Lucy Kerley was a research scientist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Melbourne 1953-1969. She was appointed MBE - Member of The Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 1 January 1974 for her work with the National Gallery Art School.
Lucy Kerley graduated B.Sc. in 1934 and received a Diploma in Analytical Chemistry in 1935. A part-time Demonstrator in the Chemistry Department from March 1937, she became Assistant Lecturer in 1957. She retired on 31 December 1973 and commenced researching the history of the National Gallery School where she had been a student for a time and edited its student paper. She gathered the records of the National Gallery School and, along with her notes and ephemera, left them with the Library of the Victorian College of the Arts, the successor to the NGS.
Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 28 September 1944 p 14 Family Notices
... ^'Pirie— a daughter (Frances) i Both well CHAPMAN. — On Sept. 23, at the Clare and District Hospital, to ... Lucy, wife of Reginald— a- daughter (Lorraine Dawn). Thanking Dr. Hunter and Sister Kelly. GEEKIE.—On ...
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 27 September 1941 p 1 Family Notices
... and the Into Mr. A. Rimington. of Hartington-strctt. Elsternalck. 17 VANS — MURRAY.— Frances Laura ... her residence. M08 Athol-strect, Mooncc Ponds, Hilda Frances., dearly - loved wife of Robert EU ...