Site Name Belbora, between Gloucester & Wingham
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Binghi
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -32.007,152.185,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1834 and 31 Dec 1834
Attack Time Day
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes 6+ MWC
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Poisoning, strychnine
Notes
Narrative AA Co employees left damper poisoned with strychnine in the huts, and a number of Binghi perished. Carried out in reprisal for the stealing of flour.
Sources Blomfield 1981:122; Newcastle Morning Herald, July 25, 1964. (Sources PDF)
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