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Marchant, Maria Élise Allman (1869–1919)

Marchant, Maria Élise Allman (1869–1919)

New Zealand school principal. Born Oct 28, 1869, at Wellington, New Zealand; died Nov 15, 1919, at Invercargill, New Zealand; dau. of John William Allman Marchant (surveyor) and Maria Élise (Wright) Marchant; Canterbury College, BA, 1892, MA, 1894.

Served as principal of Otago Girls' High School (1895–1911) and superintendent of Anglican Children's Home, Ponsonby (1914–15); served as founding headmistress of Church School for Girls (later St Mary's Diocesan School), Stratford (1915–17); established Bishopscourt hostel for women students, Christchurch (1917–18); helped found St John's Girls' School, Invercargill (1918–19).

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 3).

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