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Dorothea Cecily Tucker (1883–1947)



Miss Dorothea Tucker, former headmistress of Clyde girls' school, Woodend, died in a private hospital in Melbourne on Tuesday after a long illness. She graduated at Otago University College, Dunedin (NZ), where she took an arts degree and gained diplomas of education and home science. Later she was headmistress at Woodford House girls' school, Hawkes Bay (NZ). Joining the staff at Clyde in 1921, Miss Tucker became headmistress in 1922, but retired in 1935 because of ill-health.

The funeral, which was private, took place at Melbourne General Cemetery on Wednesday.

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'Tucker, Dorothea Cecily (1883–1947)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 26 July 2024.

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