"High Beach"
Some Western Australian History & Some Family History & Some More


Girls' High School and Kindergarten Guildford, WA

Notes:
"During the day [22nd December 1902] those connected with the school had been busy adorning the walls of the Mechanics Institute with specimens of the pupils' work, ...". Anon (1902). In 1903 and 1904 the Annual Exhibition and Concert was held in the Vaudeville Theatre. Anon (1903), Anon (1904).

The first annual report of the school was presented in 1902 by Miss Bailey, the principal of the School. The school opened on the 3rd February with 17 day scholars and two boarders and by the end of the year had grown to 23 day scholars and four boarders. Anon (1902).

In 1903 the year started with 16 day scholars and three boarders and had grown to 24 day scholars and 8 boarders. Anon (1903). At the end of the year 1904 there were 42 students. Anon (1904). In 1905, the average attendance was "...42 pupils, eleven of whom are borders." Anon (1905).

The school motto was "Scientia Potestas Est Et Labor Omnia Vincit". Prize Bookplate. This was translated as "Knowledge is power and labour conquers all things". Anon (1902).

The principals were the Misses Bailey.

Students included:
Rose Adam. Anon (1903), Anon (1904), Anon (1905)
Daisy Baron. Anon (1904)
Hebe Barrett-Lennard. Anon (1902), Anon (1903), Anon (1904)."... and cousins Vera and Hebe Barrett-Lennard, spinsters of St Leonards [West Swan] , received £200 each" Brockman p294
Vera Barrett-Lennard. Anon (1902), Anon (1904), Anon (1905)."... and cousins Vera and Hebe Barrett-Lennard, spinsters of St Leonards [West Swan] , received £200 each" Brockman p294
Madge Barrett. Anon (1903). Probably Madge Bennett.
Madge Bennett. Anon (1903), Anon (1904).
Dorothy Bradshaw. Anon (1905).
Maude Bradshaw. Anon (1905).
Muriel Bradshaw. Anon (1905).
Deborah Brockman. Anon 1903).
Harold Brockman. Anon (1902).
Hilda Brockman. Anon (1903).
Francis Brown. Anon (1905).
Kathleen Brown. Anon (1905).
Lucy Brown. Anon (1905).
Mary Burmeister. Anon (1905).
Maysie Chappell. Anon (1905).
Hilda Chester. Anon (1902), Anon (1903), Anon (1904).
Eva Cockshott. Anon (1902), Anon (1903).
Marion Copley Anon (1903), Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Beartrice Crossland. Anon (1902), Anon (1903), Anon (1904).
Dorothy Crossland. Anon (1905).
Gladys Crossland. Anon (1904).
Calder Crowther. Anon (1904).
Mary Crowther. Anon (1902), Anon (1903), Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Dorothy Dawson. Anon (1905).
Effie Devenish. Anon (1902), Anon (1903).
Renie Dixon. Anon (1905).
Deborah Drake-Brockman Anon (1904).
Beatrice Edmonds. Anon (1903).
Elsie Edwards. Anon (1903).
Sidney Evans. Anon (1902).
Beatrice Evans. Anon (1902), Anon (1905).
Freeda Everingham Anon (1904).
Miss Francesca. Anon (1904).
Allan Giles. Anon (1905).
Eva Guppy. Anon (1905).
Winnie Genge. Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Dorothy Hardwick. Anon (1905).
Maud Haynes. Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Phyllis Howe. Anon (1902), Anon (1903).Died 1903Anon (1903)
Florrie Howell. Anon (1905).
Dorothy (Dorie) Hummerston. Anon (1902).
Rhoda Hummerston. Anon (1902).
Grace Jecks. Anon (1902).
Eva Johnson. Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Keith Johnson. Anon (1905).
Maud Johnson. Anon (1903), Anon (1904).
Madge King. Anon (1902), Anon (1903).
Ruby King. Anon (1902), Anon (1903).
Douglas Lennard. Anon (1902).
May Luyer.Anon (1903), Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Doris Padbury. Anon (1905). Doris Padbury was probably the Doris Padbury that was a descendent of William Padbury of the WA pioneering Padbury family. "...in January 1897, nephew William married 23 year old Mary Wellman of Guildford. Although there were six children to this marriage [including Doris] there was only one boy". Nairn.
Vera Parsons. Anon (1905).
Queenie Read. Anon (1902).
Dorothy Reid. Anon (1905).
Eileen Reid. Anon (1905).
Constance Reid. Anon (1904).
Minnie Robinson. Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Florrie Savell. Anon (1904).
Thelma Sands. Anon (1902).
E Sampson. Anon (1905).
Dorothy Simpson. Anon (1904), Anon (1905).
Enie Snell. Anon (1904).
Jean Stewart. Anon (1903), Anon (1904).
I. Stott. Anon (1904).
Hilda Terry. Anon (1904).
Frank Ward. Anon (1904).
Lily Welsh. Anon (1905).
Gladys Wilson. Anon (1904).

References:
Anon (1902) Guildford Girls' High School Concert in The Swan Express Thursday December 25 1902.

Anon (1903) Exhibition and Concert - Guildford Girls' High School Concert in The Swan Express Saturday December 26 1902.

Anon (1904) Guildford Girls' High School - Exhibition and Concert in The Swan Express Saturday December 24 1904

Anon (1905) Guildford Girls' High School Concert in The Swan Express Saturday December 23 1905.

Brockman, Joan (1987) He Rode Alone being the adventures of pioneer Julius Brockman Artlook Books

Nairn, John (1985) Walter Padbury: His Life and Times. North Stirling Press, Padbury, WA.

Prize Bookplate (nd).