Tag: Mylott

  • ‘WANTED. A USEFUL GIRL’ and other news from a hundred years ago

    ‘WANTED. A USEFUL GIRL’ and other news from a hundred years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society LAND SALE. R. H. Harvison reports having sold the Robb Estate situated at Buckenbowra, to Mrs W. F. Robb, at the reserve price. HOTEL CHANGE. Mr Martin Keating has leased his hotel for seven years to […]

  • ‘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, […]

  • One Hundred Years Ago Moruya Voted NO To Conscription

    One Hundred Years Ago Moruya Voted NO To Conscription

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 November 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society. THE REFERENDUM – The voting on compulsory service overseas was carried out in Moruya in a quiet and orderly manner on Saturday last. MORUYA SUBDIVISION Yes ………………………………………………………………………        184 No ……………………………………………………………………….         583 BATEMAN’S BAY SUBDIVISION Yes […]