- 15 July 1874
Little Chilton Colliery, Durham, England
- 30 October 1967
Lydia Longmore was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) on 1 January 1957 with the citation 'Mother's Clubs in South Australia'. She was best known for her specialised teaching for infants.
Sources used to compile this entry: Kwan, Elizabeth, 'Longmore, Lydia (1874-1967), infant-teacher', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100132b.htm.