Died: 30/10/1967Special Achievements:
1917 - First female Inspector of Schools (Lower Grades).
1957 - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil), “Mother's Clubs in South Australia.”
1918 - Founded Education Departments Correspondence lessons for outback and isolated children.
Image - Lydia Longmore
Lydia Longmore the first woman Inspector of South Australian schools between 1922 and 1934; she formed the Infant Mistresses Club and was influential in the teaching of young children before retiring in 1934. ca.1950
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