List of codes
Year
  • * : slight uncertainty
  • ** : strong uncertainty
Category (lethality)
  • A : wounded only
  • B : 1 or 2 killed
  • C : 3 to 9 killed
  • D : 10 killed or more
  • ? : unknown
Type (of engagement)
  • P : pitched battle
  • A : surprise assault
  • C : campaign
  • S : spontaneous clash
  • ? : unknown
Cause
  • K : taking of kidney fat
  • R : ritual fault
  • U : illegal use of resources
  • T : territory encroachment or dispute
  • V : revenge
  • VS : revenge following sorcery
  • VW : revenge following conflict over women
  • W : conflict over women
  • X : other
  • ? : unknown
ID Date Lat Long Involved Killed Wounded Cat. Type Cause Sources
1
?
35.85S
150.15E
?
“two survivors”
?
D
?
?
2
1710**
30.98S
150.26E
120
39
6
D
A
?
Michael O'Rourke, “Sung for Generations”: Tales of Red Kangaroo, War Leader of Gunnedah. Braddon, A.C.T., Australia, 2005, p. 15
3
1803
38.19S
144.70E
?
3
?
C
?
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 39
4
1804*
38.22S
144.52E
?
1
1
B
P
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 47
5
1804*
38.26S
144.43E
?
2
?
B
?
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 48
6
1804*
38.30S
144.34E
?
3
?
C
P
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 49
7
1805
33.52S
151.12E
?
0
“numbers”
A
P
W
Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, 29-12-1805, p. 2
8
1805*
38.42S
144.07E
?
0
0
A
P
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 50-51
9
1805*
38.31S
144.16E
?
3
?
C
P
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 58-60
10
1805*
38.50S
143.89E
?
3
?
C
A
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 60-62
11
1806*
38.22S
144.24E
?
0
0
A
P
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 63-64
12
1806*
38.58S
143.69E
?
?
?
?
P
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 67
13
1807*
38.50S
143.98E
?
2
?
B
S
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 80-81
14
1807*
38.11S
144.63E
?
2
“several (…) severely”
B
?
VW
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 81-82
15
1807*
38.34S
144.25E
?
0
1
A
P
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 82-83
16
1840
38.66S
145.93E
?
9
C
A
?
Marie Hansen Fels, I Succeeded Once: The Aboriginal Protectorate on the Mornington Peninsula, 1839-1840, Australian National University, 2011, p. 249-250.
credit: Ray Kerkhove
17
1807*
38.31S
144.04E
?
several
“many”
C
A
?
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 85-86
18
1807*
38.44S
143.79E
?
2
“several”
B
S
V
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 91
19
1808*
38.15S
144.44E
?
1
“several severely”
B
P
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 98-100
20
1808*
38.23S
144.35E
?
3
?
C
A
VS
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 98-100
21
1808*
38.13S
144.70E
?
3
?
C
?
V
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 102-103
22
1846
37.65S
144.95E
160
1
30-40
B
P
?
Launceston Examiner, Port Philip, 18 February 1846, p 6
credit: Ray Kerkhove
23
1810*
38.18S
144.61E
?
1
“many heads broken”
B
?
W
John Morgan, The Life and Adventures of William Buckley: Thirty-Two Years a Wanderer Amongst the Aborigines of the then Unexplored Country round Port Philip. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2002 [1852], p. 118-120
24
1814
33.69S
151.06E
200
0
30
A
P
VS
Caledonian Mercury, 26 May 1814
25
1814
33.75S
151.09E
50
0
“almost all (…) wounded in the most awful fashion”
A
P
?
Rossyisky in Glyn Barratt, The Russians at port Jackson. Australian Institute Of Aboriginal Studies, 1981, p. 23-24
26
1832*
35.16S
149.25E
?
“Much slaughter (…) on both sides”
?
D
?
?
William Bluett, The Aborigines of Canberra District at the arrival of the white man. Paper read to the Canberra & District Historical Society, 29th May 1954, p. 19-20.
“An Old-time Tribal Battle”, Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer, 21 March 1919, p. 2
27
1820*
36.23S
147.94E
?
1
?
B
A
?
Lorimer Fison and Alfred Howitt, Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Sydney : George Robertson, 1880, p. 214-215.
28
1820*
30.33S
149.77E
?
“many”
?
D
P
V
William Ridley, « Report on Australian Languages and Traditions », The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 2, 1873, p. 273
29
1821*
38.34S
146.00E
?
“half the tribe”, i.e. several dozens
?
D
?
?
30
1823
27.06S
152.74E
?
2
7+
B
P
?
Jim Finnegan in Barron Field, Geographical Memoirs on New South Wales. London : John Murray, 1825, p. 67
31
1830
34.40S
150.89E
1500
100
?
D
P
W
Michael Organ, Illawara & South Coast Aborigines 1770-1850. Aboriginal Education Unit, University of Wollongong, 1990, p. 157
32
1830
36.40S
149.90E
?
60
?
D
P
T
A. B. Jauncey, « A history of Bega 1833-1916 », Journal or the Royal Australian Historical Society, 4, Part 6, 1918, p. 309
33
1830*
38.35S
145.35E
?
10+ ?
?
D
A
?
William Thomas Papers, Journal 1840, Box 2, vol. 8 (Letterbooks 1839-40), p. 95 in Neil Gunson, The Good Country: Cranbourne Shire. Melbourne : F. W. Cheshire, 1968, p. 6
34
1831
38.26S
145.23E
?
2
?
B
?
?
William Thomas in Denise Gaughwin and Hilary Sullivan, « Aboriginal Boundaries and Movements in Western Port, Victoria », Aboriginal History, vol. 8, n° 1, 1984, p. 83
35
1831*
33.42S
149.58E
?
1
1
B
P
?
William Henry Breton, Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemen’s Land, During the Years 1830, 1831, 1832 and 1833. Londres : Richard Bentley, 1833, p. 194-195
36
1832*
32.94S
151.14E
?
6
?
C
?
?
William Henry Breton, Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemen’s Land, During the Years 1830, 1831, 1832 and 1833. Londres : Richard Bentley, 1833, p. 203
37
1833
33.70S
149.72E
20
0
3
A
P
?
John Fraser, The Aborigines of New South Wales. Sydney : John Potter, 1892, p. 40
38
1836
37.91S
145.01E
77
?
D
A
?
William Thomas in Marie Hansen Fels, I Succeeded Once: The Aboriginal Protectorate on the Mornington Peninsula, 1839-1840, Australian National University, 2011, p. 255
G. H. Haydon, Five Years' Residence in Australia Felix. London: Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1846, p. 151-152.
George Robinson (Clark 1998, vol 4: 49) in Marie Hansen Fels, I Succeeded Once: The Aboriginal Protectorate on the Mornington Peninsula, 1839-1840, Australian National University, 2011, p. 256
39
1833*
38.19S
145.34E
?
25
?
D
A
?
Gunson, Neil. The Good Country; Cranbourne Shire, Melbourne : F. W. Cheshire, 1968, p. 6
James M. Clow in Thomas Bride, Letters from Victorian pioneers, being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines, etc. Melbourne : R. S. Brain, 1898, p. 111
40
1833*
33.80S
150.95E
200 ?
3
“a number”
C
P
?
James Hassall, In Old Australia. Records and Reminiscences from 1794. Brisbane : R. S. Hews and Co, 1902, p. 17-18
41
1834
38.23S
145.08E
?
150 ?
?
D
?
?
Robert Brough Smyth, The Aborigines of Victoria. London : Trübner & Co, 1878, vol. I, p. 32
42
1835*
26.71S
152.69E
?
10+
?
D
?
?
John D. Lang, Queensland Australia. London : Edward Stanford, 1861, p. 335
43
1835*
36.69S
149.84E
“exterminating”
?
D
?
?
George A. Robinson in Vivienne Rae Ellis, Black Robinson: protector of Aborigines. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1996 [1988], p. 201
44
1835*
31.06S
152.80E
?
1
2
B
P
?
Clement Hodgkinson, Australia, From Port Macquarie to Moreton Bay. London : T. & W Boone, p. 237-238
45
1835*
30.93S
153.01E
?
0
“several”
A
A
?
Clement Hodgkinson, Australia, From Port Macquarie to Moreton Bay. London : T. & W Boone, p. 238
46
1835*
31.08S
152.77E
?
0
2
A
P
W
Clement Hodgkinson, Australia, From Port Macquarie to Moreton Bay. London : T. & W. Boone, p. 238-240
47
1835*
34.75S
149.72E
?
“several”
?
C
A
V
Charles Meredith, Notes and Sketches of the New South Wales during a Residence in that colony from 1839 to 1844. London : John Murray, 1844, p. 101
48
1865*
29.91S
145.39E
40
0
0
A
P
V
The Brisbane Courier, 1 March 1884, p.6
credit: Ray Kerkhove
49
1837
34.01S
147.34E
?
3
?
C
P
?
Sarah Musgrave, The Wayback. Parramatta : The Cumberland Argus and Macquarie Sts, 1926, p. 22
credit: Bruno Boulestin
50
1837
30.59S
150.81E
?
1+
?
B
P
?
Sarah Musgrave, The Wayback. Parramatta : The Cumberland Argus and Macquarie Sts, 1926, p. 22-23
credit: Bruno Boulestin
51
1837
34.22S
144.47E
800
“several”
“several”
C
P
?
