Miss Jane Martineau

Gender: Female

Marital Status: Single

Born: 1812

Died: 1882

Place of birth: London, Middlesex, England

Education: Miss Byerley's School, Stratford-upon-Avon, and ladies college, London

Occupation: Secretary and administrator

1866 Petition: Yes

Petition Area: 21 Taviton Street, London, Middlesex, England


Other sources: https://www.parliament.uk/1866

Further Information:

Family information: Father, John Martineau, was a sugar refiner.

Other Suffrage Activities: Jane studied astronomy, drawing, mathematics and political economy. She later took book-keeping classes to maintain the family finances. This led her to work, via her friend and founder Elisabeth Jesser Reid, at Bedford College, where she was appointed as honorary secretary in 1855. She also became a trustee of the college.

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