Women in History – 20 January

Anne Jemima Clough (20 January 1820 – 27 February 1892) was an early English suffragist and a promoter of higher education for women. She was the first principal of Newnham College.

She died at Cambridge on 27 February 1892. Two portraits of Clough are at Newnham College.

Edge Hill University has a hall of residence called Clough in honour of her contribution to higher education and the history of education in Lancashire.