Barr, Miss Janet Rhoda Biography 1971

BARR, Miss Janet Rhoda
OBE [Officer of the Order of the British Empire] (1939)
Born: Oamaru, 1880, daughter of John Haddin Barr
Education: Waitaki Girls’ High School, Otago University; MA [Master of Arts]; assistant Southland Girls’ High School 1903; head teacher Melmerly Girls’ School, Auckland, 1905; senior mistress Dannevirke High School 1907; English mistress Pension Grau, Avenches, Switzerland, 1911; do [English mistress] Gisborne High School 1913; headmistress New Plymouth Girls’ High School 1916; Iona 1921; Timaru Girls’ High School 1924-38; Justice of the Peace 1947
Publications: Within Sound of the Bell
Private address: Haddin Cottage, Oamaru

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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