Charles White, The Story of the Blacks, published in the Windsor and Richmond Gazette, N.S.W., in serial form commencing Saturday 30 April, 1904, electronic edition.
52
1838
33.84S
122.10E
600
“many”
?
D
A
V
William Jackman, The Australian Captive, edited by Rev. Chamberlayne. New York, C. M. Saxton, 1859, p. 185-188
53
1838
33.84S
123.13E
?
“a slaughter”
?
D
P
T
William Jackman, The Australian Captive, edited by Rev. Chamberlayne. New York, C. M. Saxton, 1859, p. 194-197
54
1838
33.84S
121.10E
?
600
?
D
C
V
William Jackman, The Australian Captive, edited by Rev. Chamberlayne. New York, C. M. Saxton, 1859, p. 205-206
55
1838
37.83S
147.39E
?
15+
?
D
A
V
James M. Clow in Thomas Bride, Letters from Victorian pioneers, being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines, etc. Melbourne : R. S. Brain, 1898, p. 111
Samuel Rawson, Journal from november 1839 while forming a new station…, in Niel Gunson, The Good Country; Cranbourne Shire, Melbourne : F. W. Cheshire, p. 7-8.
56
1839
37.66S
146.15E
?
“many”
?
D
?
?
S. Rawson 1839, original Ms., N.L.A., in Denise Gaughwin & Hilary Sullivan, « Aboriginal Boundaries and Movements in Western Port, Victoria », Aboriginal History, vol. 8, n° 1, 1984, p. 7-8
57
1839
37.85S
144.96E
?
0
“several”
A
P
V
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
58
1839
37.76S
145.04E
?
3
0
C
A
?
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
59
1839
37.73S
144.99E
?
0
?
A
P
V
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
60
1840*
37.84S
147.00E
?
4+
?
C
P
VW
Lorimer Fison and Alfred Howitt, Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Sydney : George Robertson, 1880, p. 218-220
61
1840*
37.09S
147.80E
all men and children of the camp
?
D
A
?
Lorimer Fison and Alfred Howitt, Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Sydney : George Robertson, 1880, p. 213-214
62
1840*
36.83S
147.47E
“a whole tribe destroyed”
?
D
?
?
George A. Robinson in Vivienne Rae Ellis, Black Robinson: protector of Aborigines. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1996 [1988], p. 202
63
1840*
36.60S
146.33E
?
4
?
C
A
?
Robert Brough Smyth, The Aborigines of Victoria. London : Trübner & Co, 1878, vol. I, p. 246-247
64
1840*
33.22S
148.85E
600
6
15
C
P
W
Lawrence Struilby, Observations and experiences during twenty-five years of bush-life in Australia. Londres : The Book Society, 1863, p. 133-139
65
1841
38.20S
142.88E
?
0
?
A
P
W
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
66
1841
38.24S
142.93E
?
0
3+
A
P
?
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
67
1842
38.16S
144.30E
?
5
?
C
P
?
Geelong Advertiser, 04-06-1842
68
1842
36.25S
145.40E
60
0
3+
A
P
VS
Robert Le Souef, « Native fight », Victorian Naturalist, vol. XLIV, 1928, p. 306.
69
1843
34.91S
138.59E
1500
150 dead or severely wounded
?
D
?
?
News - Adelaide, 01/01/1931
70
1843
37.48S
146.55E
25
9
?
C
A
VS
George Haydon, Five Years’ Residence in Australia Felix. Londres : Hamilton, Adams & Co, 1846, p. 99
71
1843
34.29S
148.25E
?
7
?
C
A
?
Sarah Musgrave, The Wayback. Parramatta : The Cumberland Argus and Macquarie Sts, 1926, p. 22
72
1843
34.94S
138.60E
?
several
?
C
?
?
Southern Australian, 23-05-1843, p. 2
73
1843
37.66S
144.96E
?
0
“many”
A
S
V
Robert Brough Smyth, The Aborigines of Victoria. London : Trübner & Co, 1878, vol. I, p. 158-160
74
1844
38.21S
145.49E
?
0
“many (…) seriously”
A
?
V
Robert Brough Smyth, The Aborigines of Victoria. London : Trübner & Co, 1878, vol. I, p. 81
75
1844
38.10S
143.50E
100+
2
numerous
B
?
?
John Eyre, An account of the Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans. Adelaide : The University of Adelaide Library, ebook, 1845.
76
1844
37.45S
144.25E
180
?
?
?
P
VW
William Thomas in Thomas Bride, Letters from Victorian pioneers, being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines, etc. Melbourne : R. S. Brain, 1898, p. 94-96
77
1845
29.25S
140.47E
?
4
?
C
?
?
