• Montville Store

    The Montville Store

  • Memorial Trees and Hall

    Memorial Trees and Hall, 1930s

  • Waggon at Landershute

    Bullock Waggon, Landershute

  • Alf Smith’s Home Montville 1918

    Alf Smith outside his home,1919

  • Fruit Display  Brisbane RNA Show 1927

    Display of Montville Fruit Produce 1927 RNA Show

Welcome

This web site was created by the volunteer members of the Montville Historical Group.   We are currently focusing on the evolution of Montville, Flaxton and Hunchy and will be adding more stories and photographs as time goes by.

If you have photos, stories, family histories or recollections to share about Hinterland districts including Montville, Flaxton, Balmoral and Hunchy we would love to hear from you.

Contact us by emailing research@montvillehistory.org.au

You can use the search field below to search the whole of site or simply access via the navigation bar at the top.  Enjoy!

This Month  – October 

Montville Post Office 1897 – 2022 is Book 8 in the Montville Stories series and adds the last 25 years to the centenary history booklet to celebrate 125 years of a mail service at Montville. It will be available early in November just ready to be a nifty stocking filler. Thank you to the many locals who contributed stories and photos to update our story of the post office. A quick overview is offered in our website story Montville Post Office.

We have also begun researching and writing a book about High Tor and its original owner – E Glenn Lawrance. So, again if you have any stories or photos from the days of this wonderful old home that became part of Rainforest Tourist Park off Sinclairs Lane on the Balmoral Road (Maleny -Montville Road) please contact us.

            2022 is the centenary of the opening of the Flaxton Provisional School. Book 6 in the series, Montville Stories, Silky Oaks and Camphor Laurels tells the engaging story of the old Flaxton school and those fortunate children who can claim it as ‘my school’.  This book is available for purchase now.