Site Name Bullock Hunting Ground, East Tamar River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group North Midlands
Colony VDL
Present State/Territory TAS
Police District George Town
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -41.306,146.990,0
Date 19 Mar 1828
Attack Time Day
Aboriginal People Killed 14
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 4 F 9 +1 child; 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 Settler
Attacker Details A party of volunteers - a reprisal for killing a stock-keeper
Motive Reprisal for death of stock-keeper
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Muskets/swords
Notes
Narrative In reprisal for killing a stock-keeper in this area, ?a party of volunteers came up with the murderers at Bullock Hunting Ground, where 4 men, 9 women and a child of the Black people were killed.?
Sources TAHO CSO 1/316:729 (Sources PDF)
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