• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6350

Rivett, Eleanor Harriett (Nell)

(1883 – 1972)
  • Born 27 September, 1883, Dover Tasmania Australia
  • Died 21 May, 1972, Killara New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Missionary


Eleanor (Nell) Rivett worked in girls’ education in India from 1907 to 1947 with the London Missionary Society. She was the secretary of the Bengal Women’s Education League and the Bengal Advisory Board on Women’s Education.

Eleanor was educated at the University of Melbourne and graduated with both a Bachelor and Master of Arts.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Elizabeth Long relating to the Rivett family, circa 1860-1960 [manuscript]

Related entries

  • Sister
    • Rivett, Doris Mary (Mary) (1896 - 1969)
  • Related Organisations
    • Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne (1875 - )