Pre-1898

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The two departments which held records relating to Aboriginal people prior to the establishment of the Aborigines Department in 1898, under the Aborigines Act 1897, were the Colonial Secretary’s Office and the Police Department.

The following records are listed in date order, regardless of which department held the record. The consignment number can be found at the top of each individual page.

1889/1745
Title:
Report re accidental shooting of Aboriginal Native woman Annie, by her man Mingo, whilst kangaroo hunting.
Key words: Mingo, Annie, Coriann, Comical Jack, Noble, Coryan, Clara, Warren River, William Scott