Historical information

Stratherne Presbyterian Girls' School was founded in 1889 at the home of Miss Ethel Dare at 45 Riversdale road, Hawthorn. The final location of the school was 131 Power street, Hawthorn - a house gifted to the school by Mr and Mrs John Patterson in 1923. The Alma Pedersen Cup was awarded for best general improvement in the Junior school. The school closed in 1968.

Physical description

Silver trophy on a wooden base which has silver shield shaped plaques with winners names engraved. The trophy has two handles.

Inscriptions & markings

Front: "Stratherne P.G.S. Interhouse Basketball Presented by Adele Gerald 1938 - 1946"
Winners: "Davidson and Patterson 1946" "Patterson 1961" "Dare 1962" " Davidson 1963" "Patterson 1964" "Dare 1965" "Dare 1867" "Patterson 1968"