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Graduate Detail

Married Name:
Maiden Name:Ainsworth
First Names:Emma Florence
Date of Birth:1867
Date of death:1941
Secondary School Note:Nelson Girls'
Dux of School:
Scholarship Awarded:Yes
Scholarship Date:1887
Scholarship Place:6
Years at University:
Age at Marriage:
Number of Children:
Community:
Notes:Teaching for the Nelson Education Board whilst studying at Canterbury College as an extra mural student;primary tchg- Takaka 1901; Reefton HS 1904-11; 1918 Takaka HS (ER-Cant.College)

School

Initial Name School Type Principals Secondary Name Merged With Address Established Website Notes Unconfirmed
Nelson College for Girls state Kate Edger M.A. (Canterbury) 1883-1890
Beatrice Gibson M.A.(Canterbury)  1890-1900
Alethea Tendall M.A. (Canterbury) 1900-1905
Margaret Lorimer MA. (Canterbury)  1906-1926
Nelson 1883 Boarding facilities Yes

Degree

Enrolment Date Degree University Part Time Student Graduation Year Graduation Age Destination Notes
BA Canterbury Yes 1891 teaching -primary

Teaching

Teachers College Primary School District High Secondary School Deputy Principal Principal Community/Interests/Other Teaching After Children Total Years Teaching
Yes Yes Yes 21

Jobs

Start Date Finish Date School School Notes Position Grading Salary Career Profile Destination
1890 1892 Upper Motupiko (Korere) solecharge 2
1892 1892 Christchurch Girls' High School Christchurch Girls asst 1
1901 1901 Anatoki Primary solecharge B3 49.00 1
1902 1903 Sherry Primary sole charge B2 80.30 1903
1904 1906 Reefton DHS Reefton DHS asst B2 175.00 3
1907 Takaka DHS B2 (1918-220.00) 11

References

References
University of New Zealand, 1905/6:188
New Zealand Schoolmaster:1902:119
Canterbury Calendar, Electoral Roll 1892-1918
Peddie,1977,207;
AJHR 1902 e-1:40; AJHR 1903 e-1; AJHR 1906 e-12:35; 1908, e-12:11; 1919e-6:33;
New Zealand Gazette 1900:1263;
Tapawera Schools Cenetennial,1981,p.23
NZBDMRegister.