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Waddell, Winifred (1884 - 1972)

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Born: 8 October 1884  Cumberland, England.  Died: 1972.
Winifred Waddell worked with Native Plant Preservation Groups during the 1950s. She was responsible for securing the first Wildflower Sanctuary, at Tallarook, in 1949.

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Educated Royal Holloway College, London (BSc)

1916 - 1940Mathematics Teacher at Melbourne Church of England Girls Grammar School
1941Tutor at Trinity College
1942 - 1945Tutor at the University of Melbourne
1949Started Native Plants Preservation Society
1964Australian Natural History Medallion received from the Field Naturalists' Club
1964Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

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