Charles Sturt, Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia. T. and W. Boone, 1849, vol. 2, p. 12
78
1845
37.83S
144.85E
300
0
1
A
P
W
Richard Howitt, Impressions of Australia Felix during a four year’s residence in that colony. Londres : Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1845, p. 187
79
1845*
31.89S
116.77E
200-300
?
?
?
P
?
Samuel Gason in Robert Brough Smyth, The Aborigines of Victoria. London : Trübner & Co, 1878, vol. 2, p. 277
80
1845*
35.64S
144.35E
15
± 12
?
D
A
VS
Edward M. Curr, Recollections of Squatting in Victoria. Sydney : George Robertson, 1883, p. 313-320
81
1845*
37.92S
144.13E
200
“some”
“some”
C
P
?
William Derricourt, Old Convict Days. New York : New Amsterdam Book Company, 1899, p. 123
82
1845*
30.00S
151.72E
?
60 - 70
?
D
C
V
Finney Eldershaw, Australia as it Really Is. Londres : Darton & Co, 1854, p. 85-86
83
1845*
34.93S
138.57E
400-500
1-2
?
B
P
?
Advertiser, 29-11-1912, p. 12
84
1847
37.28S
142.60E
?
1
“several badly”
B
?
?
Ian Clark, The Journal of George Augustus Robinson, Chief Protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate: 1839–1850. Abridged: Observations of Aboriginal Societies. 2015, electronic edition
85
1859
25.91S
152.83E
120
0
2
A
P
?
The Northern Champion (Taree), 6 June 1931, p.2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
86
1848*
35.14S
138.80E
700-800
0
1
A
P
W
Edward Stephens, « The Aborigines of Australia - Being Personal Recollections of those Tribes which once inhabited the Adelaide Plains of South Australia », Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales n°23, p. 486-487
87
1849
35.35S
139.30E
1300
?
?
?
P
?
George Taplin, « The Narrinyeri » in J. D. Woods (dir.), The Native Tribes of South Australia. Adelaide : E. S. Wigg & Son, 1879, p. 2
88
1850**
16.54S
139.38E
?
2
?
B
A
W
Dick Roughsey, Moon and Rainbow: Autobiography of an Aboriginal. Auckland : Reed, 1971, p. 93-96
89
1850**
16.48S
139.63E
?
4+
?
C
A
W
Dick Roughsey, Moon and Rainbow: Autobiography of an Aboriginal. Auckland : Reed, 1971, p. 101-103
90
1850**
16.72S
139.23E
?
10-20 ?
?
D
A
VS
Dick Roughsey, Moon and Rainbow: Autobiography of an Aboriginal. Auckland : Reed, 1971, p. 68-71
91
1851**
38.39S
143.66E
?
?
?
C
P
?
Lawrence Struilby, Observations and experiences during twenty-five years of bush-life in Australia. Londres : The Book Society, 1863, p. 139-140
92
1854
27.50S
153.04E
50 (app.)
1
several
B
P
W
Illustrated London News, 1854
93
1854
27.75S
153.05E
50 (app.)
?
?
?
P
W
Illustrated London News, 1855
94
1855*
37.85S
147.81E
?
“a lot of them”
“a lot of them”
D
?
U
Philip Pepper, You are what you make yourself to be: The Story of a Victorian Aboriginal Family 1842-1980. Melbourne : Hyland House Publishing Pty Ltd, p. 38
95
1855*
37.38S
143.32E
100
0
“a few bruises, scratches, and broken fingers”
A
P
?
William Stanbirdge, « Some Particulars of the General Characteristics, Astronomy, and Mythology of the Tribes in the Central Part of Victoria, Southern Australia », Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London, vol. 1, 1861, p. 278
96
1860*
27.62S
152.76E
700
0
5+
A
P
?
Constance Petrie, Tom Petrie’s reminiscences of Early Queensland. Brisbane : Watson, Ferguson & Co, 1904, p. 161-163
97
1860*
27.45S
153.03E
800
1
20
B
?
?
Constance Petrie, Tom Petrie’s reminiscences of Early Queensland. Brisbane : Watson, Ferguson & Co, 1904, p. 164
98
1860*
34.08S
144.67E
?
2+
?
B
A
V
HP, Science of Man vol 1 n°2, p. 18
99
1862
36.45S
142.03E
?
?
?
A
?
?
Robert Stainthorpe, Early Reminiscences of the Wimmera and Mallee. Published privately, Warracknabeal, Victoria. Republished by the Warracknabeal Historical Society, 1983 [1925], p. 5
100
1864
35.40S
139.40E
190
0
20
A
P
?
The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News, 19-03-1864 , p. 1
101
1865
30.66S
152.89E
1000
0
« few »
A
P
?
