Fellows of Senate
Mary Differs Kidd
Mary Differs Kidd was a Fellow appointed by the Governor of NSW from 1929 to 1934.
Fellow of Senate 1929 - 1934
Beginning as a pupil teacher at Stanmore in August 1889, Miss Kidd gained a full scholarship to the old Hurlstone Training College, where she qualified for the highest available certificate. After service in metropolitan schools, she was appointed in turn to the Lismore, Lambton and Burke Ward schools, and became mistress at Kurri Kurri, Wickham, and Paramatta. She was promoted Inspector in 1923, and Staff Inspector of Domestic Science Schools in 1925.
She retired from the Education Department in 1939 after 50 years public service.
From 'The Sydney Morning Herald', May 1939