• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0835

Cook, Jean

  • Occupation Teacher


Jean Cook spent her childhood in Quorn, South Australia. For a time she lived in Perth, Western Australia before returning to South Australia and living in Adelaide. She conducted some of her music studies under Maude Mary Puddy, a teacher of piano. Cook also taught music and was a teacher at Girton Girls’ School (Kensington Park, S. A.). A member of the Lyceum club’s embroidery circle, she also was involved with the English Embroiderers’ Guild. She helped embroider the Coat of Arms for the Law Court in Adelaide.

Published resources

  • Book
    • Greater than their knowing: a glimpse of South Australian women 1836-1986, National Council of Women of South Australia, 1986
  • Resource

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Jean Cook [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Related entries

  • Membership
    • Lyceum Club Adelaide Incorporated (1922 - )