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 20 December 1919, 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 [...]

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

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

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

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 [...]