Elsie Haselgrove, who grew up in Glenelg, a suburb of Adelaide in South Australia, was educated at Hadleigh College and St Peter's Girl's School, before attending Adelaide University. There she studied geology under Douglas Mawson, english with Professor Strang, anatomy with Professor Wood Jones and gained her diploma in 1926. She also played with the inter-varsity hockey team and joined the Adelaide Lyceum Club. Following her marriage, she moved to Renmark, South Australia where her husband worked for Angove Winery and later Mildara Wines. Haselgrove became involved in community work in the Renmark area, becoming president of the Guides' Association. She later moved to Adelaide for her children's schooling. Here she was not only involved with the South Australian Hockey Association, but became Divisional Commissioner in the Guides.
Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
Interview with Elsie Haselgrove [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Series: State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History
Elsie Haselgrove talks about her childhood in Glenelg, her family, Kangaroo Island, Proclamation Day and the Glenelg jetty, schooling at Hadleigh College and St Peter's Girls School, studying at Adelaide University, father's death, the Depression, joining the Lyceum Club, inter-varsity hockey team, studying Geology under Douglas Mawson, English with Professor Strang and Anatomy with Professor Wood Jones, gained her diploma in 1926, married and moved to Renmark, five children, became president of the Guides' Association, Renmark community, husband's move from Angove Winery to Mildara Wines, moving to Adelaide for children's schooling, became Divisional Commissioner in the Guides, buying the Guides own property in Gawler Place, involvement in the South Australian Hockey Association, and the Lyceum Club
News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Tuesday 23 November 1926 p 7 Article
... iWoman'sa ~sWorld 1=. MARRIED TODAY Mr. Haselgrove and Miss Wigan * At St. Augustiine's Church ... , Unley, the wedding was celebrated this afterhoon b5 the Rev. E. II. Fernie of Elsie. daughter of Mrs ...
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The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 25 November 1926 p 15 Article
... celebrated on- Tuesday afternoon, November -23, at St . Augusline's, Unley, when Elsie, only daughter of the ... . and Mrs. Frank Hasalgrove.i;Mr. and Mrs. Guy Haselgrove, Mr. and Mts.jAIah Haselgrove.. Misses E. and ...
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The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Monday 9 January 1939 p 10 Family Notices
... . or Ras? Park. STARK —DAYMAN. —The engagement is an nounced of Elsie M., fourth daughter of Mr. and ... Haselgrove. Renmark. "Cheerio" Mrs. woodley. Senr_ Gorge road Campbelltown. ??Cheerio" Daisy Rueslger. ...