Topics: Events: North West

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1828 - view

A warrant is issued for the capture of Melville and Harry for alleged murders of Europeans at Glendon

1828 - view

He later resigned his office as a Wesleyan Missionary on the grounds that he could see no possible means of prosecuting the Mission

1828 - view

Melville, Harry and Bulwarra are ordered to surrender. They raise a “war whoop” and shower the policing party with spears

1828 - view

Aboriginal people are adapting to changing social, economic and cultural conditions. They begin to “come in” to live and work on or near homesteads on or near their traditional lands

1829 - view

Threlkeld is dismissed by the London Missionary Society

1829 - view

General’s crescent-shaped king plate suspended from his neck. Later again it is worn by Larry

1829 - view

Numerous properties start to grow grapes and produce wine

1829 - view

Rev Threlkeld completes his first draft of St Luke’s Gospel translated into the local Aboriginal language

1829 - view

Reward for his assistance in reducing his Native Tongue to a written Language

1830 - view

“Justice towards [Aborigines] on our part has never been thought of…English rules…render it exceedingly difficult to cause the law to be put in force against murderers and other heinous wrong-doers towards the natives; and when…conviction has been obtained, the government has sympathized too much with the oppressing class, and too little with the oppressed, to permit justice to have its course. About 1799 several white people committed a murder…near Windsor , on the Hawkesbury , and were convicted

1830 - view

In [1826] a black man was shot in cold blood at the stake by the soldiers upon Hunter’s River

1830 - view

Aboriginal trackers work with the Wollombi police through to the 1930s

1830 - view

Chughi must have held some important position in the tribe as Bean designated him “Chief of the Broken Bay, Narara”

1830 - view

Aboriginal people are working in fledgling agricultural and pastoral industries. Many are skilled in the “use of the sickle”

1830 - view

Between 1840 and 1870, settlement is extended into hill country

1831 - view

allotments offered for sale

1831 - view

Completion and opening to the public of the Great North Road

1832 - view

76 land grants totalling 22,000 acres for 67 settlers

1832 - view

Death of King Bungaree , Chief of the Broken Bay Tribe

1833 - view

Deeds are later issued for the occupied land at Grace’s settlement on Marra Marra Creek. Sarah Wallace (Ferdinand) purchases three acres