Northern Miners, 20-10-1932, p. 2
102
1865*
12.02S
143.17E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
103
1869*
12.16S
143.05E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
104
1870*
12.40S
143.18E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
105
1871*
12.60S
143.20E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
106
1872*
12.80S
143.33E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
107
1873*
13.00S
143.42E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
108
1874*
13.20S
143.43E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
109
1875*
13.40S
143.44E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
110
1876*
13.60S
143.45E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
111
1866*
13.80S
143.50E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
112
1867*
12.87S
143.51E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
113
1868*
13.96S
143.52E
< 150
“quelques-uns” + wounded finished off
?
C
P
W
Constantin Merlan, Chez les sauvages: dix-sept ans de la vie d’un mousse vendéen dans une tribu cannibale, 1858-1875. Paris : Cosmopole, 2002 [1876], p. 87-91.
114
1865*
11.78S
130.04E
?
0
1
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 233
115
1866
30.13S
153.05E
500-600
3
“dozens lying about the ground”
C
P
?
Coffs Harbour and Dorrigo Advocate, 1927, april 14th.
Coffs Harbour Advocate, 1929 may 21st
116
1868
27.34S
153.06E
?
0
“many”
A
P
?
Cornwall Chronicle, 19-08-1868
117
1870*
31.40S
138.75E
?
“all of [the party] but one”
?
D
A
U
Philip Jones, « Red Ochre Expeditions: An Ethnographic and Historical Analysis of an Aboriginal Trade in the Lake Eyre Basin ». Journal of Anthropological Society of South Australia, vol. 22, n°7-8, 1984, p. 8
118
1870*
18.16S
145.74E
?
“many”
?
C
?
?
Carl Lumholtz, Among cannibals. An account of four years’ travels in Australia and the camp life with the Aborigines of Queensland. Londres : John Murray, 1889, p. 270
119
1872
12.66S
130.78E
60-70
1
5 - 6
B
P
?
Empire, 04-03-1872, p. 2
120
1875
23.94S
131.77E
60
80-100
?
D
A
R
Ted Strehlow, A Journey to Horseshoe Bend, electronic edition.
121
1877*
11.44S
130.19E
?
1
1
B
P
?
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 235-236
122
1881*
11.21S
130.39E
0
1
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 238-239
123
1883
28.77S
152.99E
60
2+
?
B
P
W
Northern Star, Lismore - 19-10-1954
124
1885*
18.42S
145.78E
?
0
1+
A
P
?
Carl Lumholtz, Among cannibals. An account of four years’ travels in Australia and the camp life with the Aborigines of Queensland. Londres : John Murray, 1889, p. 270
125
1885*
18.36S
145.72E
?
1
?
B
P
?
Carl Lumholtz, Among cannibals. An account of four years’ travels in Australia and the camp life with the Aborigines of Queensland. Londres : John Murray, 1889, p. 270
126
1887
12.38S
130.86E
?
1
4
B
P
X
http://missionaries.griffith.edu.au/mission/rapid-creek-1882-1891
127
1891
15.29S
145.17E
?
1
1
B
P
W
Evening news, 03-03-1891, p. 4
128
1895
12.74S
131.05E
?
0
3
A
P
W
T. A. Parkhouse, « Native tribes of Port Darwin and its neighbourghood », Report of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, n°6, 1895, p. 642
129
1895*
21.55S
135.30E
?
2
0
B
A
V
Baldwin Spencer and Francis Gillen, The Native Tribes of Central Australia, Londres : McMillan, & Co, 1899, p. 490-492
130
1895*
11.39S
130.74E
0
0
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 243
131
1896
30.80S
121.40E
70-200
0
2
A
P
W
Age, 18-11-1896, p. 5
West Australian, 24-11-1896, p. 2
132
1900*
17.85S
146.11E
?
0
1+
A
?
?
Edmund J. Banfield, Confessions of a Beachcomber, 1908, electronic edition.
133
1900*
15.00S
134.15E
?
?
?
?
C
?
Douglas Lockwood, I, the Aboriginal, as told to Douglas Lockwood. Sydney : Lansdowne, 1996 [1962], p. 44
134
1870*
28.80S
153.29E
1000
0
1
A
P
W
Wingham Chronicle, 12-05-1925, p. 4
135
1835
31.95S
115.86E
?
1
“few (…) without one or two spear wounds”
B
?
W
Perth Gazette and Western Australian Journal, 28-03-1835, p. 467
136
1905*
20.22S
128.94E
40+
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D
?
T
Mervyn Meggitt, Desert people: A study of the Walbiri Aborigines of Central Australia. Chicago, Londres : University of Chicago Press, p. 42
137
1906*
11.37S
131.05E
0
0
A
P
VW
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 247
138
1907
28.75S
121.36E
?
2
“several”
B
A
W
Cairns Morning Post, 7-12-1907, p. 5
139
1908*
11.23S
131.27E
1
0
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P
?
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 248-249
140
1909
13.45S
131.39E
?
