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Women and Higher Education in New Zealand before 1945

Graduate Detail

Married Name:
Maiden Name:Aitken
First Names:Janet Winifred
Date of Birth:
Date of death:
Secondary School Note:Otago Girls'
Dux of School:Yes
Scholarship Awarded:Yes
Scholarship Date:1911
Scholarship Place:
Years at University:
Age at Marriage:
Number of Children:
Community:Port Chalmers 1911


Initial Name School Type Principals Secondary Name Merged With Address Established Website Notes Unconfirmed
Otago Girls' High School state (Mrs) Margaret Burn 1871-1884
Mr Alexander Wilson M.A. (Aberdeen) 1884-1895
Maria Marchant M.A. (Otago) 1895- 1911
Flora Allan MA (Otago) 1912-1921
Dunedin 1871 Yes


Enrolment Date Degree University Part Time Student Graduation Year Graduation Age Destination Notes
MA (1st) (English,Latin) Otago 1915 teaching


Teachers College Primary School District High Secondary School Deputy Principal Principal Community/Interests/Other Teaching After Children Total Years Teaching
Yes Yes 5


Start Date Finish Date School School Notes Position Grading Salary Career Profile Destination
1916 1916 Southland Girls' High School Southland Girls asst $0.00 1
1917 1917 Motueka DHS Motueka DHS asst 1918; $207.00 1
1918 1920 Tapanui DHS Tapanui DHS asst D:72 (305.00); (1920) 340.00 3


Otago Girls' High School (1921)109
AJHR 1917 vol 1:20; AJHR 1918 e-6:37
AJHR 1920 e-6:30
University of NZ,1948:5