Tag: Presbyterian Church

  • 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 – 11 September 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 11 September 1920

    Featured image: Moruya River Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 11 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CLOSURE OF RIVER.– It will be remembered that about 12 months ago through a petition signed by the leading anglers and others, the Moruya River above the bridge was closed against net fishing.  A few […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • DIARY OF A PANDEMIC – The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    DIARY OF A PANDEMIC –  The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    Featured image: Face masks as both function and fashion are part of pandemic responses 100 years apart. The current coronavirus or COVID-!9 pandemic, with its accompanying social isolation, shortages and fear. isn’t the first pandemic to confront  Australia’s health systems.  The ‘Spanish flu’ pandemic of 1919 emerged at the end of the First World War, […]

  • The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE – – News was received on Thursday that Private Charles Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Morris, of Narooma, had paid the supreme sacrifice. – Private W. J. Robinson, of Bergalia, is […]

  • 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 […]

  • A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RIFLEMEN are reminded that the annual general meeting of the Moruya Rifle Club takes place in the Shire Hall on June 29. FOR LEASE – Mr Harrison has for lease the spacious and comfortable residence, situated […]

  • The Wallpapered Manse…if these walls could talk.

    The Wallpapered Manse…if these walls could talk.

    Take a glimpse into the history of domestic interiors and artefacts of houses in the Eurobodalla. This wonderful exhibition uses the collection from the historical Presbyterian Manse in Moruya, and  MDHS historical collections as a touch-stone to rediscover the domestic life of families in local homes. Peter Freeman, local heritage architect and author , recognised the significance […]

  • Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FAREWELL – A pleasant afternoon was spent at their pretty Coila Church on Friday last, when a representative number of our Presbyterian friends from different parts of the parish met together to say farewell to the […]

  • “What About Moruya’s Recruitment March?” – News from 100 years ago

    “What About Moruya’s Recruitment March?” – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 October 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECRUITING MARCH – The Gilgandra recruiting march is progressing so satisfactorily that many distant towns throughout the State are making a movement in this connection, and Bega is also bestirring itself towards the same end. What […]