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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

Tons of money stage shot 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
school production
1948
tons of money

Black and white photograph, original. 2nd copy mounted on board in Historical Display Box 11.

Historical information

A stage shot of the school production of 1948 - Tons of money - showing 11 cast members and set.

Inscriptions & Markings

R.Bird

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1B 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
class photographs
form 1b

Black and white photograph of class 1B of 1964 at Williamstown High School. Taken in front of the quadrangle block.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High tide 2002

Key words

williamstown high school
year books
2002
high tide

Williamstown High School year book for the 2002 school year. Coloured card cover, 68 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains, student work, sports report, school news, class photographs.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1969 - Annual swimming carnival program

Key words

swimming carnival
program
1969
williamstown high school

Blue card printed in black and tri-folded. List of events with room to included place getters for each race.

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Mr E.H. Townsend 1940-6

Key words

williamstown high school
principals
1940s

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

Historical information

Mr E.H. Townsend was the Principal of Williamstown High School from 1940-6

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Mr E.H. Townsend, Headmaster 1940-6. A much loved Headmaster of the war years. This enlargement has been made from a 1948 staff photo. We are grateful to Dorothy Barnes who donated the staff photo.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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1971 junior netball team

Key words

williamstown high school
1971
netball

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School junior netball team of 1971.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grand Youth Concert 1993

Key words

williamstown high school
music
1993
aydin abdullah
jamila brogan
shaun murray
george smpyrakis
christopher brown
lucette cordell
kylie sperling

B5 size booklet with blue cover. 12 pages. Program of the Grand Youth Concert, held in the Melbourne Concert Hall on the 1st September 1993. Williamstown High School music students and teachers performed.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Higher School Certificate Examination result 1975

Key words

williamstown high school
1975
janie winter
higher school certificate

Single sheet of white paper printed in black over green watermark. Subjects, result and student name and address and exam number printed separately.

Historical information

Official document advising end of HSC school year result. These documents were mailed to students to notify them of their results.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPGs attached.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

House sports photo 1948

Key words

williamstown high school
dingos house
school sports
house sports
1948

jpg file taken from an original black and white photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photo: House sports - Dingo's. Me carrying the flag as House Captain.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1947 Senior football team

Key words

williamstown high school
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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Year 8SA 1994

Key words

year 8sa 1994
williamstown high school
class photographs
1994

Colour photograph of Year 8SA 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Susan Peart & Diane Gunn

Key words

williamstown high school
diane gunn
susan peart
williamstown beach
1969

Copy of a newspaper article. Photograph of two Williamstown High School staff members - Susan Peart and Diane Gunn (Miss Victoria of 1968), taken at Williamstown Beach.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1C 1973

Key words

williamstown high school
1973
class photographs
form 1c

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1C of 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Temperance for schools 1955

Key words

textbook
1955
education department of victoria

Book with buff coloured cover. 40 p. Text printed in black.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4A 1963

Key words

williamstown high school
1963
form 4a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 4A of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Hat badge - 1920's

Key words

williamstown high school
hat badge
1920's
school uniform

Square metal hat badge enameled in red, yellow and black. Holes in each corner so the badge could be sewn to hat band.

Historical information

Harrow Morgan's mother's square hat badgefrom the 1920's.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of badge: 223, WWT. Also makkers mark that is too small to read.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 5C 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
1974
form 5c
class photogaphs

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5C of 1974.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Barbara Muster 1966

Key words

williamstown high school
1966
students

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 5S, 1966 student, Barbara Muster, standing in front of the lockers in the quadrangle.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1966 Form 5S, Barbara Muster.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

10 SC 1997

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
class photographs
10 sc

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

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG above

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

Senior wind orchestra 1996

Key words

williamstown high school
music
senior wind orchestra
1996
williamstown beach

Colour photogragh of the Williamstown High School senior wind orchestra, taken on Williamstown beach.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1960s Science block foundations

Key words

williamstown high school
1960s
building works
science block

Copy of a photograph taken from the newspaper, mounted on board.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1956 - First day of school

Key words

williamstown high school
1956
summer uniform

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: First day of school for first form of 1956. On back of photograph: First day of school. High Tide 1956.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Annette, Bunny & Helen

Key words

williamstown high school
1990
annette wregg
helen yankos
bunny cameron
staff

Original colour photograph

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 6A 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
form 6a
class photographs

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 6A of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Promotional material 1990s

Key words

williamstown high school
1990s
promotional material

Promotional brochure and leaflet for Williamstown High School [1990s].

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1B 1962

Key words

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Girls hockey 1956

Key words

williamstown high school
1956
hockey team

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School girls hockey team of 1956.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Student report June 1973

Key words

williamstown high school
janie winter
1973
student reports

Single sheet of white paper printed with school name and a table. Individual teachers filled in details of their subjects, scores and personal comments and signed. Also contains principal's comments and signature and form teacher's signature.

Historical information

Mid year report presented to students with results and teacher comments. A tear off slip was included at the bottom of the document that was signed by parents and returned to school.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached JPG

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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Higher school certificate examination result 1974

Key words

williamstown high school
l.j. smallman
higher school certificate
1974

Single sheet of off white paper. Black print on watermarked green. Individual number in red.

Historical information

The official end of year examination results certificate presented to all Higher School Certificate (HSC) students.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF file.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown