Site Name Mt Haldon, Darling Downs Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Yugara or Garumngar
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Toowoomba
Latitude -27.843
Longitude 152.262
Date 27 Jul 1843
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 12
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Crown Lands Commissioner, Government offical, Settler, Stockman
Attackers Killed 1
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Christopher Rolleston, CCL Darling Downs and party cornered Aboriginal people in daylight in the Range scrub in reprisal for the killing of Richard White, a shepherd on Sibley and King’s Haldon run.
Sources French 1989:104; Rolleston to Col Sec, August 15, October 12, 1843, CCL Correspondence 1843, SRNSW, 4/2601 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***