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Turner, Adelaide Mary (Ada) (1871–1947)

Miss Adelaide Mary Turner

Miss Adelaide Mary Turner

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Daughter of Thomas Bennett Turner, Esq., of Davington Priory, Faversham, Kent. Grand-daughter of the late Robert Turner, Warden of the Cinque Ports.

Born, Melbourne.

Educated at Parkville College, Melbourne. In 1908 became Principal of the Warwick Girls’ School, East Malvern, having prior to this helped Miss Gregory in the building up of the school, which was founded in 1895. This college specialises in open air schoolrooms, and was one of the first to pioneer this movement. Pupils, numbering about two hundred, are taken from Kindergarten to Leaving Honours. Exceptional care is given to the health and moulding of character of the girls, and the culture of their honour and integrity.

ADDRESS. “Warwick,” Finch Street, East Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria.

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'Turner, Adelaide Mary (Ada) (1871–1947)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/turner-adelaide-mary-ada-18805/text30460, accessed 19 October 2021.

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Miss Adelaide Mary Turner

Miss Adelaide Mary Turner

Jack Cato