malone
Mary of Clermont (aka Mary Johnson)
Momitja

One purpose of the meeting is to consider authorising the following proposed amendments to the Application:

1. amend the claim group description to reflect that membership is defined by descent (sic) from one or more authorised apical ancestors.

2. amend the claim group description to no longer include the following apical ancestors:

Katy of Clermont
Maggie of Clermont (also known as Maggie Miller and Nandroo)
Nellie Digaby
Annie Flourbag
Momitja
Daisy Collins

If the proposed amendments listed at 1 and 2 are authorised, the newly described claim group for the Application will be the descendants of one or more of the following people:

1. Billy and Lucy (parents of Jimmy Tarpot, Mary Ann Alboro and Mary Ellen)
2. Dan Dunrobin (also known as Dunrobin, Christopher Dunrobin and Dan Robin)
3. Frank Fisher (Snr) of Clermont
4. Jimmy Flourbag
5. Charlie McAvoy of Logan Downs
6. Liz McEvoy of Alpha
7. The Mother of Jack (Girrabah) Malone and Jim (Conee) Malone
8. Mary of Clermont (also known as Mary Johnson)

Appeared in the Courier Mail August 10, 2019

Some notes for interest from the 1915 blog entry plus a few more

Camped at Police Creek near Mt Coolon in 1934 were Donald Wallace, Mary Ann Campbell, Jean, Tommy Albro, Mary Ann Albro, Bob Tarpot, Oliver, Janet Twist

Mary Ann Albro died on 20. 8.1939 at Fantome Island aged 60 years

The Blood Groups of Full-blood Australian Aborigines by G. Phillips
Medical Journal of Australia, September 8, 1928, pp 296 - 300
This study was carried out on Aborigines living at Barambah in 1927 or 1928
One of those studied was Annie Flourbag, aged 50 years and born at Alpha

Durundur Correspondence, 30. 6.1903 All Aboriginals on the Settlement
Jim Flourbag, Native Name Bumbomingie , male aged 47 years, Native of Clermont, Class Unburri
Jack Malone  Native Name Girribah , male aged 31 years, Native of Jericho, Class Woongoo       
Jim Malone , Native Name Conee , male aged 47 years, Native of Jericho, Class Woongoo       

Durundur Correspondence, 15. 7.1904 Single men capable of earning their own living
Jim Flourbag, aged 38y Native of Clermont

Cherbourg Census 1928
Annie Flourbag, 50 years old, married
Jimmy Flourbag, 65 years old, married

Annie Flourbag died on 22. 7.1937 at Cherbourg
Jimmy Flourbag died on 22.10.1938 at Cherbourg                 

Charley McAvoy, aged 50 years, his wife Polly McAvoy, aged 45 years and daughter Maudie McAvoy H/C, aged 9 years, all from Clermont, arrived at Barambah in 1917

Pollie Gray was removed from Clermont to Barambah in 1914

Dan Dunrobin died 23.10.1938 at Cherbourg aged 50 years

Lizzie Dunrobin and children Dan and Bob were removed from Clermont to Barambah in 1924

Daisy Collins, born about 1897 at Clermont, parents Frank Collins and Judy, married Arthur Murdock (Returned Serviceman), in 1919 at Barambah

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