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Longmore, Lydia (1874 - 1967)

OBE

Born
15 July 1874
Little Chilton Colliery, Durham, England
Died
30 October 1967
Occupation
Teacher

Summary

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.

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National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • Biographical cuttings on Lydia Longmore, educationalist; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Letter to Miss Lydia Longmore, 1917, D 7495(L); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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