Site Name Mount Foster, Wellington Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory NSW
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -31.134,147.581,0
Date Between 1 Sep 1845 and 30 Sep 1845
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 10
Aboriginal People Killed Notes men.
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category mounted police
Attacker Details mounted police led by Sgt Anderson
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used carbines
Narrative Reprisal for threatened attack on supplies coming to Mt Foster station.
Sources CCL Wright, HRA, I, xxv,:8-10
Corroboration Rating ***