Tag: EUROBODALLA

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… Read More

Frank Comments About King George V As Written By a Digger From Narooma

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 November 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: OUR BOYS – The following is a letter received by Mrs. Jas. O’Connor, of the 7th Field Artillery Brigade. – Lark Hill Salisbury… Read More

The Great War begins to affect more local families -News from 100 years ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TIMBER RIGHT – The Bodalla Estate Manager, Mr. Hutchison, advertises in this issue the right to cut timber on the Estate, tenders closing on… Read More

Moruya Votes For 6pm Closing – news from 17 june, 1916

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WHARF ROAD – We are pleased to hear that those of our Shire Councillors, interviewed on the subject, are quite in accord with… Read More

Mr Emmott Blasts Queen Street -One hundred years ago, March, 1914

Czernick Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WATER SUPPLY. – The very changes in the seasons from what they were 50 years ago and the gradual tendency to… Read More

One Hundred Years Ago – February 7, 1914.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MORUYA ANNUAL RACES, 1914 – The races which eventuated on Monday and Tuesday last can be written a big success in every… Read More

One hundred years ago – 11 October

Early local papers were very much the Facebook of their time. From the October 11 edition of the Moruya Examiner we read of weeds in Cobargo, the opening of a new church at Eurobodalla, the re-opening of a cheese factory on the… Read More

One hundred years ago – 4 October, 1913

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Once again, these extracts show that even though our language has changed and become less flowery, some elements of our lives really… Read More

Trove Thursday – Charles Harpur – Currency Lad and Colonial Poet

Nerrigundah is usually associated with gold rushes, bushrangers and more recently farming  – not with poetry. Therefore it was extemely surprising to see a almost hidden memorial to Australia’s first ‘bush poet’ on the Eurobodalla road near Tyrone Bridge, the old wooden… Read More

One hundred years ago today…….

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOSPITAL BEE. – It is computed by Mr. Dawson that fully 35 tons of earth were ploughed and shifted with barrows by… Read More