Month: May 2020

  • Museum Re-opening

    Museum Re-opening

    The Museum & Galleries NSW have approved the re-opening of NSW museums from 1 June.  The Committee has therefore decided to open the Moruya Museum from Wednesday 3 June. A reminder that the Museum will be open each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 am to 12 Noon.  The Genealogy Research Room will be open […]

  • One hundred years ago a bridesmaid wore ‘a confection of champagne crepe de chine… with a smart black hat’.

    One hundred years ago a bridesmaid wore ‘a confection of champagne crepe de chine… with a smart black hat’.

    Featured image: Ryan’s Club House Hotel, Queen St, Moruya c.1920s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RYAN—SKEHAN At the Sacred Heart Church, Moruya, on Wednesday, the wedding of Mr. Harold Albert Ryan, late 5th Light Horse Regiment, youngest son of Mr. George […]

  • The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The Moruya Court House, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society COURT HOUSE FENCE.- Mr. Brogan received a telegram from contractor Veitch, who is at present in Sydney, stating that he had interviewed the Works Dept. and they […]

  • Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The ‘Archimedes’, a dredge that was working on the Moruya River in the 1890s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PUNT WIRE BROKEN.- Traffic across Wagonga River was held up for a short time on Tuesday through the Wee Clyde […]

  • Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Early tennis players, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURN THANKS.- We desire to return our very sincere thanks to all those who so kindly assisted in the publication of the “Examiner” during the family’s absence at the bedside […]