Story: Fairbairn, Eileen

Eileen Fairbairn, about 1915

Eileen Fairbairn, about 1915

Eileen Fairbairn initially did not draw a salary for her teaching work, to appease her father, who did not approve of her career. A keen tramper, she travelled extensively and taught at a variety of Christchurch schools.

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Barbara A. Peddie. 'Fairbairn, Eileen', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)