Darug people spear settlers

Aboriginal people, probably of the Branch clan, spear settler Matthew Everingham, his wife, servant and neighbour John Howe at Portland Head, near Sackville Reach,. (SG 3 June 1804.) In June, some 300 Darug people throw spears at armed Hawkesbury River settlers, who open fire and return to Richmond Hill with stolen goods they have retrieved. A military detachment at Windsor shoots two Aboriginal people. (SG 17 June 1804).

  • Jimmy Loundes, initiated Darug man