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  • News from 100 years ago – 8 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 8 October 1921

    Featured Image: The Royal Hotel Moruya stood on the corner of Page and Queen Streets. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  8 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OBITUARY. – ….we have to report the untimely death of Mr. R. N. Carden, licensee of the Royal Hotel, at the comparatively early age […]

  • 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 – 24 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 24 September 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  24 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RUNAWAY. – Some excitement was cause on Tuesday afternoon through a young draught horse attached to a milk van, bolting. While the driver, Mr. W. J. Jeffery, was in the Commercial Bank, the horse pulled away from the […]

  • 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 years ago – 23 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    Featured Image: A good sulky load Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society AN enjoyable Cinderella was held on Saturday night under the management of Moruya Race Club. ANZAC MEMORIAL. – An Anzac Memorial Service will be held in the Church of England on […]

  • ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    Featured image: Racing at Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MORUYA SPRING RACES. Our pretty little racecourse on Wednesday was the scene of the first Spring Meeting for years under the auspices of the Moruya Race Club. The day was beautifully fine, and although […]

  • 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, […]

  • Lost Moruya – The Commercial Hotel

    Lost Moruya – The Commercial Hotel

    This article on the Commercial Hotel is Part 5 of a series of articles Hotels in the Eurobodalla written for the MDHS Journal by Susan Pryke.  The earliest notice of the Commercial Hotel in the files of the Moruya and District Historical Society is a small advertisement for Thomas Staunton’s Commercial Hotel, listed in the Moruya Examiner, […]