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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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1000 items with images

Tie-Gympie-1949

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williamstown high school
1949
gympie tour
drama group
tie

Yellow material tie printed in black and red.

Historical information

Tie commemorates the drama tour of 1949, when WHS visited Gympie.

Inscriptions & Markings

WHS Victoria Gympie trip 1949

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 9SC 1992

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year 9sc 1992
williamstown high school
class photographs
1992

Colour photograph of Year 9SC 1992

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Staff 2005

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staff

Colour photograph and legend of Williamstown High School staff of 2005.

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Form 2A 1969

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1969
form 2a
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2A of 1969.

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Between the lines 1990 - 2

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year books
1990
between the lines

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.

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Form 4B 1971

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williamstown high school
1971
form 4b
class photographs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1971.

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Form 5A 1975

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williamstown high school
form 5a
1975

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School Form 5A of 1975.

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Parliament House certificate 1995

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williamstown high school
1995
music
parliament house
performances

A4 colour certificate presented to the Williamstown High School Band for their performance in the Great Hall, Wed 29th November 1995.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

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Gympie school trip 1949

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williamstown high school
school camps
gympie
george bird
1949
school trips

Two black and white photographs of Williamstown High School boys on a school trip to Gympie, Queensland in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

On the back of photographs: George Bird

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1957 orchestra

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music
orchestra
miss boardman
drill hall
1957

Black and white photograph of the 1957 orchestra practicing in the Drill Hall with Miss Boardman.

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High Tide 1956 - High Tide 1956; magazine of High School Williamstown

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williamstown high school
1956
yearbook
high tide

Black and white printed publication. 36 p.: ill.

Historical information

Williamstown High School Year book for the 1956 school year. Contains staff information, sports results, photographs, student's work, scholarship winners and examination results.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover: Danute Jakubauskas

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1949 Boys skylarking

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williamstown high school
1949
boys at play

Black and white photograph of boys in high spirits at WHS.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1949

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Form 5C 1965

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williamstown high school
1965
form 5c
class photographs

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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Form 4A 1962

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williamstown high school
1962
form 4a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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Retirement: School Council President

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williamstown high school
1982
school council
dr laurie parker
mrs gwen alexander
mr alan fagan
.
mr f. howe
mr criddle

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr Alan Fagan (past principal), Mrs Gwen Alexander (Principal), Dr Laurie Parker (past President of School Council), Mr Jack Criddle (President of School Council), and Mr Fred Howe (past Principal). On back of photograph: Laurie's farewell from School Council 1982.

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Year 10HY 1992

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year 10hy 1992
williamstown high school
class photographs
1992

Colour photograph of Year 10HY 1992

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Rod Armstrong & Betty Butcher

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williamstown high school
1990
betty butcher

Original colour photograph/

Historical information

Betty Butcher (an ex-student) wrote a book and donated a copy to the school library. Rod Armstrong takes receipt of the donation with Betty at the Pasco St side of the school.

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Boy prefects 1935

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1935
prefects

Black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

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

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Year 9IF 1990

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williamstown high school
class photographs
1990
year 9if

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 9IF.

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Swimming carnival program 1949

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williamstown high school
1949

White paper printed in black comprising 4 pages. Williamstown High School intra school swimming competition details and events are listed.

Inscriptions & Markings

Name on cover

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Hold Fast Vol. 1 No. 3. Sept. 1944 - Official magazine of the Williamstown High School

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1944
school magazine
hold fast

12 page magazine. Edited by P. Weate and C. Curtain. Includes articles on school ball and social, editorial, letters, interviews, school news, student work, sport results, ex-student news.

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Original building 1890s?

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1890
school buildings

Copy of plan and drawing of original building, mounted on board. Accompanied by a laminated caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Original 1867 building - Williamstowm=n Grammar School Circa 1904.

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Lapel badge 1960's

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badges
1960s

Enamelled brass pin of Williamstown High School. This badge was worn on blazer lapels in the 1960s.

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1946 Speech night

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williamstown high school
1946
speech night

2 A4 sheets of pink paper printed in black. Program which includes school council and staff members, scholarship holders, certificate awards, sports awards, exam results.

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Form 1B 1962

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williamstown high school
form 1b
1962
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1B of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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Form 5A 1976

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williamstown high school
1975
form 5a
class photographs

Original black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5A of 1976.

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1971 - Junior 1st XVIII

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williamstown high school
1971
football team

Copy of a black and white photograph mounted on card.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1971 Junior 1st XVIII - Mr Fogarty. Taken from 1971 High Tide.

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Algebra textbbok 1947 - A sequel to the first two years' algebra - with answers, by R.Wilson and A.D. Ross. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1946.

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williamstown high school
1947
textbooks
robert gerring

Olive cloth covered book used by Robert Gerring in his studies at Williamstown High School while in form IIIB in 1947. 258 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

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Form 3A 1963

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williamstown high school
1963
form 3a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3A 1963

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

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75th anniversary Dinner dance 1990

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williamstown high school
1990
75th anniversary
dinner dance

Menu and formalities for the Williamstown High School 75th anniversary Dinner Dance, held at the Williamstown Town Hall on 17th March 1990.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown