Month: February 2020

  • High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF COTTAGE.- Mr George Barling has sold his comfortable cottage in Church Street to Mr Geo. Spence, the sum paid, we understand, being £500. HIGH STANDARD.- About 600 teachers in the service of the Education Dept. hold […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]

  • Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Featured image : Cricketers from Moruya c.1910. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ANNUAL SHOW. Now that the annual racing three day’s Carnival, which precedes the show, is over, it is the duty of every resident of the Eurobodalla Shire to bestir him […]

  • King’s weather for the Moruya Annual Races – News from 100 years ago

    King’s weather for the Moruya Annual Races – News from 100 years ago

    Featured image:  The dredge Antleon at Quarry Wharf – see letter below. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: LETTER  Parliament House December 29 1919 To: C. Carter Esq Hon. Sec. Progress Ass. Moruya. Dear Friend, – I enclose copy of letter sent […]