Albany History

A DigitalNZ Story by Jenni Shah

Historic images of Albany, Auckland, focusing on Albany School (now Albany Senior High School) and Lucas Creek

Albany, history, school

Albany School

The original Albany School was built on what is now Albany highway in 1865/66 as Lucas Creek School. It closed when the new, larger Albany Primary School opened in Bass Road. The original school location is now the site of Albany Senior High School.

Albany School buildings.

Auckland Libraries

Bass Road, Albany. Gardening Magazine

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Albany, old school building

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Albany Roads

lucas creek

albany village

Albany tennis courts.

Auckland Libraries

Tug o' war, Albany Show.

Auckland Libraries

Unsworth Heights.

Auckland Libraries