Tag: Staunton

  • News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 14 May 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WORK AT CANBERRA. – A large amount of solid work is being quietly carried out in the Federal Capital area, and Canberra is beginning to resemble a town, instead of an expanse of open paddocks. The railway line, […]

  • A Happy and Prosperous New Year To All – News from the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    A Happy and Prosperous New Year To All – News from the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    Featured image: Former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell Street, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 January 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MODERN TIMES – The past ten years or so have revolutionised living for the dairymen, those who are able to avail themselves of modern conveniences. A dairy […]

  • Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE WEATHER – The rains which began falling last week have continued incessantly since last Thursday week with the result that no less than 18 inches have fallen. As a consequence of this phenomenal downpour the […]

  • 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, […]

  • SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS? A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS?  A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 19 February 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF NEWSPAPER – R. H. Harvison reports the sale of the Moruya-Tilba “Times” newspaper, in the assigned Estate of the late Mr. George Haslock, to Mrs. J. Lindsay. QUICK TRIP – Messrs. Kable and G. […]