Honor Mary Thwaites

THWAITES, Honor Mary (née Scott Good). b. Young, New South Wales, Australia, 21 September 1914; d. Canberra, 24 November 1993. Born into a Presbyterian family (her father, a family doctor, was an elder of the Presbyterian Church), she became a member of that church as well as working as a Sunday-school teacher. She was educated at the Geelong Church of England Grammar School, and went on to study French and German at the University of Melbourne, graduating with a BA Hons degree. It was while she was a student at Janet Clark Hall that she met her future husband and Rhodes Scholar, Michael Rayner Thwaites; during this time she also came under the life-long influence of the Oxford Group (later...

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