Mrs Heffernan’s Bazaar, Mr Mackay’s Plans For a Batemans Bay Race Club and Election Results – Some of the news from 3 January 1920

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TENDERS for purchase of E.L. Arnett’s “Cooboora” farm close on 20th Inst. LAND SALE. – Keating and Lynch report a very successful sale on Saturday last. On account of Mr John Mitchell they disposed for five [...]

Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of the week ending Friday 3 November 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FIRE – Early on Sunday morning the Flat Rock Sawmill near Brooman owned by Mr. Allen, was totally destroyed by fire. The plant was insured. ILLNESS – We are sorry to report [...]

News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – On Saturday evening Mr C. De Saxe received word that his son, Private Leo De Saxe, was ill and had disembarked at Malta. On Wednesday Mr. W. J. Lynch of Narooma, [...]

One hundred years ago – 4 October, 1913

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Once again, these extracts show that even though our language has changed and become less flowery, some elements of our lives really haven't changed that much over the past century. We still compete in all [...]