Month: February 2015

Harvest Festivals and Agricultural Shows – a time of plenty

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FESTIVAL – Harvest Festival services have been arranged for Sunday next at St. John’s Church, both morning and evening. The special preacher… Read More

News from Egypt AND an Oriental Circus – 100 years ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NEWS FROM EGYPT – The following interesting letter has been received by Mr. & Mrs. G. Walter of the local Post Office,… Read More

‘Kiora Kith and Kin’ by Shirley Jurmann

The latest publication by the Moruya and District Historical Society is the wonderful book Kiora Kith and Kin, written by Shirley Jurmann. Kiora Kith and Kin is the story of European settlement of the Kiora, Wamban and Mungerarie areas near Moruya on… Read More

Queen Street (the main street of Moruya) and other news from 100 years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DROWNING – A very sad drowning fatality occurred at Narooma on Sunday morning, when Miss Lua Rosalie Hollingdale, aged 18 years, a… Read More