Site Name Upper Williams River, Barrington Tops
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Binghi
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Latitude -32.06
Longitude 151.485
Date Between 1 Jan 1835 and 31 Dec 1835
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 10
Victims Killed Notes 10+ MWC
Attackers Colonisers
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets, pistols
Narrative Binghi people were shot dead & then thrown over a cliff. Retaliation for killing 5 convict shepherds at Robert Ramsay Mackenzie's property at Wattenbakh on the western bank of the Barrington River, 2 miles from Rawdon Vale.
Sources Blomfield, 1981:122; Newcastle Morning Herald, July 25, 1964 (Sources PDF)
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