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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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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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1000 items with images

Science textbook 1947 - General science for Australian schools, Book 1. By F. Daniel. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1944.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth covered book used by Robert Gerring in his science studies at Williamstown High School whilst in Form IIIB, in 1947. 387 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Form 6C 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School Form 6C of 1973.

1990 Cookery centre

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the cookery centre, mounted on board.

Form 3C 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Bats program 2004 - Bats

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

An A4 publication, stapled. Back and front covers are colour. 18 p. : ill.

Historical information

This program was created to accompany the Williamstown High School production, Bats, performed at the Altona Civic Theatre, August 12-14, 2004. Directed by Michael Waugh.

Form 3B 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board of Williamstown High School, Form 3B 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1946 Alex P????e 397 6528 (see PDF above).

Spring Concert Program 2010

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 program booklet containing the program for the Spring Concert, held on 18th Oct. 2010 at the Williamstown Town Hall. 8 pages, the cover is in full colour.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Sports pennant 1972-3

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Triangular blue sports pennant screen printed in pastel blue.

Inscriptions & Markings

Screen printed with "W.S.B.A. D grade, summer competition, Premiers 1972-73."

Form 3E 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3E of 1971.

Ross Adamson 2004-5

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

10 GC 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Concert Band 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band at practice in the 1990's

Radio 2XX interview

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One compact disc and one letter. Williamstown High School students were interviewed by Bill Tully. Radio 2XX sent a compact disc of the interview and a thank you letter.

1995 - Classes in action

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of students in media class, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Media in room A1 August 1995. Photo taken by Belinda White.

Girls of 1938 - Summer uniform

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Girls of 1938 in their summer uniform.

1971Senior softball team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Betty Bowyer 1935 - Junior Athletic Champion

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on the back of photoghraph: Betty Bowyer (Mrs Anderson) 1935. Form 1- 1933 - Form 4 1936. Junior Athletic Champion 1935.

1948 Mayor of Perth

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 card with 2 black and white photographs mounted using photo corners of the Acting Mayor of Perth, shaking hands with WHS students in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Back of photo 1: 1948 - Mr Spencer showing the city of Perth's visitors book to the party. Back of photo 2: "Junior" Rowdon shaking hands with the acting Lord Mayor of Perth, Mr Spencer.

Form IIIB 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Form !!!B 1947. Copy donated by Bob Gerring, 3rd from right 3rd top row. Mr (Sarge) Kent.

1936 Senior Girls

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board. 2nd laminated copy.

Inscriptions & Markings

B Form 1936. Girls in front of senior girls pavilion. Top Row: Rylice Smith, Fauvette Hooke,Betty Young,Mary Esler. Lower row: Eva Wilson, Jean McKay,Ruth Reed, Edna Dalley, Dorothy Kelly.

Keith Abbey

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Keith Abbey at the top of the high jump, WHS mounted on paper using photo corners.

Inscriptions & Markings

On page accompanying photograph: Keith Abbey - High Jump Champion.

Year 8JP 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 8JP 1993

Prefects 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School prefects of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Staff 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of male staff of 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Back row: Bradshaw, McCully, Munday,Osborne, Charles Middle row: ? , ? , Evans, Jenkins, Walshe, Blumenthal, ? Front row: Kent, Mepham, Brookes, Green, Tynan

Later Years 2007 - Later years; Williamstown High School Unit 4 Music

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One compact disc in jewel case. Williamstown High School Unit 4 Music. Seven tracks included.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

7MG 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 7 MG, 1997. Photograph is mounted on card and includes student and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg

Form 6 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6 of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

B form boys 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

Class photograph of B form boys, taken outside the prefects pavilion in 1935.

Jubilee Assembly 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the 1965 Jubilee Assembly at Williamstown Town Hall in 1965. A copy mounted on blue card with photo corners is also stored at Folder 36.3.

Historical information

Taken on the occasion of the whole school assembly to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Williamstown High School. The assembly was held at Williamstown Town Hall.

Year 12 VCE 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 12 VCE 1992