Inside Our Collection – The Letter Book

Inside Our Collection - The Letter Book One of the most intriguing and fragile objects now on display in our current exhibition Milk - The River of Life is a letter copying book dating from 1881. The book is a hard bound volume with a tan leather spine that is inscribed "letter book" The book has [...]

News from a century ago…..

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. Hatherell to take over his practice for a fortnight. CHASING MUSHROOMS – Immediately after the Moruya Hurdle Race had been run on Tuesday last [...]

A lady bank clerk comes to Bega and other news from 100 years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – Miss Simpson of “Carolyn” who recently forwarded a large parcel of old kid gloves has received the following acknowledgement from Mrs. E. A. Harris, 283 George St, Sydney : - “Please accept my earnest [...]

Lovers of the Terpsichorean art and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

Featured Image: Early Mogo ( MDHS Photographic Collection) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLNESS We regret to hear that Mr John Underhill, A. R. Club’s popular secretary is still very ill in St. Vincent’s Hospital.       14/8/1915 DEATH – Mrs T. [...]

One hundred years ago today – 15 November

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NEW MOTOR SERVICE: By our business page it will be seen that Mr. H.F. Thomas has opened up a new motor service from Bega to Moruya in conjunction with a Cooma service, connecting here with [...]