Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Higgins, Katherine (?–1944)

The death occurred in Melbourne recently of Mrs. Katherine Higgins, widow of the late Mr John Higgins, and mother of Mrs Nettie Palmer and Mr Esmonde Higgins, Workers' Educational Association lecturer at Newcastle, NSW. Mrs Higgins was one of the founders of Carlton Free Kindergarten, of which she was treasurer for many years. She was assisted in this work by her husband, a well-known Melbourne accountant.

Original publication

Citation details

'Higgins, Katherine (?–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 January 2020.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2020

Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • McDonald, Katherine

29 September 1944
Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Key Organisations