Tag: Hawdon

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    Featured Image: Congo 2021. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HAM WANTED. – The committee require a ham for the Hospital Ball supper. Now who will be the generous contributor? PRACTICAL SYMPATHY. – Our Progressive member, Lieut-Col. Rutledge, has generously sent along a cheque for £1 […]

  • The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    Featured image: “The Sirdar’ Lever Watch from the MDHS collection. Watches were a common gift given to men going away to war. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEATH – Mr. Ryan of the Queanbeyan district, and father of Mrs. “Chris” Lynch […]

  • Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more  – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: GLORIA LIGHT – Our R. C. friends have installed that beautiful illuminant, the “Gloria Light” in the Presbytery. CHEESE MAKING – Mr. Sylvester Perry, the capable Kiora cheesemaker, is the successful tenderer for the position of […]