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Cliffe, Anna Maria

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Occupation
Prison matron

Summary

Anna Maria Cliffe was appointed as Female Warder of Adelaide Gaol in December 1877. In 1885 she was promoted to Matron, retiring in 1919. She was awarded the Imperial Service Medal in recognition of 'long, faithful and meritorious service, extending over a period of forty-one years' at the Adelaide Gaol, 28 May 1920.

Sources used to compile this entry: Honours - New Year, 1920, 1919 - 1920, Series A2923; Control Symbol H25; Item Barcode 232205; National Archives of Australia, Canberra Office.

Archival resources

National Archives of Australia, Canberra Office

Ailie Smith

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