Margaret Bondfield

Margaret Bondfield, 1873-1953

Lived at: 8 Denman Drive (census 1911; street directory 1913/15)

Profession: Politician

Professional work:

  • Trade Union leader and campaigner for women's rights. 
  • In the 1920s she was to become the first female Chair of the General Council of the TUC.
  • She and two others were the first female Labour MPs to enter Parliament at the election of December 1923.
  • In 1929 became first female cabinet minister and privy councillor, serving as (Minister of Labour).


Margaret Bondfield
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