HerStory

Blanche McNAMARA

Born: 1859

Died: 1900

Special Achievements:

1897-1900 - Blanche McNamara was the pioneering first woman school inspector in South Australia and also the first in Australia.  She was appointed specifically to pay attention to the girls' departments.


Resources

  • Image - Blanche McNamara

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, State Library of South Australia.


  • References

    The late Miss BLANCHE McNAMARA.  First Lady Inspector of State Schools.  The Sydney Morning Herald.  April 28, 1900:3.