Category: Moruya District

  • News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WORK AT CANBERRA. – A large amount of solid work is being quietly carried out in the Federal Capital area, and Canberra is beginning to resemble a town, instead of an expanse of open paddocks. The railway line, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    Featured Image: The Manse, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 May 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society “The Man From Snowy River,” Wednesday next, May 11th.  The best Australian production to date. SILICA MINING. – Messrs. J. McKeon and Foreman Bros. have another parcel of silica from their mine near Potato […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    Featured Image: A good sulky load Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society AN enjoyable Cinderella was held on Saturday night under the management of Moruya Race Club. ANZAC MEMORIAL. – An Anzac Memorial Service will be held in the Church of England on […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    Featured Image: Monarch Hotel Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MOTOR CAR PIONEER. – We notice that Mr. G. Harrison has put another eight-cylinder Cadillac on the Moruya run in charge of his old driver, Mr. Les Ree, who has always won public […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 9 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 9 April 1921

    Featured image: Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 9 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society When going to Press there was every indication of a flood. VITAL STATISTICS. – For the quarter ending 31st March, 1921, the vital statistics registered at the local office were:- Births 20, deaths, 7, marriages 15. THE […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from ‘The Young Fur Traders’, 1949. Illustrated by Ian Cole Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WEDDING. – on the 24th ult., at St. John’s Church, the Rev. G. A. Sanders celebrated the marriage of Miss Elsie Agnes, younger daughter of […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    Featured Image: Moruya Museum, 1970s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 26 March 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MEDICAL. – Mr. P. J. Stormon, son of Mr. M. Stormon, jnr., of Eurobodalla, has been successful at the Sydney University in passing the third degree examination in faculty of medicine. OUR BRIDGE. – […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    Featured image: Gibson House and Emmott House (Moruya Museum) during Luminous, 17 December 2020 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Doug aboard a broncho dashes up to a crowd of cow punchers and yells, “Come on quick, follow me—we’re going to fight!” Douglas Fairbanks in […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 11 December 1920

    Featured image: Cheese factory stamps made by Thomas Walter and tested on the wall of his workshop in Queen Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 11 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EUCALYPTUS OIL.– Mr. W. Thomas, who is running a eucalyptus oil distillery at Wamban, and a gentleman […]