Tag: St John’s Church of England

  • 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 – 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 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 – 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 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from ‘The Young Fur Traders’, 1949. Illustrated by Ian Cole Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WEDDING. – on the 24th ult., at St. John’s Church, the Rev. G. A. Sanders celebrated the marriage of Miss Elsie Agnes, younger daughter of […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    Featured image: Mr Henry Harvison with daughters Olive (r) and Pearl (l) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ARMISTICE COMMEMORATION.– In response to the Premier’s appeal to the Churches, the service in St. John’s Church on Sunday night will be specially applied to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: EVERY elector should record their vote today. REID Bros., of Eurobodalla, are advertising for a puller-out for their sawmill. TAILORING – T. D. Pritchard, merchant tailor of 67 Market St. Sydney will be at McKeon’s Hotel […]

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 May 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WANTED – An Agent or Caretaker for the Buckley’s Family Cottage and Shop in Campbell Street, Moruya. INSURANCE: The Buckenbowra Wattle Bark Company’s Mill which was recently destroyed by fire, was valued at £5000, and was […]