Tag: death

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    Featured Image: Sharks caught near Moruya in 1902 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  26 November 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SURFERS, BEWARE! – A number of our exchanges report that sharks are numerous along our coast at present. Several 14-feet specimens have lately been observed patrolling the surf further south. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 22 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 22 October 1921

    PROCLAMATION. – A proclamation has been gazetted which makes it an offence to pluck wild flowers except by cutting. A person cannot pick wild flowers on private land except with the permission of the owner. A close season will be provided for certain wild flowers. SALMA GUNDY TEA. – Artistically decorated with roses were the spacious […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    Featured Image: Bodalla cemetery Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  8 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CHEAP TELEPHONE. – Mr. Austin Chapman [MP for Eden- Monaro] in Parliament last week………advocated a telephone in every house, at a rental charge of one pound per annum, with six free calls per day, all other […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 17 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 17 September 1921

    Featured Image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  17 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society THE FLU. – From reports that reach us it is evident that that unwelcome visitor “the ‘flu” is travelling up the coast. The best advice we know is, that as soon as […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 3 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 3 September 1921

    WEDDING. – On Wednesday evening last a quiet wedding was celebrated at St. John’s Church Moruya, when Miss Amy Windley and Mr. Clarrie Chesher were married by Rev. G. A. Sanders. The bride was attended by Miss Vera Chesher, Mr. E. Hartmann officiating as best man. POLICE. – Mounted-Constable Byers, from Nimmitabel Station, arrived on […]

  • 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 […]

  • WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Featured image:  Rectory, Bodalla. 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society FISH GOING TO WASTE.– Mr. H. Whitehead, who has just returned to Sydney from a trip for fish along the South Coast, states that at Narooma he saw a wonderful exhibition of […]

  • The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE – – News was received on Thursday that Private Charles Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Morris, of Narooma, had paid the supreme sacrifice. – Private W. J. Robinson, of Bergalia, is […]

  • 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 […]

  • News from the Front, a wedding and more: News from 100 years ago

    News from the Front, a wedding and more: News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Moruya Public School c.1910 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 April 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: AUCTION SALE – Richardson, Wrench and Thomson, will offer the late Mr. E. M. Mort’s property, known as Dalmeny, Bodalla, for sale on the 20th inst. NEW LORRY – Mr. […]