Historical information

The grand building is Rupertswood Mansion which was the Sunbury home of the Clarke family. The foundation stone was laid29th August 1874 by Mrs. W.J. Clarke the first wife of W.J.Clarke. The property along with the Clarke family have been interwoven with Sunbury's history over the decades and remained in the Clarke family until 1922 when H.V. McKay of Sunshine Harvester fame purchased the property. The Salesian Fathers purchased it in 1927 and since that time the property has been a school.


Many important events have taken place in Sunbury within the Rupertswood grounds over the years.

Physical description

A non-digital black and white photograph of a double storey grand mansion with a return verandah on the ground floor and a balcony with decorative iron lace across the front. An elegant tower is over the main entrance.