Topics: People: Other: North Coastal

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Biddy Giles

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Biddy

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Uncle Willie

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Uncle Willie

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Agnes

1804 - view

An old Koori man is Grewin living on Dangar Island in the Hawkesbury (Mullet Island). Some ex-convicts salt boiling on the island, are attacked and their clothing taken by Koories. Two other friendly Koories escort the men back to Sydney unharmed. (Swancott 1967, p. 14)

1804 - view

James Webb’s boat again attacked by Aboriginal warriors led by Woglomigh. Woglomigh is known to the colonists as “notorious”.

1815 - view

On the Central Coast, Biriban enters the employ of Captain M Gill of the 46 th regiment.

1820s - view

Catherine becomes known as the ‘Queen of Scotland Island’, and also becomes a famous midwife.

1820 - view

The artist draws or records other names of the people in Bungaree’s clan. Boin (Bowen) is Bungaree’s son. His mother is Toura. Bowen’s wife is Maria or Mary, her father is Jonza and her mother is Nan or Naney. Bowen’s daughters are Theda, Theela Bowen and his son Mark.

1825 - view

At the Supreme Criminal Court Sydney, Devil Devil alias Bumblefoot, an Aboriginal native is indicted for a violent assault on Jeremiah Bulley near Newcastle. ( Sydney Gazette , 3 June 1825)

1828 - view

At Dooralong near Wyong, three Koori men are taken to the lock-up at Brisbane Waters. Two of the men, Jago and Nimbo, had been handcuffed together but they make a surprise attack on a constable while Jack Jones attacked from the floor and the Koori men escape.

1829 - view

Births recorded under ‘Aboriginal’ in the Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages NSW. Name: Terrence Bungaree; Father: Joe Bungaree; Mother: Rose. Name: Teresa Bungaree; father Joe Bungaree.

1831 - view

Thomas Lewis born on Marramarra Creek, where his family live by fishing and orcharding.

1832 - view

Birth recorded of Mark Bungaree, son of Naney or Maria.

1835 - view

Central Coast Aborigines including Jack Jones, Jago and Nimbo attack a settler’s hut near Wyong. Jack Jones escapes, while three men are taken to Sydney goal. “At Duralong (Wyong), Constable Moses Carroll [and his men] … were concealed in Adam Riley’s hut … for the purpose of apprehending some of the black natives concerned in the late robberies … they entered the hut … the blacks being so resolute and seizing hold of their firearms … they (Constables) were obliged in self defence to fire at Jack Jones who is a very powerful man, and wounded him in the neck. … During the scuffle, three made their escape.” Nimbo and Jago seized a constable at the lock-up and Jack Jones escaped.

1835 - view

Sydney Criminal Court, Criminal Sessions – the following prisoners placed at the bar to receive sentences. Long Dick, Jack Jones, Abraham and Gibber Paddy, Aboriginal natives, convicted of robbery and outrages on the estate of Mr. AH Jacques at Brisbane Waters.

1835 - view

Criminal Court Sydney. Five Aborigines of the Brisbane Water clan named Whippem-up, Carning-bong, Jemmie, Tom Jones and Monkey or Toby were severally convicted of felony. Elizabeth Jones better known as the Morning Star was convicted of manslaughter to be transported seven years.

1835 - view

Liggamy, a Koori man is convicted of stealing a pipe and sentenced to seven years gaol.

1835 - view

Little Dick, an ‘Aboriginal native’, is convicted of robbing the dwelling house of Mr William Bloodstock. Death of another Koori is recorded.