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Williamstown High School Williamstown, Victoria

Williamstown High School (WHS) is a public, co-educational school situated in the historic Williamstown area. It is a multi-campus school - Years 7- 9 are housed on the junior campus, Bayview St, Williamstown and the senior campus, with Years 10 -12 is located in Pasco St, Williamstown. WHS has a proud history of over 100 years. It began as Williamstown Grammar School in 1867, and in 1914 became WHS - a State Government funded public school. In 2000 WHS merged with Gellibrand Girl's school to become the school it is today.

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location
76 Pasco St Williamstown 3016 (map)
phone
+61 03 93939027

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Opening Hours

By appointment during school hours.

Location

76 Pasco St Williamstown Victoria

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A collection of items relating to or originating from Williamstown High School the archives consist of enrolment records, pennants, flags, cups, reports, photographs, badges, uniforms and other ephemera dating from the early 1900's to the present day.

Cameron Auty 16 October 2014 1:32 PM

Hi Williamstown High team, You're doing a great job getting your collection online, we're really enjoying watching all the photos as they're uploaded. Keep up the good work! - Site Admin

Victoria Grace 16 May 2018 1:34 PM

Can you please advise me whether you have photos from the 1980s to be uploaded to the site or whether you are missing them. I am fortunate to have some photos that I could share.

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1028 items

Sports badge 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal badge with enameled decoration in black, red, gold on front. Pin with hook on back.

Historical information

The badge was presented to Peggy Booth as an award for sporting achievements in the 1940's.

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark on back but too small to read. 'Williamstown High School Hold Fast' around edge of front of badge.

Grand Youth Concert 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program detailing band and items performed at the Grand Youth Concert at Dallas Brooks Hall in 1989. Six Williamstown High School music students performed at the event. Bookletis B5 size,16 pages with a full colour illustration on the front cover.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

1971 senior girls netball

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School senior girls netball team of 1971.

Smithy program 2003 - Smithy

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

An A4 stapled publication. Front and back covers are colour. 8 p. : ill.

Historical information

This program was created to accompany the school production of Smithy, held at Altona Civic Theatre, August 14 -16, 2003. The production was directed by Michael Waugh. Assistant director - Lyn Renwood. Stage Manager - Annie Rodoni. "Smithy" logo designed and created by Ben Moore, front cover artwork and design by Ben Moore, Michael Waugh, Lyn Redwood and Andrew Cohn. "Graffiti wall" graphic designed and created by Lyn Redwood.

Year 9DM 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 9DM.

Thank you card 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Gold embossed folded card, printed in black. This is a thank you card, acknowledging contributions made towards the 75th anniversary celebrations of Williamstown High School in 1990.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

1971 Soccer team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School boys soccer team of 1971.

Tennis team 1957

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School tennis team of 1957.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Boy prefects 1936

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photographed mounted on card. 2nd laminated copy. Comes with caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Boy prefects and boys 1936, outside pavilion on Verdon St boundary.

Form 5S 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S of 1966.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Senior football 1955

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School senior football team of 1955.

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Archibald Fowler report 1920

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report booklet of white sheets covered in buff coloured card, 8 pages.

Historical information

Report book with results from all 3 terms of the 1920 school year, achieved by Archibald Fowler at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above for complete document.

Form 5S 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 6B 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized copy of black and white photo of Williamstown High School form 6B of 1974. Also 1 laminated copy of this photograph.

Year 10IF 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph oy Year 10IF 1991

Form 5A 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5A of 1974.

Form 5H 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

1960s brought..

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

List of major events of the 1960s. Mounted on board.

Certificate honours 1954

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff coloured card printed with school logo.

Historical information

Awarded to a student for outstanding academic achievement over the year.

Inscriptions & Markings

Typed in: Penelope Tilbrook, 1A, Six Honours.1954. Signed in red pen: K.J. Coldicutt (Form Teacher) Stamped in brown ink: C.E. Brook (Head Master)

Year 8SA 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8SA 1994

High Tide 1955

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in red and black. 40 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1955 school year. Contains staff list, prefects, house, school and sport captains, scholarship recipients, team photographs, student work.

Form 5C 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5C 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

WHS Boys Swimming Team 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Swimming Tean 1949 Back Row: Doug Henderson, Bruce Porter, Ray Smit, Don Jack, Barry Boettcher, Trevor Treadwell, Clive West, Gerald De Rose. Middle row: Barry Campbell, Neil David, John Peckham, Tom Radford, Harrow Morgan, ?, Barry Wylie,, ?, ? Front row: Frank Crane, Geoffrey Jones, Bernard Sidler

Between the lines 1990 - 1

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 yellow card covered magazine of 28 pages, published by Williamstown High School.Contains, sports results, school events and news and black and white photographs.

Tie-Perth-1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth tie, printed in black and yellow.

Historical information

Commemorates the WHS drama tour to Perth in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Perth 1949

1970s Mr Fagan & Parker Cup

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr Fagan presenting Parker Cup.

Prefects 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 photocopy of black and white photograph, informal, of Williamstown High School prefects of 1961 on the veranda of the prefects pavilion.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

High Tide 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1970 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Mr P.H. Powell 1961-65

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copied black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph and on caption: Mr. P.H. Powell 1961-5 (First ex-student to become Headmaster/Principal.)

1970s - Arts Program

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

Jenny Pitts (student - Form 4, 1972) chose body painting for her 1970's art project..