Tag: Bergalia

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    Featured image: Empire Day at Bergalia PS, 1914. MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMPIRE DAY. – Empire Day was celebrated with demonstrations of loyalty in the various Public Schools of the district. A large picnic gathering was noticed near the Bergalia […]

  • Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Moruya Post Office, cnr Campbell and Page Street. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PRESENTATION.—At the service in the Kiora Church on Thursday even-last an interesting little ceremony was witnessed when Miss Nella Parbery was made the recipient of a […]

  • Seasons Greetings to all

    Seasons Greetings to all

    The Moruya District Historical Society extends greetings to all members, volunteers and supporters for Christmas 2019. The Society appreciates the support and interest of the local community and welcomes new members and supporters. The Museum will be open and our Genealogy office available for family history enquiries on the following dates in January. The Gene […]

  • Seasons Greetings!

    Seasons Greetings!

    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 popular during the Victorian era. By 1900 Christmas was the biggest celebration in the British, and therefore Australian, calendar, The first Christmas card was […]

  • The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 January 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL CHANGES HANDS – At the Moruya Court on Tuesday the license of the Adelaide Hotel was transferred from Ada Pollock to “Tom” Mallet of the Hotel Carlton, Sydney. H. J. THOMSON will offer three milking cows […]

  • Sergeant David Samuel Anderson – Son, Brother, Mate and Soldier

    Sergeant David Samuel Anderson – Son, Brother, Mate and Soldier

    On this year’s centenary of Anzac Day we pause to remember the men and women who left Australia and sailed to far off lands. They were probably filled with a mixture of hope, adventure, uncertainty, bravery and fear. Many of these men and women never returned to Australia. We know the names of these men […]

  • Death, punts, chooks and more from – 11 July, 1914

    Death, punts, chooks and more from  – 11 July, 1914

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: OBITUARY – There died at the residence of Mr. W. Mepstead, Gundary, on Monday night, Miss Marion Mary Hawdon at the age of 89 years. She was the eldest child of the late Francis Flanagan, […]