Tag: Harvison

  • News from 100 years ago – 29 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 29 October 1921

    Featured Image: Pollock’s Store and Post Office, Nerrigundah. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  29 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURNED. – Our proprietor, Mr. R. H. Harvison, after five months’ absence in the metropolis, returned home on Wednesday, looking remarkably well after his recent severe bout of bronchitis […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    Featured image: Mr Henry Harvison with daughters Olive (r) and Pearl (l) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ARMISTICE COMMEMORATION.– In response to the Premier’s appeal to the Churches, the service in St. John’s Church on Sunday night will be specially applied to the […]

  • Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Early tennis players, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURN THANKS.- We desire to return our very sincere thanks to all those who so kindly assisted in the publication of the “Examiner” during the family’s absence at the bedside […]

  • ‘WANTED. A USEFUL GIRL’ and other news from a hundred years ago

    ‘WANTED. A USEFUL GIRL’ and other news from a hundred years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society LAND SALE. R. H. Harvison reports having sold the Robb Estate situated at Buckenbowra, to Mrs W. F. Robb, at the reserve price. HOTEL CHANGE. Mr Martin Keating has leased his hotel for seven years to […]

  • High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF COTTAGE.- Mr George Barling has sold his comfortable cottage in Church Street to Mr Geo. Spence, the sum paid, we understand, being £500. HIGH STANDARD.- About 600 teachers in the service of the Education Dept. hold […]

  • Mrs Heffernan’s Bazaar, Mr Mackay’s Plans For a Batemans Bay Race Club and Election Results – Some of the news from 3 January 1920

    Mrs Heffernan’s Bazaar, Mr Mackay’s Plans For a Batemans Bay Race Club and Election Results  – Some of the news from 3 January 1920

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 3 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TENDERS for purchase of E.L. Arnett’s “Cooboora” farm close on 20th Inst. LAND SALE. – Keating and Lynch report a very successful sale on Saturday last. On account of Mr John Mitchell they disposed for five acres of […]

  • 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. […]

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

    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 15th September. HONOR ROLL – Narooma is having a handsome Roll of Honor […]

  • SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS? A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS?  A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 19 February 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF NEWSPAPER – R. H. Harvison reports the sale of the Moruya-Tilba “Times” newspaper, in the assigned Estate of the late Mr. George Haslock, to Mrs. J. Lindsay. QUICK TRIP – Messrs. Kable and G. […]

  • 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 […]