Tag: Moruya Show

  • Bushrangers raid Mr Hassall’s cattle and other news from 100 years ago

    Bushrangers raid Mr Hassall’s cattle and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Robbery Under Arms, Charles E. Hammond (1870-1953) / Public domain Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 3 April 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PICTURE MAKING. – The Pacific Photography Co. is producing the picture “Robbery Under Arms” in Braidwood and district.  The company has a number of […]

  • DIARY OF A PANDEMIC – The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    DIARY OF A PANDEMIC –  The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    Featured image: Face masks as both function and fashion are part of pandemic responses 100 years apart. The current coronavirus or COVID-!9 pandemic, with its accompanying social isolation, shortages and fear. isn’t the first pandemic to confront  Australia’s health systems.  The ‘Spanish flu’ pandemic of 1919 emerged at the end of the First World War, […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]

  • 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 […]