Topics: Families and children

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Central - view

Uncle Chicka Madden met his future wife, Lil (who worked out at Sweet Acres), at Palms Milk Bar in Regent St. He went on to have many children. Their children are: Craig, Lee, Diedre and Tony Madden

North Coastal - view

put together unknown pieces of Biddy ’s children’s story

West - view

Maria , daughter of Yarramundi and top student of the Native Institute, married a carpenter from the First Fleet, Robert Locke, in St John’s church at Parramatta.

West - view

Uncle Dennis Foley remembers his cousins, four girls who were taken away when he was six

North Coastal - view

Agnes and Bob’s great grandmother and great uncles

Central - view

Uncle Chicka Madden spent some of his time in Uralla, with his Aunty, and some being educated at Redfern Public School. At the age of 14 he got an exemption from school so he could start working and help support the family after his father had joined the army: “You were scratching for a feed.”

West - view

Dennis himself was later taken to Minda home when his father became ill and his mother fell behind on the rent. The police came to his school to get him - a regular occurrence for Aboriginal children in Chester Hill North

South Coastal - view

moved to Caroline St, Redfern as children because of their mother’s ill health

South Coastal - view

life at Yarra Bay with her parents and grandparents in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

South Coastal - view

His family is diverse with many connections by marriage between the North and South coasts. His Timbery cousins – descendants of Pemulwuy – were taken away as stolen generation s children

West - view

Yarramundi ’s daughter was one of the best known students at The Native Institute

West - view

Born in 1813 in Parramatta, Margaret Reed was taken from her family at the age of 7 and put in the Native Institu te where she was trained to be a servant.

South Coastal - view

Burnum (meaning “Great warrior”) was put in Kinchela boys home

West - view

he and his brother were fostered to a non-Aboriginal family shortly after he was placed in a home at the age of four

West - view

stories and his memories of the individuals and families

South Coastal - view

Taken from her mother as a baby and sent to live with a foster family,   Auntie Pamela Young grew up told she should be ashamed of her Aboriginality

West - view

for his mother and grandmother it was not safe to declare oneself a Koori

North Coastal - view

pain and suffering many endured, particularly through fallout from the stolen generations

South Coastal - view

another stolen generations man

West - view

father took him and his brothers to Newcastle