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de Lissa, Lillian Daphne (1885 - 1967)

Born
25 October 1885
Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
16 October 1967
Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom
Occupation
Educator

Summary

Lillian de Lissa was the director of the first Adelaide free kindergarten in Franklin Street. In 1917 she became foundation principal of Gipsy Hill College in Surrey. She was also a founder of the Nursery School Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Sources used to compile this entry: Jones, Helen, 'De Lissa, Lillian Daphne (1885-1967)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080294b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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