Commissioner: Philip Meadows Martineau

Born in 1752, Philip Meadows Martineau was a member of a notable Norwich family of Huguenot descent and was an active member of the French community in Norwich.

About Philip Meadows Martineau

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Find what the history detectives found out Philip Meadows Martineau

Minutes from the Norfolk and Norwich hospital

View minutes from a meeting in 1817 listing Philip Meadows Martineau as one of surgeons on the board of governors attending

Norwich to Lowestoft Navigation scheme

View documents from the scheme which enabled the history detectives to trace the location of property owned by Martineau

Norwich history detectives on flickr

Find out how the Norwich history detectives followed the trail of 5 commissioners named on the Land Tax Roll of 1821.

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