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1805 - North West - view

Jack of The Branch natives , leads a group of Aborigines to fatally assault a “Military settler” on the Hawkesbury. He is later shot while boarding a river trader at Mangrove

1805 - North West - view

Men in fringe camps sometimes agree to guide punitive expeditions against Aboriginal people on the basis that they will be permitted to take women after their men are killed

1805 - North West - view

ergeant Obadiah Ikin lived peacefully with local Aborigal people. After the massacre, he sells his land

1806 - West - view

killings and burnings

1808 - North West - view

Governor Macquarie ’s leadership (1810-1822). He arrives in 1810 and creates new positions including Andrew Thompson as the Hawkesbury’s Justice of the Peace and Magistrate

1809 - West - view


1809 - North Coastal - view

The Hazard lost at sea with 400 bushels of wheat is driven ashore at Box Head, Ettalong, while tribespeople save a young boy from drowning. (Macken 1991)

1810 - South West - view

Macquarie, Proclamation

1811 - West - view

abducts and rapes

1814 - North West - view

Six year old Maria from Richmond Hill is educated there. Maria remains at the Institution until she is 14

1814 - West - view

Punitive Expedition

1814 - South West - view

kill the white settlers

1814 - South West - view

Violence erupts

1814 - South West - view

mount a full attack on the settlers

1816 - North West - view

Governor Macquarie issues a Proclamation forbidding Aborigines to carry offensive weapons within proximity of white settlement

1816 - South West - view

A reward of £10 is offered for anyone bringing any of them in, dead or alive

1816 - North West - view

Bidgee Bidgee and Harry , Nurragingy and Colebee , act as guides. As their reward, the latter two receive land grants on the Richmond Road, which become “the Black Town”

1816 - South West - view

Each of the Aboriginal guides is given a ‘Complete Suit of Slops - Blanket, 4 Days Provisions, Half Pint of Spirits and Half Pound of Tobacco

1816 - North West - view

Captain James Wallis arrives as third Commandant in Newcastle two months after he commanded his 46th Regiment against Aboriginals near Airds and Appin and received the thanks of Governor Lachlan Macquarie for his “zealous exertions and strict attention to the fulfilling of the instructions”

1816 - North West - view

A large number of warriors hurling their spears makes clear that they intend to repulse the Europeans from the mouth of the Hunter River