Birmingham City Council

Martineau family blue plaque

This blue plaque is located just inside the main entrance of the Council House, on the left-side wall as you enter.

The wording, all in capitals, is:

The Birmingham Civic Society

Robert Martineau (1798 - 1870)
Mayor of Birmingham 1846 - 1847

Thomas Martineau (1828 - 1893)
Mayor of Birmingham 1884 - 1887

Ernest Martineau (1861 - 1952)
Lord Mayor of Birmingham 1912 - 1914

Wilfrid Martineau (1990 - 1964)
Lord Mayor of Birmingham 1940 - 1941

Denis Martineau (1920 - 1999)
Lord Mayor of Birmingham 1986 - 1987

Five successive generations,
father to son,
of the same family.

2008