Helen Penrose

Helen Penrose


Helen Penrose (HistorySmiths Pty Ltd) is a professional historian, with a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Melbourne, and is a member and past President of the Professional Historians’ Association of Victoria.

She believes strongly in the role professional historians have in collaborating with organisations to tell their stories. Her published books include histories of three hospitals, a large legal firm, and several major independent schools, such as Melbourne Grammar, Caulfield Grammar, Firbank Grammar, The Geelong College and Ivanhoe Grammar. Her histories relating to Hobsons Bay include Spotswood Primary School, Hobsons Bay Toy Library, and the western suburbs during World War Two. She is currently writing a history of Carey Baptist Grammar School.

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All sessions by Helen Penrose

Sea of Dreamers – Homegrown Hobsons Bay authors

19 Jun 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Williamstown Town Hall - Chambers