Site Name Nepean River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Bediagal/Dharug
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -33.561,150.876,0
Date 27 Apr 1805
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 8
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 7 or 8, 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
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Day time attack on Aboriginal camp on the mountain side of the Nepean River.
Sources SG May 5- and May 12 -, 1805 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***