• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3761

Webster, Eliza Martha

(1839 – 1915)
  • Born 1 January, 1839, London England
  • Died 11 August, 1915, St Kilda Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Preacher, Suffragist


Martha Webster came to Australia to assist her brother, Henry Gyles Turner, in his role as a leading member of the Melbourne Unitarian Church. She was herself elected a regular minister in October 1873. In May 1884, Webster was present at the meeting which resolved to form the Victorian Women’s Suffrage Society, and she became active in the Australian Women’s Suffrage Society in later years.

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