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  • News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    Featured Image: The new school in Bodalla that is referred to in this issue replaced this schoolhouse and residence. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  1 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPENING OF THE NEW BODALLA SCHOOL. – … took place under happy auspices on Saturday last, 24th einst. It has for […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 3 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 3 September 1921

    WEDDING. – On Wednesday evening last a quiet wedding was celebrated at St. John’s Church Moruya, when Miss Amy Windley and Mr. Clarrie Chesher were married by Rev. G. A. Sanders. The bride was attended by Miss Vera Chesher, Mr. E. Hartmann officiating as best man. POLICE. – Mounted-Constable Byers, from Nimmitabel Station, arrived on […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    Featured image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NEWS SUMMARY – Six more oyster leases applied for. – Grand Masonic Ball on 22nd inst. – Bateman’s Bay Band Concert and Ball on 15th inst. – Bodalla Cricket Club Ball on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Long Bay for being a habitual drunkard. This is sound procedure. “CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY” – At the Anglican Synod, […]

  • News from 100 years ago

    News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 December 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ROLL OF HONOUR – On Tuesday last Mr Joe Grumley, who had just returned to Moruya after seeing his second son, T. J. Grumley, sail for the front on Saturday, received a cable containing the bad news […]

  • Heroes of the Dardanelles and other news from 100 years ago

    Heroes of the Dardanelles and other news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 April, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: £10 REWARD – A reward of £10 will be given to any person who will supply information that will lead to the CONVICTION of the contemptible cur who threw a poisoned bait over the fence at the […]

  • Nerrigundah – Gold, bushrangers, robbery and a shoot out remembered 150 years later

    Nerrigundah – Gold, bushrangers, robbery and a shoot out remembered 150 years later

    A gold rush, bushrangers, miners, armed hold ups and Chinese joss houses – everything was happening  in the bustling 1860s gold rush settlement of Nerrigundah. The population at that time was approximately 1200 people – extremely difficult to imagine now! Saturday’s ceremony and presentation in the now very sleepy and empty Nerrigundah marked the 150th anniversary of […]