Launceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania

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Launceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania

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  • DV Gunn Archives


  • Educational

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Dirección (calle)

36 Button Street, Mowbray Heights
Postal address: PO Box 136, Mowbray Heights 7248





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03 6336 6000


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Founded in 1846, Launceston Church Grammar School (Launceston Grammar) is an Anglican co-educational independent school catering for Early Learning through to Grade 12. The Boarding House can host up to 80 students from Grades 5 to 12.

Launceston Grammar amalgamated with Nathan's Launceston High School in 1913 and Broadland House Church of England Girls' Grammar School (BHS) in 1982.

As the longest continuously operating independent school in Australia, Launceston Grammar has buildings and property of heritage value. The DV Gunn Archives is the custodian of significant memorabilia - items that resonate with school and individual identity, and history.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Launceston Grammar is located in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. There are two Campuses and two sports grounds. Broadland Park playing field is the site of a colonial cemetery where many people are buried, including four First Fleeters.

The School is closely affiliated with the Old Launcestonians’ Association (OLA) and the Broadland House Old Girls’ Association (BHOGA).

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Estructura administrativa

The DV Gunn Archives is administered by the Director of the Community Engagement Team, and has a part-time Archives Curator.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección


The Heritage Listed War Memorial Chapel located at the Senior Campus is a significant building of value to the whole community. The building features striking stained glass and the narthex holds honour boards listing the names of Old Boys and Girls who have served Australia in many conflicts.

Broadland House is a Heritage Listed Georgian town house of rare rammed earth construction, and is now the administration block of the Junior Campus.


Records include photographs, memorabilia, publications, private papers of Launceston Church Grammar School, its staff, students, structure and community.
Quantity: 100m.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

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Horario de apertura

Open during term time, Tuesday to Thursday.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Access to the Archives is by appointment only, with at least one week’s notice, stating the purpose of research. Access to records not normally available to the public requires authorisation from the School Board of Management or Headmaster.


Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

General reference assistance available.

Servicios de reproducción

Copying services available for books, journals and papers.

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Área de control

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Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised 12 May 2018




Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Educación (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

36 Button Street, Mowbray Heights Postal address: PO Box 136, Mowbray Heights 7248
Launceston, Tasmania 7248