HerStory

Margaret TART

Also known as: née Scarlett

Born: 28 August 1865

Died: 27 July 1916

Special Achievements:

1888 - First European woman to travel up the Sun-Ning River from Canton, China (visiting husband's mother).  Margaret was an Australian school teacher married to a Chinese tea merchant from Sydney.


Resources

  • Image - Margaret Tart

    Margaret Tart (nee Scarlett) ca. 1870-1910

    Photo used with permission of the State Library of New South Wales; now out of copyright.


  • References

    Hope, Deborah.  A date with our forgotten heroines.  newspaper unknown.  January 10, 1984:7.