• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0281

Cliffe, Anna Maria

  • Occupation Prison matron


Anna Maria Cliffe was appointed as Female Warder of Adelaide Gaol in December 1877. In 1885 she was promoted to Matron, retiring in 1919. She was awarded the Imperial Service Medal in recognition of ‘long, faithful and meritorious service, extending over a period of forty-one years’ at the Adelaide Gaol, 28 May 1920.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • Honours - New Year, 1920