This is the official website of the Martineau Society which has as its main aim , to collect, preserve, study and publish material relating to the Martineau family of Norwich. Specifically, the Society aims to highlight the principles of freedom of conscience advocated in the nineteenth century by Harriet Martineau and her brother, Dr. James Martineau.
Click here for updated subject index for Martineau Society newsletters 1-41. Thanks to Valerie Sanders for all your hard work in completing the update, and to Alan Middleton and Sophia Hankinson for their work on the first 20 issues.
Annual Conference 2018 – London Venue: Dr Williams’s Library (click here for pic) , 14 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AR http://www.dwl.ac.uk Dates: Tuesday July 24th – Friday July 27th, 2018 Background to conference venue The Library was established by the will of Dr Daniel Williams, the leading London nonconformist minister of his day, who […]
The first article ever on Miss J, who accompanied HM to America 1834–36, appeared in Notes&Queries in September 2018 and was written by G. Peter Winnington (University of Lausanne) – to read, please click here
Please click here for a short article on Harriet Martineau by new member Ellie Smolenaars, which appeared in September, 2018, in the print edition of the Dutch Sociologie Magazine. We hope it is of interest to members of the Society (the Dutch title translates to: ‘A real two-pair-of-eyes-perspective’), if only to show the that fascination with Harriet Martineau’s ideas is […]