MORUYA and District Historical Society

Daily Archives: August 30, 2013

Featured image – The Deua River Historical newspapers were the Facebook of their day – recording the comings and goings of everyone in town. ancestry.com While not necessarily agreeing with the above blanket statement, a quick look through the papers of the past really provide us with some incredible detail. We now know that a Mr. Fermanagh Mallon of the Deua had a virulent form of influenza one hundred years ago today! Shire-wide… Read More