Site Name Bogan River, Wellington Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -31.923,147.189,0
Date Between 1 Aug 1846 and 31 Aug 1846
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes men
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category mounted police
Attacker Details
Motive reprisal for alleged cattle theft
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used carbines
Narrative Reprisal for alleged theft and cattle killing.
Sources HRA, I, xxv:63. (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***