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Isabelle Elizabeth MERRY

Also known as: Belle

Born: 22/02/1907

Died: 16/05/2000

Special Achievements:

1937 - First woman ordained in Victoria of any denomination.
Became first full time chaplin to Queen Victoria Hospital, which was the first time a full-time chaplin was appointed to a major hospital in Australia.
1932 - First woman accepted to the Theological School of the Congregational College of Victoria.
1976 - Awarded the Order of the British Empire for her chaplaincy work.


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