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Email the secretary, Bobby Vollmer, MoggillHistorySecretary@GMail.com

or other correspondence regarding the website to MoggillHistory@GMail.com

The Moggill Historical Society was formed in 2013 to research, preserve and promote the history and heritage of the Moggill district including, but not restricted to, the Brisbane suburbs of Moggill, Bellbowrie, Anstead, Pullenvale and Pinjarra Hills.

Links and Other Resources


Moggill NNUB

A digital community noticeboard for Moggill, Bellbowrie and surrounds


Brookfield Historical Society

Brookfield Historical Society Website


Kenmore and District Historical Society

Kenmore and District Historical Society Website


Mount Crosby Historical Society

Mount Crosby Historical Society Website


National Library of Australia - TROVE

The starting point for searching The Australian Nationals Library's resources including books, photos, digitised newspapers and articles


State Library of Queensland - One Search Catalog

Queensland State Library Search page


Brisbane City Council Aerial Photos 1946

Brisbane City Council, PD Online Interactive Maps. Aerial Photos for 1946 are available by clicking the link. You then need to accept the conditions, choose Aerial photography Map Layers, on the left hand side menu, then select 1946 and deselect the other years. You can then navigate and zoom as appropriate to get to Moggill. You can also deselect Cadastre and General to get a clearer picture or select other overlays if required. A downloadable single image of the region between Kenmore and Moggill Ferry is available on the 'Articles' page.


City of Ipswich History page

Includes links to Ipswich Place Name Origins and Oral Histories and Picture Ipswich photo collection from the Ipswich Library


Bonzle Picture Atlas

Photos and place information from the Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia


Qld State Archives

State Government records including early land sale registers and immigration


Moggill Wikipedia Site

General information about the suburb of Moggill


Pullenvale Wikipedia Site

General information about the suburb of Pullenvale


Anstead Wikipedia Site

General information about the suburb of Anstead


Bellbowrie Wikipedia Site

General information about the suburb of Bellbowrie


Pinjarra Hills Wikipedia Site

General information about the demographics of the Pinjarra Hills suburb


Moggill Road Wikipedia Site

General information about Moggill Road, including some old photos of Taringa and Indorroopilly


Kenmore history on Qld Places website

A General general history about the suburb of Kenmore


Pullen Pullen Creek Catchment Group

A Landcare group which aims to protect the environment in the Pullen Pulen Creek and Farm Creek Catchment areas


Moggill Creek Catchment Group

A group formed to protect the environment in the Moggill Creek Catchment area


Tom Petrie's Reminiscences of Early Queensland

A book recalling Tom Petrie's experiences with Aboriginals and Early Settlers


Bruce Sugars Moggill Internet page

Descendants of Moggill Pioneers site detailing family histories of Moggill pioneers buried in the Moggill Cemetery (unmaintained).


Renamed places in Qld

A listing of some renamed places in Queensland


James Shield of Moggill, newspaper excerpts

A compilation from TROVE newspaper articles regarding Moggill and the Shield family


Moggill Cemetery Index

A listing and photos of gravestones at the Moggill Cemetery, compiled from gravestones remaining after the 'cleanup' in the late 70s

Can you help us?

This website is currently undergoing contruction, and is looking for any articles, photos or stories about Moggill, Pullenvale and the surrounding areas. Please send to MoggillHistory@GMail.com