Site Name Waterloo Plains, Namoi R. Liverpool Plains PD
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gamilaraay or Nganyaywana
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -30.645,150.850,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1835 and 31 Dec 1835
Attack Time Daylight
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, muskets, pistols, blades, swords
Narrative 16 armed stockmen on horseback in alleged battle with Kamilaroi
Sources Calvert 1845; Reece 1974:28-9; (Sources PDF)
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