Dictionary of Sydney

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Aboriginal man who was an ally of the Wangal man, Woollarawarre Bennelong. He was shot by Royal Marines as he and another man, Bigon, were robbing a potato garden at Dawes Point. Surgeon John White was led by Nanbarry and an Aboriginal woman nearby where they found his body. He had bled to death.

Dawes Point, Sydney
29 Dec 1790