1
“several”
B
P
VW
Observer, 1-1-1910, p. 33
141
1909*
11.43S
131.49E
?
0
2
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 250
142
1910
12.01S
134.17E
80-90
12+
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D
P
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Barrier Miner, 18-03-1910, p. 2
143
1910
13.39S
141.73E
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“massacre”
?
D
?
?
144
1910*
30.07S
150.92E
?
0 (+)
“some badly”
A
P
V
The Scone Advocate, 22-07-1932
145
1910*
11.87S
136.47E
?
“a severe loss”
?
D
A
W
Lloyd W. Warner, A Black Civilization. Gloucester : Peter Smith, 1969 [1937], p. 17.
146
1910*
16.84S
139.10E
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2
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A
?
Dick Roughsey, Moon and Rainbow: Autobiography of an Aboriginal. Auckland : Reed, 1971, p. 71-72
147
1910*
16.80S
139.13E
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“many”
D
?
VW
Dick Roughsey, Moon and Rainbow: Autobiography of an Aboriginal. Auckland : Reed, 1971, p. 101-103
148
1916*
11.67S
131.31E
?
0
2
A
P
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Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 255-256
149
1920*
11.78S
132.60E
40
2
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P
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Herbert Basedow, Knights of the Boomerang, p. 70-76
150
1920*
12.75S
136.50E
?
15
?
D
P
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Lloyd W. Warner, A Black Civilization. Gloucester : Peter Smith, 1969 [1937], p. 161-162.
151
1920*
12.44S
135.02E
?
14
1
D
A
?
Lloyd W. Warner, A Black Civilization. Gloucester : Peter Smith, 1969 [1937], p. 161-162.
152
1922
11.81S
131.08E
?
1
?
B
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 260
153
1922
11.77S
130.70E
?
0
3
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P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 260
154
1922
11.57S
130.51E
?
0
1
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 260
155
1927
15.48S
128.13E
130
1
2 severely
B
P
W
Geraldton Guardian, 22-10-1927, p. 3
156
1931*
11.78S
130.58E
?
0
3
A
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 262
157
1931*
11.50S
131.21E
?
0
1
A
P
V
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 337-338
158
1932
11.48S
131.03E
1000
0
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A
P
?
West Australian, 26-08-1932, p. 19
159
1932
14.10S
131.26E
?
0
“many”
A
P
?
William Stanner, White Man Got No Dreaming. Essays 1938-1973. Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1979, p. 67-70
160
1933*
11.60S
130.88E
?
1
?
B
P
W
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 267
161
1935
13.71S
130.69E
200
2
“many”
B
P
W
Shepparton Advertiser, 30-07-1935, p. 5
Mail, Adelaide, 07-09-1935, p. 2
162
1939
13.93S
136.59E
?
0
0
A
P
VW
Geraldton Guardian, 08-05-1939, p. 3
163
1948
23.70S
133.88E
?
0
12
A
?
?
The Advertiser, Adelaide, 21/2/1948, p. 1
164
1951
22.25S
131.79E
150
2
4
B
P
V
Weekly Times, 14-03-1951, p. 50
Glen Innes Examiner, 12-03-1951, p. 1
165
1951*
11.62S
130.34E
1
1
B
P
V
Arnold Pilling, Law and feud in an aboriginal society of North Australia. Dissertation, University of California, 1958, p. 341
166
1834
36.05S
146.98E
12+
5 ?
?
C
A
K
W. M. Sherrie, “The Woradgery tribe”, The Argus (Melbourne), june 23, 1906, p. 5
credit: Bruno Boulestin
167
1885*
23.42S
136.52E
?
All camp but one
0
D
A
?
Ted Strehlow, 1978, ‘Australia’s Aborigines: Professor Strehlow examines the Bishops’ statement’, News Weekly, 27 September, p. 9.
credit: Ray Kerkhove
168
1885*
30.07S
135.60E
?
“a large camp”
?
D
A
R
Ted Strehlow, 1978, ‘Australia’s Aborigines: Professor Strehlow examines the Bishops’ statement’, News Weekly, 27 September, p. 9.
credit: Ray Kerkhove
169
1850**
35.25S
139.46E
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“only a few escaped”
?
D
A
VW
Ronald M. Berndt, Catherine H. Berndt, John E. Stanton, 1994, A world that was : the Yaraldi of the Murray River and the lakes, South Australia, Vancouver : University of British Columbia, p. 21.
credit: Ray Kerkhove
170
1880*
35.12S
139.28E
?
several
several
C
S
V
Ronald M. Berndt, Catherine H. Berndt, John E. Stanton, 1994, A world that was : the Yaraldi of the Murray River and the lakes, South Australia, Vancouver : University of British Columbia, p. 290-291.
credit: Ray Kerkhove
171
?
