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Marten Family



Sir Alfred George Marten (1829-1910), QC, judge, Conservative MP in Cambridge, and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, was married to Patricia Marten (fl. 1869-1901). Their children included Sir Alfred Amberson Barrington Marten (1870-1962), who became Chief Justice of Bombay; Sir Clarence Henry Kennet Marten (1872-1948), provost of Eton and historical tutor to Queen Elizabeth II; and Isabel Caroline Patricia Marten (1872-1967). Amberson married Fanny Lois Tarn (b.1874). Other family members featured in the collection are Alfred George Marten's father Robert Giles Marten (1792-1839) and his uncle George Marten (1801-1872), and Alice Francis Ida Marten (b.1878), a missionary in South Africa.

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Marten Family: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7744
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, some early sporting photographs from the 1880s and ephemera of public school and university life from the late nineteenth century.

Dates: 1808-1964 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (