Category: 100 Years Ago

  • The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE – – News was received on Thursday that Private Charles Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Morris, of Narooma, had paid the supreme sacrifice. – Private W. J. Robinson, of Bergalia, is […]

  • A week of accidents – news from a hundred years ago, 15.03.1919

    A week of accidents – news from a hundred years ago, 15.03.1919

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 March 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MOTOR ACCIDENT – Owing to the steering gear going wrong, the mail car from Bodalla, driven by Mr. R Mehl, bumped into a culvert and got somewhat damaged, the front axle being strained. CAR BURNT – […]

  • A Happy and Prosperous New Year To All – News from the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    A Happy and Prosperous New Year To All – News from the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    Featured image: Former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell Street, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 January 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MODERN TIMES – The past ten years or so have revolutionised living for the dairymen, those who are able to avail themselves of modern conveniences. A dairy […]

  • 1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 December 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA SPORTS – A Soldier’s Memorial, to be erected in the local School of Arts, is the laudable object the patriotic residents of Narooma have in view by holding the day’s Sports on New Year’s Day, […]

  • A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RENOVATION – The Post Office, which is being thoroughly renovated inside and out, now presents a decidedly attractive appearance under its artistically coloured garb. The work has been carried out by a city firm assisted by […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • Kitchen Teas and the Dardanelles – News from 100 years ago

    Kitchen Teas and the Dardanelles – 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: Honor Roll – Mr George Walter, post and telegraph master of this town, received the sad intelligence by wire on Saturday through the Rev. Mr. Rix, that his son, Corporal Clement Wallace, had been killed […]