Site Name Upper Macleay River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Dhanggati
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District Port Macquarie
Latitude -30.844
Longitude 152.674
Date Between 1 Jan 1845 and 31 Dec 1845
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M ‘a great number’ more than 6, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Government official, Crown Lands Commissioner, Settler, Stockman
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Crown Lands Commissioner Roebrt Massie, settler John McMaugh and several men from Kunderang station sought revenge for the killing of 2 shepherds and their wives a week earlier.
Sources McMaugh, H.A. nd: 6; Blomfield, 1981: 36-8 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **