Ellen Alma MARTEL

Also known as: née Charleston, Nellie

Born: 30 September 1855

Died: 11 August 1940

Special Achievements:

1903 -First woman along with Vida Goldstein, Mary Ann Moore-Bentley and Selina Anderson , in Australia and British Empire, to stand for National Parliament (unsuccessful).

Additional Information:

Involved in the suffrage and political movements in both Australia and England.


  • Image - Ellen Alma Martel, 3 April 1902 /​ Creelman.

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