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....

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...

What would Christmas be without the much loved symbols of the season – the decorated Christmas tree, gift giving, Christmas crackers (bon bons) and Christmas cards? These symbols all became immensely...

In our small collection of exquisite embroidered greeting cards, or World War 1 Silks, is this wonderful Christmas card sent by John Henry (Harry) Keyte to his sister Sarah May (known as May)...

A LETTER TO THE EDITOR FROM  “LEFT-TENANT” FRED HUTCHINGS NOTE: On 10 November 1917 a letter from Sapper Herbert  Frederick  (Fred) Hutchings was published in the Moruya Examiner. Fred was a...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WOUNDED – Mr. M. Keating received word last week that his youngest...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MEDICAL – Dr. Quilter, who is absent on holidays, has arranged with Dr....

Before the invention of the gramophone and radio at the turn of the twentieth century, music was a do-it-yourself affair and a very popular form of social entertainment. Everyone was expected...

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: REFERENDUM VOTING – Persons voting at the Referendum on the 28th for...