Montagu Stories 

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107.The Father of the KWV

15th May 2024

DR. C.W.H. KOHLER 1862 – 1952 Chairman of the K.W.V. :  1918 – 1952 Compiled by Irma Jordaan…

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106.Montagu Coat of Arms

1st May 2024

Updated 07/05/2024 This article started with a WhatsApp message from Montagu resident Avril Elkington to Montagu Stories: Do…

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105.KJV Koo, Distrik  Montagu 1953 – 1964

15th April 2024

Die Koo Joernaal-storie het in 2022 begin. Mariette Le Roux het ‘n huldeblyk aan haar ouers (Joey en…

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104.Limerieks uit ’n plattelandse dorp

1st April 2024

Van die digbundel: Geniet, Genot, Genietinge © Kopiereg 2016 Geskryf deur Anelma Kriel-Oosthuizen November 2016 Foto: Maart 1993…

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103.Thomas Bain

15th March 2024

THOMAS BAIN (1830-1893) : PIONEER ROADBUILDER (A talk presented to a joint meeting of APES,  SA Institute of…

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102.The Spanish Flu in Montagu

1st March 2024

Updated 05/03/2024 Emeritus Professor Howard Phillips is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and the University…

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101.Die Jordaans van Het Kruis

15th February 2024

Deur Irma Jordaan Die Jordaanfamilie van Montagu is een van die oudste families in die Montagu- omgewing, waar…

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100.CBR – Scheme (English)

1st February 2024

The CBR story is based on the prospectus published in 2006  100th Story My thanks to my WIFE,…

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100.CBR – Scheme (Afrikaans)

1st February 2024

Die CBR-verhaal is gebaseer op die prospektus wat in 2006 gepubliseer is 100ste Storie My dank aan my…

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99.Die Kriel’s van Derdeheuwel

15th January 2024

ONS FAMILIE NAME EN ʼn PAAR ANDER DINGE Erika Janse 2023 Ons Kriel familienaam was eers Grill wat…

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The Montagu Museum archive contains a wealth of documents, photographs, maps and Africana relating to the history of Montagu

and the surrounding district. The Montagu Stories webpage is an addition to the archive that extends the availability of this historical material to a new and even larger digital audience.

Montagu Stories seeks to collect stories and pictures on the history of Montagu from any interested party. The success and future of the webpage depends on the involvement of the public; so please contact us with your contributions, ideas and thoughts. The Museum's team of researchers are ready to assist with the collection of information, while the Friends of the Montagu Museum will assist with the final editing and formatting for publication on the website.

Many people worldwide enjoy and appreciate history. In an age where information is increasingly accessed and utilised digitally, that audience has become even bigger. Please support this exciting research project and help us to ensure that Montagu's rich history will not be lost.

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Available In Print

The Montagu Stories available on the website will now also be printed in book form and be available to purchase online or at the two Museums.

Want to contribute?

We encourage you to participate in this project, so please feel free to contact us via email or WhatsApp to discuss any ideas or suggestions. We are grateful for the valuable input from all contributors. CLICK HERE to see the list of people who have contributed.

Contact Details

Rudi Allmayer
083 354 4311