• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0902

Frost, Mary Millicent

(1907 – 1993)
  • Born 1 January, 1907, South Australia Australia
  • Died 31 December, 1993, South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Teacher


Mary Frost attended Miss Carter’s School, East Adelaide School and St Peter’s Girls School. She went to Adelaide University to do English. At the outbreak of World War II Frost was in England teaching at a school in South Devon. She returned to Adelaide after the war, returning in a flying boat. Frost became an English teacher at St Peters where she won two Tennyson medals at the school. Later she became head of the English Department. Frost compiled A History of St Peter’s Girls’ School from 1894-1968, in 1972.

Published resources

  • Book
    • St. Peter's Collegiate Girls' School, 1894-1968 : a history of the Sisters' school in Adelaide during 74 years, Frost, Mary M, 1972
  • Resource

Archival resources

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

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    • Lyceum Club Adelaide Incorporated (1922 - )