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72537
Surname: McGill (Indigenous)
First Name: Little McGill
Ship: -
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Threlkeld
Details: Of the Lake Macquarie tribe


82201
Surname: McGill (Indigenous)
First Name: Little McGill
Ship: -
Date: 16 June 1837
Place: Lake Macquarie
Source: Australian
Details: Billy Blue and Little McGill taught to read and write in their own tongue but disposed to wander


82147
Surname: McGill (Indigenous) (Beerabahn) (Biraban)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: April 1836
Place: Lake Macquarie
Source: Backhouse
Details: Guided James Backhouse to Rev. Threlkeld s missionary at Lake Macquarie


178860
Surname: McGill (Indigenous) (Biraban)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 16 July 1836
Place: Newcastle
Source: Sydney Gazette - Annual Report of the Aboriginal Mission at Lake Macquarie (Threlkeld)
Details: Several of the blacks belonging to this district headed by McGill, are travelling to Windsor, Parramatta and Sydney in order to teach other tribes a new song and dance which have lately been brought from the regions far beyond Liverpool Plains where my son has ascertained that the song exists though the dialect is different to that used in these parts on the sea coast.


187570
Surname: McGill (Indigenous) (Biraban)
First Name: -
Ship: -
Date: 1 May 1846
Place: Newcastle
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Details: At Newcastle, on the 14th April, McGill, the aboriginal native well known a few years back at the Supreme Court as assistant interpreter in several cases in which the aborigines were tried for capital offences. He was a living witness against the assertion of the French Phrenolongists that the blacks of this colony were physically incapable of instruction from organic malformation


82202
Surname: McGill (Indigenous) (Biraban)
First Name: (the elder)
Ship: -
Date: 16 June 1837
Place: -
Source: Australian
Details: Rarely visits Rev. Threlkeld at Lake Macquare, preferrring to stay in Newcastle


72536
Surname: McGill (Indigenous) (Biraban)
First Name: John
Ship: -
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Threlkeld
Details: A chief of the Lake Macquarie tribe and Rev. Threlkelds assistant