Tag: Mr Weatherby

  • With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: EVERY elector should record their vote today. REID Bros., of Eurobodalla, are advertising for a puller-out for their sawmill. TAILORING – T. D. Pritchard, merchant tailor of 67 Market St. Sydney will be at McKeon’s Hotel […]

  • Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Featured image: Toragy Point Cemetery, South Head Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: VITAL STATISTICS – Mr. Dixon, C.P.S., has kindly supplied us with the following statistics for the quarter ending 31st Dec., 1915 :- Births 12 males, 18 females; total […]

  • One hundred years ago – 24 January

    One hundred years ago – 24 January

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WARNING. – Mr. Irwin, news agent of this town, as well as this paper, has received small books containing nine tickets purporting to be sweep tickets in a £25,000 consulation on the English Derby.  The […]