Tag: Moruya Heads

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Featured image : Cricketers from Moruya c.1910. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ANNUAL SHOW. Now that the annual racing three day’s Carnival, which precedes the show, is over, it is the duty of every resident of the Eurobodalla Shire to bestir him […]

  • Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Long Bay for being a habitual drunkard. This is sound procedure. “CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY” – At the Anglican Synod, […]

  • A Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas

    A Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas

    The following is based on a story which appeared in an article called “Moruya – Past and Present”. It was expressly written for the “Moruya Examiner” by “Walrab”. “Walrab (Barlow backwards) was Reginald Heber Barlow, local teacher, surveyor, architect and contributor of newspaper articles. This article was originally published 26th January 1888 and reprinted in […]

  • All Mod Cons – 1908-style!

    All Mod Cons – 1908-style!

    The following article, which sounds as if it belongs in the real estate section of the paper, comes from the Moruya Examiner of 24 October, 1908. Obviously in 1908 there was a concern over maintaining views – just as there is now. Facilities were important then too. The bathroom: with plunge and shower bath appliances comes […]