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
Notes
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 - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/494925; Connor 2002:61 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***