Margaret Ella BURTON
Also known as: née Hayden
Born: 2 March 1931
Died: 17 February 2020Special Achievements: Additional Information:
Pioneer of South Australia. An arts and crafts teacher, carrying on family arts and crafts traditions. Taught in England and Canada, where she opened a school for Eskimo children who had no schooling.
First woman to stand for Mitcham Council, South Australia.
Keen photographer, film maker, and non-commercial video producer. Appeared in the film When the War Came to Australia.
Image - Margaret Burton
Cropped from the photo archived at the State Library of South Australia, B 71859/73. Summary: Sharon Cruise and Margaret Burton talking beside the fountain in Victoria Square as part of the Sorry Day observance. This comes from 'City People B': a collection of photographs of people associated with the City of Adelaide whose surnames start with 'B'. Dates/Publication details: 26 May 1998 Photographer: Messenger Press Collections: Part of Messenger Press Collection and Part of City People B
State Library of South Australia