Madame’s Pioneers: Mary Hankinson

s album)Mary Hankinson (1898)

Mary Hankinson entered Madame Bergman Österberg’s College in 1896 as a mature student.

She was a founder member of the organisation which became known as The Ling Association.  Mary was instrumental in the development of the game of netball and was also a founding member of the All England Women’s Netball Association in 1926.

In 1913 Mary was made President of the Gymnastics Teachers’ Suffrage Society.