• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0089

Longmore, Lydia

(1874 – 1967)
  • Born 15 July, 1874, Little Chilton Colliery, Durham England
  • Died 30 October, 1967
  • Occupation Teacher


Lydia Longmore was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) on 1 January 1957 with the citation ‘Mother’s Clubs in South Australia’. She was best known for her specialised teaching for infants.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Letter to Miss Lydia Longmore
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Lydia Longmore, educationalist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

Related entries

  • Membership
    • National Council of Women of Australia (1931 - )