Site Name Upper Williams River, Barrington Tops
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Binghi
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -32.060,151.485,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1835 and 31 Dec 1835
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 10
Aboriginal People Killed Notes 10+ MWC
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets, pistols
Narrative Binghi people were shot dead & then thrown over a cliff. Retaliation for killing 5 convict shepherds at Robert Ramsays Mackenzie's property at Wattenbakh on the western bank of the Barrington River, 2 miles form Rawdon Vale.
Sources Newcastle Morning Herald, July 25, 1964; Blomfield, 1981:122. (Sources PDF)
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