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Emily Adderley (1866–1945)

Miss Emily Adderley, who was well known as principal and head mistress of Adwalton Boys' School, died yesterday at her home, Adwalton, 218 Wattletree rd, Malvern. Miss Adderley established the school more than 30 years ago; and was actively interested in its organisation until ill-health compelled her to close the school in 1943. Adwalton prepared boys for public schools, and many old boys fill notable places in the community today. Miss Adderley's family had been identified with education in Victoria for many years. After the death of her father, who had been engineer for the construction of the Melbourne-Bendigo railway, her mother opened the Park Place Ladies' School in South Yarra. Miss Adderley was a member of the Lyceum Club and Metropolitan Golf Club. A short service will be held at Miss Adderley's home at 2pm to- morrow, after which the funeral will leave for Springvale Crematorium. Arrangements are by Drayton and Garson, of Malvern. It is expected that a representative gathering of old boys of Adwalton will attend the funeral.

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14 December, 1866
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


13 June, 1945 (aged 78)
Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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