Manchester, United Kingdom
Adelaide, South Australia
- Academic and Minister
- Alternative Names
- Jackson, Winifred (maiden name)
Winifred Kiek moved to Adelaide with her family in 1920. She became the first woman to graduate BD from Melbourne College of Divinity in 1923, and began lecturing at Parkin College from 1930. In 1927 she was ordained as a minister of the Congregational Church, making her the first woman to be ordained to the ministry of any church in Australia.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Kiek, Winifred (1884-1975)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090739b.htm.