• 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 and Flaxton 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.  Have fun!!

This Month  – October – A Big Congratulations to Montville State School  who is celebrating its 125 year anniversary this month

Next Month –  Book 3 in the Montville Stories Series will be available – Fifty Years of Change – Make it a thoughtful Christmas present for anyone with a connection to Montville.

Fifty Years of Change, The People who have shaped the Montville of today, by Doug Patterson

  1. Can a young “Greek Bride” become a leader in a small community? Ask Margaret Farmer!
  2. Can an “hysterical housewife” stop a national development company in its tracks? Ask Deb Davis!
  3. Can a young Canadian business woman save a school community? Ask Karen Barnett!
  4. Can a girl from the bush write history for ordinary people? Ask Gillie Warren!
  5. Can two pommies create a culture of art-tourism in a small community? Ask John and Beryl Davies
  6. Are there any men in this book? A couple, but they have strong partners!

Find out about people you’ve never heard of as well as those you thought you knew – they’re some of the people who have shaped our Montville of today. Cost: $20 Available at Montville Post Office or order online from our website.