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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.

Contact Information

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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1013 items with images

Ball games 1970s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

WHS boys playing basketball (?) in school grounds.

Barbara Muster 1966

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S, 1966 student, Barbara Muster, standing in front of the lockers in the quadrangle.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1966 Form 5S, Barbara Muster.

1935 Basketball Team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Betty Bowyer - top row 1st from left.

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.

Bayview Campus 2005

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One compact disk containing 142 photographs of Williamstown High School in 2005, before the rebuild.

Best of the West

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One compact disc containing performances by school music groups in 1997. Kemcor funded the Kemcor Youth Arts Program of 1997, which resulted in this CD.

Betty Bowyer 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

1935 Betty Bowyer and friend. Summer uniform.

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.

1943 Betty Hooke - Senior prefect

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of a black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

from Tottenham S.S. (now Footscray Wesy Primary). Form 1 -1939 Form 5 - 1943

Between the lines 1987

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Newspaper published by Williamstown High School. Contains, school events, school news, sports results, student work and black and white photographs.

Between the lines 1990 - 2

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School Year book number 2 of 1990 - subtitle "Between the lines". A4 size, apricot card cover, 28 p. Black and white illustrations comprising student work, photographs and school news.

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.

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.

1936 'B' Girls

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of a Williamstown High School Girls B class in 1936. We have an original photograph and a copy of the photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

On the back of the original photograph; '1936 'B' Girls leaving certificate class.....(see photographs above). On the copy; girls' names. (see photographs above.

8BK 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 8BK, 1997. Photograph is mounted on card and is accompanied by student names.

Inscriptions & Markings

see jpg

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Cadets 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Cadets 1953. Mr Crowl centre front

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School school captains 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown Hight School captains 1953

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Prefects 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Prefects 1953

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Black and white photograph of Willimastown High School tennis team 1952

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School tennis team 1952

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Blazer 1950s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black woollen blazer, with Williamstown High School embroidered badge on pocket, trimmed with red woven binding.

Blazer 1930s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black woollen blazer with red, yellow and black embroidered school logo on the pocket. Edges bound with red and yellow ribbon worn by students of Williamstown High School in the 1930s.

Historical information

This blazer was worn by Barry Thompson's father. His cap can be found in box 20.

Bottle opener

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Metal bottle opener, with Williamstown High School colour metal badge logo. The bottle opener was produced to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Williamstown High School.

Boy & Girl Prefects 1930's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prefects of the 1930's outside the pavilion.

Boy in box photograph

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph depicting 3 boys. One boy is in a box with just his head showing (possibly a sauna). One boy appears to be singing and the third boy is holding a two piece 1940's telephone to the mouth and ear of the boy in the box.

Historical information

A memento of the Williamstown High School performance, 'What's your favourite pudding' in 1947.

Inscriptions & Markings

Copyright stamp from The Argus on the back. See jpg's above for detail of the photo, including inscription by 'Doc' Walsh. Please note, whole photograph is not available to view online due to copyright.

Boy prefects 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

The boy prefects for the year 1935, taken outside the prefects pavilion.

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.

1936 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of a Williamstown High School boys class in 1936. The photograph was taken in front of the prefect's pavilion.

Inscriptions & Markings

See photograph above for inscription on back of image.

1949 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of 1949 WHS boys, with identifying names, mounted on white card using photo corners.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG for names.

1921 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph. It has been laminated. See also Folder 32.9 for another copy of the photograph and original names on the back as seen above.

Inscriptions & Markings

Original photograph has writing on back. Partial copy is included on the back of the photograph. See image : 1921 boys back.

1948 - Boys at WHS

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of boys at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: 1948