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Memories of Amity / by Thos. Welsby
Bib ID 126026
Format BookBook
Author
Welsby, Thomas, 1858-1941
 
Description Brisbane : Watson, Ferguson, 1922 
239 p. : ill., map, port. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

p.18-21; Toompani given brass plate for saving lives from H.M.S. Sovereign, 1847; Story of finding inscribed brass plate given to Woondu by children at Murramerang; p.34-35; Names of places Amity area; p.42-43; Brief account of Pamphlet, Parsons & Finnegan; p.58; Favourite camping ground Moongalba (Myora); p.63-65; Account of battle & fraternisation; p.71-78; Stories of Nuggin & Sarah, Toompani & Thruppan; p.81-87; Superstitions; p.90-94; Corroboree; p.157-158; Joondoobarrie tribe Moreton Bay known to be cannibals; Bora ground located White Patch (Tarrangiri); p.230-232; 16 islands listed, 11 with native names.

Subjects North Stradbroke Island (Qld.)  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events - King plates.  |  Art - Childrens art.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Moreton Bay (Qld.) -- History.  |  Moreton Island (Qld.)  |  Bribie Island (Qld.) -- History.  |  Murramarang / Depot Beach / Durras (NSW S Coast SI56-13)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Myora / Moongalba (Minjerriba / North Stradbroke Island SE Qld SG56-15)

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