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.
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This Month – November
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 for $20.00 early this month 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.
Gordon Plowman has researched those who enlisted from Montville, Flaxton and Hunchy in World War 1 in order for the History Group to publish Book 9 Montville Remembers for ANZAC Day next year.
The Spotted Chook, reputedly Montville’s first purpose built family B&B in the twenty-first century is officially on the market this month. A tribute story, The Spotted Chook – Dreams Can Come True is this month’s feature article. See below.