|Mary Leed, 1922|
|Mary Leed, The Argus 18 June 1922|
The LCM exams started in London 1887 and were very popular in Australia. Students studied musical performance and theory and examinations were held twice a year.
|Advertisement for London College of Music, The Advocate 26 May 1921|
A generation later Mary's daughter, Shirley Alford, was awarded a Licentiate of the London College of Music, an LLCM, for piano. That award is equivalent to a final-year university module. She taught piano for many years and played the organ at church. She also supported local Eisteddfod sompetitions.
|Shirley Alford, LLCM c1947|