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  • Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 January 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – Mrs. W. Costin, of Narooma, is receipt of the following from her son, Pte. Arthur Costin, who has been awarded the military medal for conspicuous bravery: – Belgium, 31st October, 1917. “Your […]

  • Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

    Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of the week ending Friday 3 November 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FIRE – Early on Sunday morning the Flat Rock Sawmill near Brooman owned by Mr. Allen, was totally destroyed by fire. The plant was insured. ILLNESS – We are sorry to report […]

  • An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECOVERING – Latest reports from the local hospital state that the young D. Sebbens, who was taken to that institution in a serious condition on Tuesday last, suffering from an inward strain, is recovering. “Denny” will […]

  • Preparations for the 1916 Conscription Referendum and other news from 100 years ago

    Preparations for the 1916 Conscription Referendum and other news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 29 April 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BLOOD POISONING – Mr. C. Stewart who has just completed a pretty stone and brick cottage in Fitroy St. for himself, is now suffering from a poisoned finger, and the Doctor has ordered him to rest […]

  • A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DENTIST W. J. S. Perdrian will be at his surgery, next door to Weatherby’s Pharmacy, all next week. FURNITURE SALE – Special attention is invited to the sale of Mr. H. White’s household furniture and effects […]

  • Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Featured image: Toragy Point Cemetery, South Head Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: VITAL STATISTICS – Mr. Dixon, C.P.S., has kindly supplied us with the following statistics for the quarter ending 31st Dec., 1915 :- Births 12 males, 18 females; total […]