MORUYA and District Historical Society

Give your family history research a great boost in 2019 by buying the updated version of the Moruya Pioneer Directory. This brilliant resource, now in Cd form, includes 5 pdf files....

The 9 December 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the current Moruya bridge. it  is a good time to reflect on all four bridges that have been important...

This article on the Commercial Hotel is Part 5 of a series of articles Hotels in the Eurobodalla written for the MDHS Journal by Susan Pryke.  The earliest notice of the Commercial Hotel...

Take a glimpse into the history of domestic interiors and artefacts of houses in the Eurobodalla. This wonderful exhibition uses the collection from the historical Presbyterian Manse in Moruya, and  MDHS...

Featured image: An early view of the Adelaide Hotel, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BEAUTIFYING...

“It (Braemar) was situated not far from town on the road to South Head. The homestead stood high on a hill overlooking the Moruya River. The lounge was 26 feet long...

Featured image: An early photograph of Nelligen featuring the Steam Packet Hotel -from the MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the...

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...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL LICENSE – Last Monday, the Licensing Bench visited Coxon’s Hotel,...

From front verandah of “Merlyn” in Campbell Street to Harris Scarfe in Vulcan Street Abraham Emmott was born 29th July 1814 in Addingham, Yorkshire, England. In 1837 he married Elizabeth Watson. Along...