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Adelaide Mary (Ada) Turner (1871–1947)

Miss A. M. Turner

Miss Adelaide Mary (Ada) Turner, who died at Kalorama last Wednesday, was widely known in educational circles. She founded Warwick Girls' School Malvern more than 30 years ago and remained its principal until her retirement owing to ill-health in 1941. She was a pioneer in many aspects of educational reform and Warwick was the first school in Mel- bourne to introduce open-air classrooms.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


22 January, 1947 (aged ~ 76)