Tag: Moruya

  • The editor’s ”’I told you so”, the ‘new’ Country Party and other news from 100 years ago

    The editor’s ”’I told you so”, the ‘new’  Country Party and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Queen St. Moruya looking westward from Vulcan St. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 March 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society VOTING TO-DAY.  No matter how disgusted the electors may feel with our politicians of the past, it is their bounden duty to go to the poll […]

  • 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 […]

  • Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured image: The Club House Hotel, Queen Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Advertisers and Correspondents please note that there will be no issue of the “Examiner” next week. TOURISTS say that Narooma to Moruya is the greenest spot on […]

  • Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TERRIBLE AFFLICTION. – A shocking tragedy occurred at Kyogle on Sunday morning, when three children – Bertha Amy Arnett (16), Eva Maude Arnett (13) and Francis Ernest Arnett (11) – were drowned in the Richmond River. […]

  • Featured Publication – Moruya Pioneer Directory

    Featured Publication – Moruya Pioneer Directory

    Give your family history research a great boost in 2019 by buying the updated version of the Moruya Pioneer Directory. This brilliant resource, now in Cd form, includes 5 pdf files. 1. Moruya Pioneer Directory 2018 (This is an updated version of the original Pioneer Directory by Kay Fensom Boyce). 2. Parish of Moruya Map […]

  • Inside Our Collection – The Letter Book

    Inside Our Collection – The Letter Book

    Inside Our Collection – The Letter Book One of the most intriguing and fragile objects now on display in our current exhibition Milk – The River of Life is a letter copying book dating from 1881. The book is a hard bound volume with a tan leather spine that is inscribed “letter book” The book has […]

  • Heroes of the Eurobodalla remembered

    Heroes of the Eurobodalla remembered

    The Eurobodalla Shire Council issued the following press release yesterday, 23 April: Heroes of the Eurobodalla remembered A new web-based database showcasing the 500 men and women who enlisted/served in World War One from Eurobodalla is now live. Heroes of the Eurobodalla, created by the Moruya & District Historical Society with support from Eurobodalla Council, […]

  • A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RENOVATION – The Post Office, which is being thoroughly renovated inside and out, now presents a decidedly attractive appearance under its artistically coloured garb. The work has been carried out by a city firm assisted by […]

  • Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 January 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – Mrs. W. Costin, of Narooma, is receipt of the following from her son, Pte. Arthur Costin, who has been awarded the military medal for conspicuous bravery: – Belgium, 31st October, 1917. “Your […]

  • News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MADAME PETROVA in her latest and greatest success The Waiting Soul, Star Theatre tonight. INCOME TAX – Several city people have been fined £50 for not sending in Income Tax returns. SCARCITY OF NEWSPAPER – “Everything […]