36.55S
140.42E
?
“several”
?
C
P
W
Norman Tindale, Aboriginal tribes of Australia : their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names, ANU Press, 1974 (p. 35)
credit: Ray Kerkhove
172
1875*
19.26S
146.81E
300
some
some
C
P
?
The Queenslander, 5 September 1935, p.3
credit: Ray Kerkhove
173
1859
29.74S
151.57E
600
350
?
D
A
W
George Clout, The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser, 4 October 1918, p.4
“A blackfellow battle on the Bogan”, Northern Star (Lismore), 3 May 1917, p.8
credit: Ray Kerkhove
174
1840**
23.61S
146.19E
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many
D
A
?
F.C., 'Queensland pioneers', The Australasian, 3 march 1883, p. 3
credit: Ray Kerkhove
175
1865**
31.02S
150.90E
?
0
?
A
P
W
'Old Hand', 'Battle on racecourse flat. Belligerents' curious methods', Northern Star (Lismore), 13 October 1923, p. 9
credit: Ray Kerkhove
176
1841
27.05S
153.00E
?
2
a few
B
P
?
Nique and Hartenstein, The Aborigines: Diary of Messrs. Nique and Hartenstein of the German Mission to the Aborigines at Moreton Bay during a journey to Toorbal, a district of country to the Northward, p. 27
credit: Ray Kerkhove
177
1840*
27.44S
152.97E
1200
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?
C
P
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J. W. (John Watts ?), 'Romance of real life in Australia', Colonial Times, 24th may 1850, p. 4
credit: Ray Kerkhove
178
1878
23.58S
148.88E
400
?
?
A
?
?
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 15th may 1878, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
179
1862
25.52S
152.70E
1500
25
?
D
P
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P. O'Kelly, 'The Wide Bay Aborigines', Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, 31st january 1895, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
180
1833*
27.56S
152.26E
?
many
?
D
A
?
Leichhardt, 'The Leichhardt diaries. Early travels in Australia during 1842-1844', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (Culture), 2013, p.392
credit: Ray Kerkhove
181
1874
21.50S
146.20E
?
80
D
A
V
Bill Bowyang, 'Aboriginal warriors', Smith's Weekly, april 9th, 1921, p. 19
credit: Ray Kerkhove
182
1860*
12.25S
131.25E
?
200
D
C
W
Bill Bowyang, 'Aboriginal warriors', Smith's Weekly, april 9th, 1921, p. 19
credit: Ray Kerkhove
183
1860**
27.35S
141.50E
?
300
D
?
U
Bill Bowyang, 'Aboriginal warriors', Smith's Weekly, april 9th, 1921, p. 19
credit: Ray Kerkhove
184
1855*
28.50S
150.92E
?
3
a great number
C
P
?
Thos. Hall, Tannymorel, 'In the early days. Exciting Experiences with the Blacks. Narrow Escapes of Warwick Pio- neers Fifty Years Ago', Warwick Examiner and Times, November 18th 1908, p.3
credit: Ray Kerkhove
185
1838*
37.82S
144.97E
?
3
?
C
P
V
John Sutch, 'A battle of the Blacks', The Herald, August 12th 1897, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
186
1869
29.68S
152.94E
200
0
some
A
P
?
R. It. Dawson, 'Aboriginal Fight', Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser, August 4th, 1931, p. 5
credit: Ray Kerkhove
187
1891
29.74S
152.89E
?
0
4
A
P
?
Unsigned article, The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate, october 3rd 1891, p. 4
credit: Ray Kerkhove
188
1910*
17.39S
145.38E
?
5
?
C
P
?
Nancy Francis, 'The Aborigine in battle', Cairns Post, april 27th 1940, p. 12
credit: Ray Kerkhove
189
1847
27.57S
152.79E
500 ?
0
many
A
P
?
Correspondant, The Moreton Bay Courier, nov 6th, 1847, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
190
1847
27.62S
152.76E
?
0
some
A
P
?
Correspondant, The Moreton Bay Courier, september 4th, 1847
credit: Ray Kerkhove
191
1852
27.71S
152.75E
?
many
?
D
P
?
'Red Gum', 'Glimpses of early Ipswitch. The '50 decade. from 1850 to 1856. Early Parliamentary work, N°XVII', Queensland Times (Ipswich), 2 August 1920, p. 7
credit: Ray Kerkhove
192
1850**
27.62S
152.77E
500 ?
many
D
?
?
Unsigned article, '81 Years old. Ipswich's oldest resident', The Daily Mail, 3 march 1922, p. 10
credit: Ray Kerkhove
193
1865*
27.60S
152.76E
?
?
many
A
P
?
Unsigned article, 'City's oldest native alert at 92 years', Queensland Times, 5 january 1945, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
194
1873
26.89S
152.95E
?
