Tag: Turlinjah

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    Featured image: Empire Day at Bergalia PS, 1914. MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMPIRE DAY. – Empire Day was celebrated with demonstrations of loyalty in the various Public Schools of the district. A large picnic gathering was noticed near the Bergalia […]

  • 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 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    Featured image: Major’s Creek Cemetery, 2014. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SALE OF PROPERTY.– H. J. Thomson reports the private sale of Mr. M. McMahon’s compact little dairy and agricultural farm to Mrs. J. Heffernan and Mr. A.F. Emmott conjointly.  This […]

  • Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Early tennis players, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURN THANKS.- We desire to return our very sincere thanks to all those who so kindly assisted in the publication of the “Examiner” during the family’s absence at the bedside […]

  • One hundred years ago the Moruya Examiner announced a meeting for those who desire the smashing up of machine politics. More proof that history is cyclic.

    One hundred years ago the Moruya Examiner announced a meeting for those who desire the smashing up of machine politics. More proof that history is cyclic.

    Featured image – Turlinjah Public School Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TURLINJAH Q.C. – Mr M. Walsh the popular teacher at Turlinjah Public School, has kindly handed us the names of his pupils who were successful in passing the Q.C. Examinations, […]

  • Inside Our Collection – Christmas Greetings From France, 1917

    Inside Our Collection – Christmas Greetings From France, 1917

    In our small collection of exquisite embroidered greeting cards, or World War 1 Silks, is this wonderful Christmas card sent by John Henry (Harry) Keyte to his sister Sarah May (known as May) Louttit nee Keyte. In 1917 May and her husband Sid Louttit* were living at Kiora. The postcard was sent from France on 18 October […]

  • The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 January 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL CHANGES HANDS – At the Moruya Court on Tuesday the license of the Adelaide Hotel was transferred from Ada Pollock to “Tom” Mallet of the Hotel Carlton, Sydney. H. J. THOMSON will offer three milking cows […]

  • 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 […]

  • Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Featured image: Toragy Point Cemetery, South Head Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: VITAL STATISTICS – Mr. Dixon, C.P.S., has kindly supplied us with the following statistics for the quarter ending 31st Dec., 1915 :- Births 12 males, 18 females; total […]