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date: 17 February 2020

Martyn, Edith Howlocked

  • Hilary Frances


Martyn, Edith How (1875–1954), suffragist and advocate of birth control, was born on 17 June 1875 at Bexley Road, Lessness Heath, Erith, Kent, the daughter of Edwin How, grocer, and his wife, Anne Darley. She was educated at The Hall, Cheltenham, and North London Collegiate School for Girls...

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