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Wigan, Margaret Louise (1876 - 1970)

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Ornithologist and Matron
Born: 11 October 1876  Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 7 August 1970.
Margaret Louise Wigan, a school matron, was the first woman president of any natural history club in Australia.

Career Highlights
Moved to Victoria 1916. Matron, Ballarat Grammar School for eight years, and for lesser periods at Church of England Girls' Grammar Schools at Korowa, Ivanhoe and South Yarra (Merton Hall). President, Bird Observers Club 1932-34 (the first woman president of any natural history club in Australia) and later Honorary Life Member.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 20 April 2001
Modified: 13 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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