Site Name Nepean River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -33.561,150.876,0
Date 27 Apr 1805
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 7
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 7 or 8, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category Settler/Military
Attacker Details Local Settlers and soldiers
Motive Reprisal campaign
Type Of Motive Reprisal settler and soldiers
Weapons Used Muskets
Notes
Narrative Day time attack on Aboriginal camp on the mountain side of the Nepean River. Aboriginal men killed Talbson, Corri
Sources SG May 5- https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/6111 and May 12 - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/6115, 1805
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