Biddy Giles

Biddy Giles is born. Her country is within Gweagal country, who is part of Dharawal. Dharwhal country was on the southern side of the Georges River and Botany Bay – towards what became known as Kurnell. She is said to have spoken ‘pure Botany Bay Thurruwal’. Goodall and Cadzow, Rivers and Resilience, 87-88, 137.

  • Biddy Giles and Jimmy Lowndes, Georges River Tribe - 1880 - courtesy of the National Library of Australia
  • Dolls Point people - 1880