Tag: football

  • News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    Featured Image: The Royal Hotel Moruya – also known as Carden’s.Hotel. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  20 August 1921provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUCCESSFUL PASS. – Congratulations to Master Fred Walsh, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Walsh, Turlinjah, who has received notification of having passes […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    Featured Image: The former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell St Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NINE consecutive days of cold bleak winds. SNOW visible on western hills on Wednesday. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. –  Matron Constable, who has been granted two months’ leave […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    Featured Image: Moruya Museum, 1970s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 26 March 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MEDICAL. – Mr. P. J. Stormon, son of Mr. M. Stormon, jnr., of Eurobodalla, has been successful at the Sydney University in passing the third degree examination in faculty of medicine. OUR BRIDGE. – […]

  • Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: The girls at Moruya Public School at this time. They were presumably impressed by Rev. Fulton’s lecture – see the last article.. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.– A better attendance favored the newly formed Debating Society on Tuesday […]

  • A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Public School’s class of 1922 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society A GLORIOUS COUNTRY. Thus an exchange: “New South Wales is a glorious country, bounded on the north by taxes, on the south by strikes, on the east by […]

  • 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 […]

  • Football in Moruya

    Football in Moruya

    Can you identify any of the players? Do you know the significance of the stars? Shirley Jurmann, one of our members and keen local historian, was given the photograph below of a Moruya football team dated around 1902 or 1903. Only one person was identified in the photograph that of George Murray who is second from […]