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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

Contact

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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1041 items

1971 Football team

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1971

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School football team of 1971. Terry Fogarty, coach.

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Form 2D 1970

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1970
form 2d
class photographs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1970.

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Pupil report 1961-5

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robyn thompson
1961
1960's
1962
1963
1964
1965
student reports

Hard cover, blue cloth report book of 16 pages. Contains school report and marks for Robyn Tompson achieved during the period 1961-65

Inscriptions & Markings

Hand written teacher remarks and subject marks.

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Betty Bowyer 1935

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1935
summer uniform
betty bowyer

Laminated copy of black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

1935 Betty Bowyer and friend. Summer uniform.

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1972 Choir

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choir
music
1972
williamstown town hall

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1972, performing before the school at the Williamstown Town Hall.

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Year 8TP 1995

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1995
year 8tp

Colour photograph of the 8TP class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

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Year 9HY 1995

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1995
year 9hy

Colour photograph of the 9HY class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

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1948 - Boys at WHS

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1948
boys
students

Black and white photograph of boys at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: 1948

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Geography textbook 1945 - A Modern Geography for Australian schools, by Ivor G. Symons. Adelaide: Gillingham & Co., 1937.

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1945
textbooks
robert gerring

Olive board covered book with green binding tape, used by Bob Gerring in studies, whilst in Form IB at Williamstown High School in 1945.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

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Grey tunic & tights 1960's

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1950's
1960's
school uniform
tunic

Grey wool tunic, worn as school uniform at Williamstown High School during the 1950's and 1960's. Double breasted bodice with four grey buttons - one missing.

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck 'Mina. Tailored to perfection. 100% pure wool'.

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Cadets 1944-5

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ron scotland
1944
1945

Black and white photocopy of three students from Williamstown High School, dressed in their Cadets uniforms. Student on the right - Ron Scotland.

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Letter to School Council 1994

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camps
1994
tasmania
school council

A letter to school council asking for in principal support a music camp to Tasmania, which would include tuition, workshops, rehearsals, performances and sight seeing.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

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Prefect badge 1961

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prefects
1960s
1961
iris whitehurst
badges
iris webb

Metal badge enameled in black, red and yellow. Has a large P in the centre and Williamstown High School Hold Fast around the outside.

Historical information

Presented to Williamstown High School students who became Prefects in the 1960s. This badge was presented to Iris Whitehurst (nee Webb).

Inscriptions & Markings

Makers mark on back but too small to read.

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Year 8RA 1990

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class photographs
year 8ra
1990

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 8RA 1990.

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2000 study planner

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study planner
2000

Spiral bound, maroon plastic covered student study planner, issued by Williamstown High School for students in 2000. Also contains information about rules and regulations, uniform, bell times, camps, music programs.

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High Tide 1954

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1954
high tide
year books.

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

Historical information

Year book for the 1954 school year. Contains staff, prefects, house and school captains, sports results and team photographs, scholarship recipients and student work.

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Form 1B 1956

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1956
class photographs
form 1b

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1B of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

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Form 5S 1958

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1958
form 5s
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S of 1958.

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Form 5B 1972

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1972
form 5b
class photographs

Laminated black and white copy of Williamstown High School form 5B of 1972.

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Disco Dance 1988

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music
1988
the wet reeds
disco dance
williamstown rotary club

Single A4 sheet. Flyer advertising a Disco Dance held at Williamstown High School hall on the 28th August 1988. The Wet Reeds, WHS soul band, performed at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

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English textbook 1960s - The new graded word-book for Australian schools, by W. Foster and H. Bryant. Sydney; Land Printing House, [1960].

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1960s
english text books
the new graded word-book

Paperback book with green card cover, comprising 160 pages. This book was used by Williamstown High School students in the 1960s, in their study of English.

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Prefects 1960

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1960
prefects

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads:Prefects of 1969. Mr Bowe - Headmaster, Mr Dillon - Senior Master, Miss Wilmot - Senior Mistress. Original photo on loan from Iris Whitehurst (Webb).

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Between the lines 1990 - 1

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school magazine
1990
between the lines

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.

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Cookery hat 1948

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1948
cookery hat
needlework
margery magree
miss turner

White cotton head covering made in Needlework class - teacher Miss Turner - at Williamstown High School in 1948, by Margery Magree.

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High tide 1994

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1994
high tide
year books

Williamstown High School year book for the 1994 school year. a4 size with 40 pages, some colour photographs. Contains student work, sports results, school news.

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Concert Band 1990

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class photographs
1990
concert band 1990

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School concert band 1990

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Hockey sports pennant 1962

Triangular red felt pennant, screen printed in gold.

Inscriptions & Markings

Screen printed with "Metroplitan High Schools" Sports Assn. Western Division. A Grade Girls' Hockey Premiers 1962."

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1947 Senior football team

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1947
football team
sport

Copy of black and white photograph of WHS 1947 senior football team mounted on paper with photo corners.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for names of those in photo.

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Form 1D 1963

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form 1d
1963
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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Form 1B 1962

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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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