Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wandandian (NSW)
LocationUlladulla to Shoalhaven River and Nowra. Fraser (1882) applied the name Murring meaning 'men' to all the tribes between Shoalhaven River and Cape Howe; it is not a tribal term. Note the misprints: Jerry Bay = Jervis and Crookhaven = Shoalhaven in the Mackenzie accounts.
Co-ordinates150°15'E x 35°5'S
Area1,400 sq. m. (3,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesRidley, 1873, 1875; Mackenzie in Ridley, 1878; Fraser, 1882; Dawsey in Curr, 1886; Mathews, 1896 (Gr. 6428), 1898 (Gr. 6468), 1903 (Gr. 6501); Howitt, 1904; Enright, 1907.
Alternative NamesWandandian, Tharumba (valid alternative), Kurial-yuin (northern men), Murraygaro, Jervis Bay tribe.
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale