Who was Tarragindi Tasserone?

I’d always assumed Tarragindi was an Aboriginal name. However, the suburb was named after a South Sea Islander, Tarragindi Tasserone, originally from the Loyalty Islands. The story goes that he was kidnapped from there sometime in the late 19th century, escaped from his plantation, was taken in by Alfred Foote who found him sitting on … Continue reading Who was Tarragindi Tasserone?