Lissarrague treats Geawegal (E1) as a people name, describing Hunter River - Lake Macquarie S99 as the language of the people known as Awabakal S66, Kuringgai S62, Wonnarua S63 and possibly Geawegal (2006:13-14).
In her later work (Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:165-166), Kayawaykal (E1) is treated as the name of a dialect of the Hunter River - Lake Macquarie language S99. Wafer and Lissarrague report that the only available linguistic data on Kayawaykal (E1) are six morphemes in Fison and Howitt (1880).
They note (2008:109, 165 - 166), Geawegal (E1) was often confused with Gwiyagal D63. Consequently, some resources identified as being about Geawegal may actually be about Gwiyagal D63.
Northern tributaries of the Hunter River to Murru-rundi; at Muswellbrook, Aberdeen, Scone, and Mount Royal Range (Tindale 1974).
... part of the valley of the Hunter River extending to each lateral watershed, and from twenty-five to thirty miles along the valley on each side of Glendon (Fison & Howitt 1880:279 in Wafer & Lissarrague 2008:165).
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).