Historical information

The Williamstown Lightkeepers' was largely formed by the wives of local seafarers and came to an end in 1966 after 23 years. The standard lights âtre mentioned in the 1966 annual report.


Lightkeepers was another affiliated category of membership associated with the LHLG which post WW2 became known as Harbour Lights Guild. Williamstown was one of the earliest sites where a Mission to seamen was available in the form of a seamen's rest which relocated within the township several times.

Physical description

Small rectangular brass plaque mounted on a wooden board.

Inscriptions & markings

The standard lights in this sanctuary were given by the Williamstown Lightkeepers' Auxiliary to commemorate 23 years of devoted work for seafarers in the Williamstown Mission 1966.