Site Name Whiteside Station, Moreton Bay Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Buyibara or Yugarabul
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -27.265,152.931,0
Date Between 10 Apr 1847 and 20 Apr 1847
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 50
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 50-60, 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 Poisoning
Notes
Narrative Station owner workers offered damper made from poisoned flour to Gubbi Gubbi people.
Sources Thorne, 1876:341; MBC 24 Apr 1847 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **