Montagu Stories


16th Aug 2020

Rudi Allmayer & Nigel Krumm delve into the origins of the Witfontein structures in Montagu South.

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Montagu & Its Ex-servicepersons

2nd Aug 2020

Rudi Allmayer and Anelma Oosthuizen (Kriel) trace the town’s support and remembrance of its ex-servicemen and -women.

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Introducing DJ Nolte

27th Jul 2020

In this short article we introduce our readers to DJ “Nolly” Nolte, who acted as Montagu’s correspondent for Die Burger…

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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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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