Site Name Paterson River, Hunter Valley
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Wonnarua
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -32.563,151.620,0
Date Between 1 Mar 1827 and 31 Mar 1827
Attack Time unknown
Aboriginal People Killed 12
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 12, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category Stockmen
Attacker Details
Type Of Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used
Narrative Alleged Affray on E.G. Cory's estate.
Sources Gilmore 1935: 241-3; Milliss 1992: 69 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating *