Hewett, Mary Elizabeth Grenside (1857–1892)

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Hewett, Mary Elizabeth Grenside (1857–1892)

New Zealand school principal. Born on May 24, 1857, in Leicestershire, England; died on April 8, 1892, at Napier, New Zealand; dau. of John William Hewett(cleric) and Elizabeth (Grenside) Hewett.

Immigrated to New Zealand (1880s); after briefly holding position of substitute principal at Otago Girls' High School (1883), was appointed principal of Napier Girls' High School (1884).

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 2).