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The Waradgery Language collected by James John Baylis, Goonigul, Wagga Wagga

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Call number: Ab 159/Item 1

Author: Baylis, James John

Date: 1832-1888

Description: This list of Waradgery words and their meanings was obtained over a period of forty years by James Baylis "direct from members of the Waradgery tribe of Aboriginals". pp. 3-11 Names of places. pp. 13-19 General. pp. 21-23 Animals, birds and insects. p. 25 Trees and plants. pp. 27-31 [Additional words and place names]. Baylis was a surveyor by profession. Though originally from Wagga Wagga he is also known to have lived in Narrandera and Euroa.

Communities: Wiradjuri