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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

1948 Cadets at WHS

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williamstown high school
1948
cadets
students

Black and white photograph of cadets in uniform at WHS, taken in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On backing sheet: 1948 - Brian Lecke, John Schmidt, George Fraser, Ted Digney, Norm Dyson. On back of photograph: 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Student report mid year 1974

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williamstown high school
1974
janie winter
student report

Single sheet of white paper printed in black with the school name and a table. Individual teachers fill in details of subjects, results and teacher comments. Signed by principal, form teacher and class room teachers.

Historical information

Student report detailing student's progress in the first half of the year.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached JPG

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B form boys 1935

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williamstown high school
1935
class photographs

Black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1951

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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

1930s - students' night out

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williamstown high school
1930s
williamstown town hall

Copy of a sepia photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Williamstown High School Ball - at the Williamstown Town Hall - early 1930s. From left to right - Dorothy Fraser, Margaret Rodger, Joyce Lemon, Doris Booth

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1997 Information booklet - Williamstown High School - On course for life

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
marketing
information booklet

8 page full colour, glossy, A4 information publication detailing WHS philosophy, facilities and curriculum offerings. Contains photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF for complete publication.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Concert Band 1990

Key words

williamstown high school
music
concert band
aydin abdullah
newport primary school
1990

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School concert band on a school visit to Newport Primary School.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1978 - Construction of Library

Key words

williamstown high school
1978
library

Copy of black and white photograph of the library building under construction, laminated.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption on photograph: Construction of library. On back of photograph: Library 1978.

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Disco Dance 1988

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williamstown high school
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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3E 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
class photographs
form 3e

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3E of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Programme - Sports meet 1925

Key words

williamstown high school
metropolitan high schools' sports
program
1925

Black and white photocopy of the: Official programme. Metropolitan High Schools Sports Association. Eighth annual championship meeting at the Motordrome on Friday, October 23rd, 1925. 14 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written in pen on the front cover: Beryl Young Form 7L, Williamstown High School

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Breakfast Party 1947

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williamstown high school
williamstown botanical gardens
breakfast party
1947

jpg file of original black and white photograph.

Historical information

Then photograph gives us an insight into school activities of the 1940's and illustrates hair styles and clothing of the day.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Boy & Girl Prefects 1930's

Key words

williamstown high school
1930
prefects
prefect pavilion

Copy of black and white photograph on mounting board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prefects of the 1930's outside the pavilion.

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High Tide No. 3 - High Tide 1923

Key words

williamstown high school
yearbooks
high tide

Printed booklet of olive coloured card cover and glossy white paper pages.Cover printed in dark olive. Pages printed in black. Some black and white photographs.

Historical information

School year book detailing achievements of the school community, including sporting, academic, social and the arts. Scholarship recipients details are included and examples of student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

Written on front cover: Leslie Hill 391 1858 Les Hill 46 Elphin St Newport

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide No. 2,1922 - High Tide No. 2

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williamstown high school
high tide

A printed booklet with buff coloured card cover, printed in brown. Pages b & w. 16 p.: ill.

Historical information

School yearbook detailing achievements, principal's page, sports results, scholarships.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover "Phyllis". Also includes a hand written piece of paper listing the members of the girls basketball team photographed on p. 13. (see photo.)

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Staff 1993

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williamstown high school
staff
1993

Original full colour photograph of Williamstown High School staff of 1993.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 2D 1956

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williamstown high school
1956
form 2d
class photographs

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1956. Photograph is laminated.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

H.M.S. Pinafore program 1954

Key words

williamstown high school
1954
gilbert and sullivan society
h.m.s. pinafore

Two A4 sheets. Photocopies of the program for the Williamstown High School Gilbert and Sullivan Society production of H.M.S. Pinafore. The play was shown at the Mechanics Institute in Electra Street, On the 1st and 2nd of December 1954.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High Tide 1967

Key words

williamstown high school
1967
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication. White card cover. 52 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1967 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 11 1983

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1983
year 11tp
williamstown high school

Copy of colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 11TP of the year 1983.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1980s - Naming school hall

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williamstown high school
1980s
school hall
hall opening
parker family

2 copies: 1 Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. 1 copy of original photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: Naming of school hall 1980? Parker Family. Vivienne Phillip Leonie (Howards wife Jenny) Joy Laurie and brother.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Keith Abbey competing 1940s

Key words

williamstown high school
1940s
athletics
keith abbey
high school sports

Black and white photograph mounted on white paper using photo corners, of Keith Abbey competing in long jump at High School sports, 1940s.

Inscriptions & Markings

On accompanying shett: 'Keith Abbey competing in long jump at High School sports, 1940s.'

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 5S 1962

Key words

williamstown high school
1962
form 5s
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 12 STC 1990

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year 12 stc 1990
williamstown high school
class photographs
1990

Colour photograph of Year 12 STC 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3B 1963

Key words

williamstown high school
1963
form 3b
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3B of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 10SA 1992

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year 10sa 1992
williamstown high school
class photographs
1992

Colour photograph of Year 10SA 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

David Barling 2004-5

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williamstwon high school
2004
2005
staff
david barling

Original colour photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 8IF 1995

Key words

williamstown high school
1995
year 8 if
class photographs

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4B 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
form 4b
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1951 Football premiers

Key words

williamstown high school
junior football team premiers 1951
1951

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Junior Football Team Premiers 1951. Coach Doc Walsh

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown