Site Name Whiteside Station, Moreton Bay PD
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Buyibara or Yugarabul
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -27.251
Longitude 152.909
Date 15 Apr 1858
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M at least 6 including 1 Native Police Trooper, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: native police
Attackers Killed 1
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M 1; F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative A reprisal for a Ninghy Ninghy (language groups Buyibara or Yugarabul) attack on a Native Police patrol in which one trooper was killed, carried out by Lt Williams and 8 Native Police troopers.
Sources Wickham to Col Sec, April 21, 1858, 1/no.58/1492, QSA, Col.Sec: Letters received re Moreton Bay 1858, A2/39; MBC, April 24, 1858 - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/543482; Connors 2015: 83 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***