Tag: Nerrigundah

  • News from 100 years ago – 29 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 29 October 1921

    Featured Image: Pollock’s Store and Post Office, Nerrigundah. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  29 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURNED. – Our proprietor, Mr. R. H. Harvison, after five months’ absence in the metropolis, returned home on Wednesday, looking remarkably well after his recent severe bout of bronchitis […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    Featured Image: Bodalla cemetery Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  8 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CHEAP TELEPHONE. – Mr. Austin Chapman [MP for Eden- Monaro] in Parliament last week………advocated a telephone in every house, at a rental charge of one pound per annum, with six free calls per day, all other […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    Featured Image: Congo 2021. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HAM WANTED. – The committee require a ham for the Hospital Ball supper. Now who will be the generous contributor? PRACTICAL SYMPATHY. – Our Progressive member, Lieut-Col. Rutledge, has generously sent along a cheque for £1 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 27 August 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 27 August 1921

    Featured Image: Nerrigundah dredge. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  27 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ILLNESS. –  It is with sincere regret that we have to report the serious illness of Mr. R. N. Carden, the popular host of the Royal Hotel, who is suffering […]

  • News from 100 yeas ago – 21 May 1921

    News from 100 yeas ago – 21 May 1921

    Featured Image: Pollock’s Store, Nerrigundah. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 May 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HELLO! – His many patrons may now make appointments by telephone with Dentist C. de Saxe, as his resident surgery has just been connected with the local exchange. WEDDINGS. – […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 11 December 1920

    Featured image: Cheese factory stamps made by Thomas Walter and tested on the wall of his workshop in Queen Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 11 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EUCALYPTUS OIL.– Mr. W. Thomas, who is running a eucalyptus oil distillery at Wamban, and a gentleman […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 9 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 9 October 1920

    Featured image: Steam Packet Hotel, Nelligen Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 9 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NERRIGUNDAH SPORTS.– Our friends in the Golden Valley notify in this issue that a big day’s sports, with ball at night, will take place on Friday, 12th Nov. The proceeds will be […]

  • A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Bank of NSW, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society R.S.S.I.L.A.:- Mr. S. Fitzpatrick advertises in our business column that a meeting will take place this afternoon for the purpose of forming a Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial […]

  • ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Presbyterian Church, Evans Street Moruya, 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Hospital Ball 25th August. Horse sale 4th Sept. Red Cross Meeting on Tuesday next. Meeting to form debating society on 11th inst. Narooma R.C. Ball Friday next, 13th […]

  • Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Featured image:  Wallace St., Braidwood April 2013. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 3 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS.– The Braidwood Municipal Council has adopted a small lighting scheme for the town. Our Shire Council evidently does not believe in “Letting their light so shine […]