Site Name Mount Foster, Wellington Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -31.134,147.581,0
Date Between 1 Sep 1845 and 30 Sep 1845
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 10
Aboriginal People Killed Notes men
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative Reprisal for threatened attack on supplies coming to Mt Foster station. Carried out by mounted police led by Sgt. Anderson.
Sources HRA, I, xxv:8-10 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***