Constance Maynard’s ‘Green Book’ diaries and unpublished autobiography have been digitised, making them available to view online for the first time.
Maynard’s personal writings cover over 40 years of her life. They detail her devout faith and her close friendships, research, teaching and role in the formation and early years of Westfield College.
Key events in the life of Constance Maynard
|1872-1875||Studied at Hitchin College (Girton College)|
|1876||Taught at Cheltenham Ladies College|
|1877-1880||Helped establish St Leonard’s School, St Andrews|
|1880||Moved to London and took classes at the Slade School of Art|
|1882||Became involved in plans for a Christian Women’s College|
|Oct 1882||First term of the Ladies College at Westfield, Hampstead|
|1888||Adopted a child, Stephanë Anthon, ‘Effie'|
|1913||Retired from Westfield College|
|1919||Death of Effie|
|1928||Awarded a Masters degree from University of Cambridge|