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Women Australia is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.

It consists of entries on women published in the NCB's websites, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and Labour Australia as well as biographical register entries.

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Margaret Craig Wannan (1876–1940)

Margaret Craig Wannan

Widow of the late A. C. Wannan, C. C. E.; author of many well-known books, including “Marine Engineers’ Guide and Pocket Book”; for many years the engineers of Southhampton honoured the anniversary of his death by giving a free day’s outing to about 100 children—it was known as “Wannan’s Day.” Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gilmour, land owners near St. Arnaud, where, at the request of the Bishop, a porch has been erected to their memory. Niece to Dr. and Lieut-Colonel...

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