30 killed and wounded
30 killed and wounded
C
P
?
James Grayson, 'The last aboriginal battle south of wide bay', The Nambucca and Bellinger News, 25 october, 1 november, 7 november 1927, p. 7
credit: Ray Kerkhove
195
1890*
27.23S
152.45E
200+
0
several
A
P
?
Lindsay Winterbotham and Ian Holly, records of Gaiarbau, Queensland Museum, LA 3177, p. 12-13
credit: Ray Kerkhove
196
1800**
23.79S
132.30E
?
all his people
0
C
A
V
Signage at Tnorala Conservation Reserve
credit: Bertrand Foucounau
197
1880*
18.98S
143.44E
150
0
4+
A
P
?
William E. Armit, 'The Bora', The Argus, 30/06/1883, p. 13
credit: Ray Kerkhove
198
1862
27.58S
152.75E
?
1
B
P
?
“A Tribal Battle Of Over 70 Years Ago”, by Thomas Welsby As Told to Clem Lack, The Courier-Mail, 18 February 1939, p.7
199
1865
26.57S
152.99E
200
?
?
?
P
?
“Black's grief”, The Brisbane Courier, 10 June 1933, p.15
200
1876
25.55S
152.63E
400+
0
some
A
P
U
“A «Black» Fight”, Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Adviser, 9/12/1876, p. 5
credit: Ray Kerkhove
201
1910
28.63S
122.40E
?
11
?
D
A
V
Robin Barrington, Who was “Big George”? An exploration and critique of Aboriginalist discourse within historical photographic and written texts, thesis, Curtin University, 2015, p. 69
credit: Roslyn Ross
202
1901
30.78S
121.50E
?
1
B
P
W
The Battle of Racecourse Hill. An Aboriginal Tourney Over an Abduction. Honors Divided, The Evening Star (Boulder), 4/3/1901, p. 2
credit: Ray Kerkhove
203
1849
29.69S
152.94E
1
B
P
?
“An Aboriginal Fight of the Past”, Clarence and Richmond Examiner and New England Advertiser, 25/10/1884, p. 5, continued 1/11/1884, p. 6.
credit: Rodney Morrison
204
1867
11.00S
142.42E
?
almost two whole tribes
D
?
?
William Kennett, “Report of a mission to the Aborigines at Somerset, near Cape York, Queensland” in David Moore, Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York, Humanities Press, 1979, p. 238.
credit: Rodney Morrison
205
1868
10.73S
142.61E
?
10
D
A
?
William Kennett, “Report of a mission to the Aborigines at Somerset, near Cape York, Queensland” in David Moore, Islanders and Aborigines at Cape York, Humanities Press, 1979, p. 235.
credit: Rodney Morrison
206
1884
29.71S
152.94E
?
0
some
A
P
?
“General News”, Freeman’s Journal, 1/11/1884, p. 16
credit: Rodney Morrison
207
1909*
26.16S
129.17E
?
“a group”
?
D
A
R
R. Macauley, Native Patrol Officer, National Archives of Australia, Canberra Office, A6456 R136/007 Patrol Report, December 1959, point 12
credit: Stephen Ireland
208
1865*
11.00S
142.53E
?
10
D
?
?
Rodney Liddell, Cape York. The savage frontier, Rodney Lidell, 1996, p. 86
credit: Rodney Morrison
209
1788
33.81S
151.29E
?
0
1+
A
S
?
Daniel Southwell in Jack Egan, Buried Alive: Eyewitness Accounts of the Making of a Nation, Sydney 1788-1792, Allen & Unwin, 1999, p. 82-84
credit: Stephen Ireland
210
1792
33.92S
151.17E
?
0
“many”
A
?
X
Richard Atkins in Jack Egan, Buried Alive: Eyewitness Accounts of the Making of a Nation, Sydney 1788-1792, Allen & Unwin, 1999, p. 284
credit: Stephen Ireland
211
1860
35.64S
139.36E
?
0
“some”
A
P
X
George Taplin's Diary, 18/11/1860
credit: Joe Lane
212
1861
35.61S
139.52E
?
?
2+
A
?
?
George Taplin's Diary, edited by Joe Lane, 8 and 9 march 1861
credit: Joe Lane
213
1861
35.76S
139.27E
?
0
6
A
S
W
George Taplin's Diary, edited by Joe Lane, 20 august 1861
credit: Joe Lane
214
1861
35.53S
139.10E
?
1
19
B
P
?
George Taplin's Diary, edited by Joe Lane, 9 november 1861.
credit: Joe Lane
215
1949
23.94S
132.78E
?
?
?
?
?
R
Peter Katz, Blind Moses: Aranda Man of High Degree and Christian Evangelist, IAD Press, 2020, p. 161-3.
credit: Stephen Ireland