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W. Ackerley, Moruya
William Henry Ackerley (1865-1936) was born in Hamilton, Victoria. He operated as Don Tailor in Moruya from around 1899-1905.
Unfortunately, he was bankrupt by 1905, and left the town the following year.
N/C & Sub. Co-op Soc. Ltd.
The Newcastle & Suburban Co-operative Society was set up in 1898.
It operated in Hunter Street, and was locally known as ‘The Store’. It provided retail (including a mercery department), food, insurance, credit union and other services until it’s closure in 1981.
For an interesting history of the Store, see https://livinghistories.newcastle.edu.au/nodes/view/95210
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