Posted by Rosalyn McDonald (18.104.22.168) on September 18, 2003 at 22:03:34:
In Reply to: Yammer (Yamma), Amoy, China posted by Julie Webb on June 10, 2003 at 21:27:38:
:Julie - my g.grandfather was also born in Amoy and came to Australia as an indentured labourer in 1852( and this was probably not his choice). We can only guess what his original name was - but we finished up having the surname DANN.
You might like to contact Maxine Darnell at the University of New England - she has done a lot of research in this area. If you do an Internet search you might even bring up her list of Chinese labourers that she has - I cannot find my notes on the link, but her email address is
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