Site Name Darkey Flat Massacre
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Geynyan?
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -28.040,151.884,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1845 and 31 Dec 1845
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6, 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 Opportunity
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Carried out to prevent the station from becoming the collecting point for other Aboriginal clans. Carried out by owners and station hands at Talgai Station.
Sources Hall c1925: 103-4; French 1989: 99 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **