• Entry type: Research Collection
  • Entry ID: AWE4768

Headmistresses, The Australian Women’s Register

(1850 – )
  • Occupation ANZSRC


The Australian Women’s Register has compiled information about influential headmistresses in Australian since 1850. In 2012, a list of 32 women is available for browsing. Information about their activities beyond employment is also available in some instances.

Users can access the information from browse lists accessible via the home page of the Australian Women’s Register, or through structured searches, also accessible via the home page. Users should use the word ‘headmistress’ to guide their searches.