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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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1028 items

Goodbye card 1988

Key words

williamstown high school
music
performances
hallmark
geelong grammar
scott wilson

Large Hallmark Colossals greeting card with full colour cover and greeting inside.

Historical information

Messages to Scott Wilson's Williamstown High School band from students at Geelong Grammar, where the band performed in 1988.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images attached of student messages inside card.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

75th anniversary celebration church service 1990

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1990
75th anniversary
church service
st john's uniting church

B5 sized paper program with yellow cover and white pages. 8 pages. Williamstown High School music students performed at the service held at St John's Uniting Church on Sunday 18th March, 1990.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4A 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
form 4a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 12 1991

Key words

year 12 1991
williamstown high school
class photographs
1991

Colour photograph of Year 12 1991 Class photo

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 5H 1967

Key words

williamstown high school
form 5h
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5H of 1967.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1951

Key words

williamstown high school
1951
high tide
year books

Black and white publication. Buff cover printed in black and red.52 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1951 school year. Contains staff, prefects, house captains, form captains, leaders and team photographs, sports results, scholarship recipients, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside front cover 'L. Smith, Form 1E'.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Jubilee Assembly 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
williamstown town hall
1965
assembly

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1946 class photo

Key words

williamstown high school
1946
class photos

Copy of black photograph mounted on board.Accompanied by signatures mounted on board and a caption (laminated).

Inscriptions & Markings

1946 class photo. Mr Russell. Ian Moore, 2nd from right, 2nd top row. Caption reads: 1940 prefects with Headmaster William Richards.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Spanish artwork - S. Paulo - Brasil, by Lori Val Viegas

Key words

art
spanish
williamstown high school

Original colour painting. Possibly presented to the Williamstown High School after a visit from Spanish students.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 9IF 1990

Key words

williamstown high school
class photographs
1990
year 9if

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 9IF.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Boys cap

Key words

williamstown high school
school uniform
cap

Black woollen cap embroidered with Williamstown High School logo in yellow and red. Embroidered lines of red and yellow from top black button.

Historical information

Manufactured by Philip Joseph, South Yarra, Victoria.

Inscriptions & Markings

Inside hat: Wemyss Thomson

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hold Fast, Iss.3, July/ August 2018

Key words

student newspapers
hold fast
williamstown high school
2018

A3 black and white newspaper, comprising 12 pages. This is the Williamstown High School student newspaper. This is the LGBTQ+ issue. It also contains sport, trivia, student art, trivia, crossword.

Inscriptions & Markings

see image and pdf above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1983 Home Group Staff Year 9

Key words

williamstown high school
staff
1983
home group
year 9

Original colour photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Narelle Roberts

Key words

williamstown high school
2004
narelle roberts
staff

Original colour photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1C 1962

Key words

williamstown high school
1962
form 1c
class photographs

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1951 Drama tour

Key words

williamstown high school
drama tour
1951
doc walsh

Copy of black and white photograph of boys and Doc Walsh in uniform for drama tour. Accompanied by 2 captions.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: Mr Tom (Doc) Walsh and boys 'on tour' 1951 Caption 1 reads: Tours and dramatic groups for boys. Mr Tom Walsh produced dramas which went on tour, even interstate. Caption 2 reads: Tasmanian tour.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3A 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
class photographs
form 3a

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School class 3A of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Tennis team 1957

Key words

williamstown high school
1957
tennis

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 2B 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
form 2b
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 10JM 1994

Key words

year 10jm 1994
williamstown high school
class photographs
1994

Colour photograph of Year 10JM 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

80th anniversary dinner dance 1995

Key words

williamstown high school
1995
80th anniversary
dinner dance
ticket

Buff coloured textured card printed black.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1971 - Netball team 2nds

Key words

williamstown high school
1971
netball

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 2C 1970

Key words

williamstown high school
1969
form 2c
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1969.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Koala House 1955

Key words

williamstown high school
1955
koala house

Badge: felt screenprinted in yellow and red with the Williamstown High School motto'Hold Fast' and a koala. Ribbon: woven, blue and white striped, embroidered with 'xi-xviii'

Historical information

Something to do with cricket and possibly Noel Johnson was the owner.

Inscriptions & Markings

see images above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1979 Orientation booklet

Key words

williamstown high school
1979
school rules
orientation handbook

White folded paper, printed in black booklet of 20 pages. Contains school rules, plan of class rooms, school hours and general information.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Music 1994

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1994
mobil

Colour photograph of the concert band performance at Mobil.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 10SS 1991

Key words

year 10ss 1991
williamstown high school
class photographs
1991

Colour photograph of Year 10SS 1991Class photo Williamstown High School

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown summer festival program 1993

Key words

williamstown high school
williamstown summer festival
1993
festivals
the wet reeds
committed to soul

Yellow paper program - 1 sheet folded to make 4 pages. Program for the 16th annual Williamstown summer festival, 1993. Printed in red and black.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1947 Form IVA

Key words

williamstown high school
1947
form 5a
form iva

Black and white photograph of the 1947 Form IVA .

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4C 1970

Key words

williamstown high school
1970
form 4c
class photographs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4C of 1970.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown