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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.