Tag: Keyte

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    Featured image: Major’s Creek Cemetery, 2014. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SALE OF PROPERTY.– H. J. Thomson reports the private sale of Mr. M. McMahon’s compact little dairy and agricultural farm to Mrs. J. Heffernan and Mr. A.F. Emmott conjointly.  This […]

  • Inside Our Collection – Christmas Greetings From France, 1917

    Inside Our Collection – Christmas Greetings From France, 1917

    In our small collection of exquisite embroidered greeting cards, or World War 1 Silks, is this wonderful Christmas card sent by John Henry (Harry) Keyte to his sister Sarah May (known as May) Louttit nee Keyte. In 1917 May and her husband Sid Louttit* were living at Kiora. The postcard was sent from France on 18 October […]

  • An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECOVERING – Latest reports from the local hospital state that the young D. Sebbens, who was taken to that institution in a serious condition on Tuesday last, suffering from an inward strain, is recovering. “Denny” will […]

  • A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 July 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CONVALESCENT – We are pleased to report that Moruya’s leviathan stock dealer, Mr. Martin Keating, who has recently been seriously ill, is now almost as well as ever. MARRIAGE – Private William R. Wood formerly of […]

  • A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RIFLEMEN are reminded that the annual general meeting of the Moruya Rifle Club takes place in the Shire Hall on June 29. FOR LEASE – Mr Harrison has for lease the spacious and comfortable residence, situated […]