Site Name Mudgee, Rylstone
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Wiradjuri
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -32.548,149.524,0
Date Between 5 Sep 1824 and 10 Sep 1824
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 16
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 16, 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 Chamberlaine, overseer to William Cox, 2 stockmen and Aboriginal guide.
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Chamberlaine, William Cox?s overseer at Mudgee, and two stockmen, killed 16 Wiradjuri, probably all men, including a leader known by the settlers as Blucher. (Connor 2002:61)
Sources SG 16 Sept 1824 -; Connor 2002:61 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***