Winderboy alias “Billy Cootee”

Winderboy alias “Billy Cootee” is recorded on the blanket list as a member of the Richmond and Kurrajong tribe at Richmond for 1833 (29yo), 1834 (30yo), 1837 (33yo), 1838 (34yo), 1839 (34yo) (Kohen 1986 Return of Aboriginal Natives 1832-1844).

Billy Kootee lived on the “Sackville Reserve” until the early 1900s and was buried with Bowen’s breastplate near Cattai which is across the river. By 1904 Kootee would have been about 100 yo. (Ford p84).