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Lower Portland Aborigines at Windsor 1881
List Register Details
Source:  Australian : Windsor & Richmond Advertiser, 28 May 1881
List Type:  Population
Dates Covered:  1881
   

 

"The aborigines of the district assembled at Windsor Court House on the Queens Birthday for the yearly distribution of blankets. There does not appear to be any falling off in the number but are gradually losing their distinctive characterů." The following are the names and ages of the Lower Portland tribe.

NAME AGE
Elizabeth Captain 28
Margaret Shaw 23
Jane Shaw 6
Christian Shaw 5
An infant 1 week old
Sally Barber 23
Charles Cumber 50
Matilda 35
Joseph Frederick 3
Elizabeth Doyle 27
Bertie Nowland 24
Tottie Barber 3
Albert Shaw 3
Andrew Barker 26
Albert Andrew Barber 22
Henry Cubrer 25 (reads)
Margaret Cumber 30
Willie Cumber 12
Alfred E. Everingham 10
Emily Everingham 2
Sally Bowman 23
Tommy Cox 60
George Captain 37
Johnny Barber 55
Elizabeth Barber 24
Edward Barber 8
Charles Barber 6
Arthur Muley 4
Jane Barber 18
Boney Stewart 22
Rachel Lenart 23

TOTAL: 31

Credits: Transcribed by Michelle Nichols - May 1994.

 

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