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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

Form 3C 1963

Key words

williamstown high school
1963
form 3c
class photographs

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Geometry textbook, vol 1, 1947 - Intermediate geometry and trigonometry Vol. 1, by L. Ling & D. McLachlan. Melbourne: Macmillan, 1944.

Key words

williamsrtown high school
1947
robert gerring
textbooks

Orange paperback book used by Bob Gerring in his studies while in IIIB at Williamstown High School in 1947. 155 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3D 1958

Key words

williamstown high school
1958
class photographs
form 3d

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3D of 1958.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 2C 1972

Key words

williamstown high school
class photographs
1972

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1972.

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Athletics team 1972

Key words

williamstown high school
1972
athletics team

Laminated black and white photograph of Williamstown High School athletics team of 1972.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above for names

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Souvenir Programme 1940

Key words

williamstown high school
1940
jubilee re-union
williamstown town hall
williamstown high school ex-students' association

Buff coloured card, 4 leaves printed in black, gold and red. Printed for the Jubilee Re-Union 1915-1940.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 10HB 1991

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year 10hb 1991
williamstown high school
class photographs
1991

Colour photograph of Year 10HB 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 7AR 1995

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williamstown high school
year 7ar
1995
class photographs

Class colour photograph mounted on card, teacher and student names are included.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Between the lines 1987

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williamstown high school
1987
school magazine
between the lines

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3C 1961

Key words

williamstown high school
1961
form 3c
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1961.

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

Hat - felt 1960s

Key words

williamstown high school
hat
1960s
school uniform

Grey felt hat with satin binding on brim. The band is made of Williamstown High School black ribbon with red and yellow strips and an enamelled school badge with logo is sewn to the centre front of the band. This hat was worn by Robyn Leach in the 1960s.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Bottle opener

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williamstown high school
75th anniversary
1990
bottle opener

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.

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9 DR 1997

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
class photographs
9 dr
dale ritchie

Colour photograph mounted on card accompanied by students and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1949 - Sports day

Key words

williamstown high school
1949
sports day

Black and white photograph depicting boys and teacher at a sports ground in 1949.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of backing sheet: Grant Hazelgrove, Bomber Charles, Splonk Jenkins, Len Johnson, Keith Abbey. 1949.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 5C 1962

Key words

williamstown high school
1962
form 5c
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5C of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

It's not a game 1986

45 rpm record made in 1986 by Williamstown High School band Top Secret.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Pupil's record book: Janie Winter

Key words

williamstown high school
janie winter
pupil record book
1970
1969

Blue woven cover printed in black with Education Dept Victoria logo. 15 p. pre-printed with marks area and room for teacher reports.

Historical information

Report book which was filled in each year documenting student results and progress.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached jpg's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Musical High 2001

Key words

williamstown high school
2001
musical high
music

One compact disc containing performances by various Williamstown High School music groups in 2001. Seventeen tracks included

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Mr F.W. Johnson at reunion 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
principals
mr f.w. johnson

Black and white photograph of the first WHS principal, taken at a reunion in 1965, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: The first headmaster was Mr F.W. Johnson a first class administrator and an inspiring teacher of science. His normal rebuke for a minor lapse was to call the transgressor, ' you silly fellow', but he had heavier ammunition for the more accomplished villains. (From High Tide 1965.) On back of photograph: Mr F. W. Johnson, first headmaster at WHS 1915-1927. Photo taken 1965 Golden Jubilee.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

School cadets 1950s

Key words

williamstown high school
cadets
1957
1958
1950s

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Cadets off to camp. On back of photograph: Cadets on camp 1957-8? From High Tide.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

P.E. track suit top

Key words

williamstown high school
1960's
1970's
track suit
dennis nilson

Size 44 dark green synthetic track suit top with Williamstown High School logo on the front left hand side.

Historical information

Worn by Dennis Nilson (D.J.), a Williamstown High School teacher of the 1960's and 1970's.

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck 'Deluxe Simpson of Melbourne'.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1960s staff

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williamstown high school
staff
1960s

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Names of staff members are on photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Narelle Roberts

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williamstown high school
2004
narelle roberts
staff

Original colour photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 10TL 1993

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year 10tl 1993
williamstown high school
class photographs
1993

Colour photograph of Year 10TL 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3C 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
class photographs
form 3c

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3C of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 2A 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
form 2a
class photographs

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1990 -75th anniversary

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williamstown high school
1990
75th anniversary
iris whitehurst
terry fogarty
mr lloyd jones

Original black and white photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1970s House Assembly

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williamstown high school
1970s
house system
assambly

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: School banners are all that remain of our assembly hall. The house system finished in the 80's and the banners were mislaid for years. Exies pre 1980's will greet each other, 'What years were you there....I was a Dingo (Kiala, Possum, Wombat)'.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Needlework exercise book

Key words

williamstown high school
1960s
robyn thomson
needlework
exercise book

Exercise book used by Robyn Thomson in Needlework class at Williamstown High School in the 1960s. Book contains material and wool samples of knitting and sewing techniques (see page above).

Williamstown High School , Williamstown