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1833 - North West - view

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

1833 - North West - view

Returns of Aboriginal Tribes in the Hawkesbury/Lower Hunter districts during 1833 record 80 Aboriginal people

1833 - North West - view

Jonathan Warner , reports to government the presence of more than sixty warriors from the Maitland-Black Creek area who had come to make “war on the Lake Macquarie tribe

1833 - North West - view

20 Aborigines are outlawed, 8 captured and some go to Cockatoo Island

1833 - North West - view

Billy Kootee lived on the “Sackville Reserve” until the early 1900s and was buried with Bowen’s breastplate

1833 - North West - view

Black trackers (unnamed) guide a mounted party led by Magistrate Robert Scott of Glendon to capture convict escapees from Castle Forbes in the Singleton area

1833 - North West - view

Aboriginal people are working as “pullers of maize” for winegrower, George Wyndham at Dalwood in the Hunter Valley

1833 - North West - view

“Our mob helped build Wyndham Estate , the winery, and my middle name is Wyndham”

1834 - North West - view

One week later, the Sydney Gazette reports that eleven Aborigines had attacked John Lynch ’s home at Sugarloaf Creek and raped his servant girl. While these men carry guns, spears and waddies, there are many threats to settlers, but very few spearings and no deaths

1834 - North West - view

many of the small settlers at Brisbane Water are so much alarmed at the approach of the natives as they collect in large tribes, that they are fearful to make the least resistance and allow them to rob them as they please

1834 - North West - view

With the military to hand, peace returns to the district

1834 - North West - view

I informed the Blacks of the punishments which had taken place, and desired them to bring in all the Aborigines who had not received blankets

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Many of the Aborigines captured are tried before the Supreme Court in Sydney

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16 Aborigines are confined in a local watch house after committing robberies

1834 - North West - view

Returns of Aboriginal Tribes in the Hawkesbury/Lower Hunter districts during 1834 record 58 Aboriginal people

1834 - North West - view

He escapes and by 1834 is a “bushranger” living with Aboriginal people up at Barraba in the Watagan Mountains

1834 - North West - view

Aborigines are joining together in plundering expeditions, and are uniting with bushrangers

1834 - North West - view

One raid begins at “Kurinbong” (Cooranbong near Watagan Mountains) where Aborigines demand tea and flour

1835 - North West - view

Mickey Mickey was executed by hanging

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sixteen men are committed for trial for robberies