CLARA MARTINEAU A LIFE DEVOTED TO EDUCATION

CLARA MARTINEAU A LIFE DEVOTED TO EDUCATION Clara Martineau has a famous Birmingham name and was part of a local political dynasty. She had even acted as Lady Mayoress for her uncle, Sir George Kenrick (who was a bachelor) during his term in office as Lord Mayor in 1908 to 1909. With that background, it’s […]

THE PIONEERING DAME ELLEN PINSENT

THE PIONEERING DAME ELLEN PINSENT Dame Ellen Pinsent has a primary school named after her and a meeting room at Birmingham City Council bears her name. As a pioneer, she is very important to the history of this city, in the fields of both special education and politics, so I feel it is important to […]