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150 years: Ashby Common School

Learn about the history of Ashby Common School, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

1-7 Waratah Street, Geelong West, 3218
Opened: 24 July 1855
Closed: 31 December 1874
Primary school
School number: 18
Other names: Ashby School

Can you help us find records for this school?

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) only holds historical correspondence records for this closed school. If you have any, or if you know of any, please let us know by emailing

Reviewed 19 May 2022


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