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The Resource Bill and Mary Mac : from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between, by Jill Campbell

Bill and Mary Mac : from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between, by Jill Campbell

Label
Bill and Mary Mac : from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between
Title
Bill and Mary Mac
Title remainder
from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between
Statement of responsibility
by Jill Campbell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Bill McDonald droved from Queensland through the Territory and settled in the Kimberley. Mary Darcy moved from Darwin to the Kimberley and grew up around Wyndham. They married in 1923. Later they shifted to the Nullarbor, starting the Cocklebiddy roadhouse in 1957. Bill writes of the characters of early Kimberley and incidents of life and death. Mary, of the people and their lives, in an endearing personal way. Covered are the deaths of Condren & Sullivan, life on Ruby Plains Station with the Darcy family, the Hyland girls, and many other items of interest of the near forgotten years between the wars
  • p10-11 : Massacre of Aborigines for cattle killing by Pierce Kelly ar Inverway Station; Tree burial and mortuary customs of Aborigines at Catfish outstation; description of bush tucker; p. 17 : Murder by Banjo of two white station workers Tim O'Sullivan and Joe Condren at Billiluna; p. 21-22 search for Banjo involving Aboriginal boy tracker Nalgee; p. 23 : Account by Gidda alias "Louis" of Banjo's murder of O'Sullivan and Condren; mention of murders by Pigeon (Jandamarra) and Major; p. 49 Adoption by Mary and Tom Deacon of Aborginal boy who they named Jimmy Deacon
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
WLB
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Campbell, Jill
Dewey number
920.71099414
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Literary form
non fiction
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  • McDonald, Bill
  • McDonald, Mary
  • Darcy family
  • Banjo
  • Nalgee
  • Balgee
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
Label
Bill and Mary Mac : from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between, by Jill Campbell
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • Name index indicates Aboriginality
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000052453603
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
ii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780859055352
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)869774451
Label
Bill and Mary Mac : from the Kimberleys to Cocklebiddy and places in between, by Jill Campbell
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes indexes
  • Name index indicates Aboriginality
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000052453603
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
ii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780859055352
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)869774451

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