Tag: Beehive Store

  • The Evolution of Emmotts by Shirley Jurmann

    The Evolution of Emmotts by Shirley Jurmann

    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 with his wife and six children he arrived in Australia on the “Ellenborough” on 14th November 1855. A son James had died on the […]

  • One hundred years ago today – 27 September

    One hundred years ago today –  27 September

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913 , provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MISSHAP – The popular salesman of the Bee Hive Store, Mr. Creighton Burns, had the misfortune during the week to have the top of one of his fingers taken off with the bacon slicing […]

  • Moruya’s CBD – Queen Street

    Moruya’s CBD – Queen Street

    This article, based on an interview with Mr George Chewying,  has been taken from un unpublished work by Noel Warry (1922 – 2006) from her unpublished book Camp Fire Tales   An earlier version of this story was previously published in the MDHs Journal, September, 1994. It has been republished in the MDHS Journal, September, […]

  • The Emmott House

    The Emmott House

    In 1875 Abraham Emmott built a pair of semi-detached 2-story terrace homes at 85-87 Campbell St Moruya. An immigrant from Yorkshire, Emmott reached Moruya in 1859 and set up a general store on the verandah of his first home. From there he moved to his new Beehive Store in Vulcan Street, and the name of […]