Martin Daunton

Martin James Daunton
Born Martin James Daunton
(1949-02-07) 7 February 1949
Cardiff Wales
Nationality British
Occupation Academic and economic historian

Martin James Daunton, FBA, FRHistS (born 14 February 1949) is a British academic and historian. He was Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge between 2004 and 2014.[1][2]

Daunton is the son of Ronald James Daunton and Dorothy née Bellett. He was educated at Barry Grammar School before going to the University of Nottingham where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. He studied further at the University of Kent PhD 1974 and received the degree of LittD from the University of Cambridge in 2005.

In 1984, he married Claire Gobbi.

Select bibliography


  1. "Interview with Professor Martin Daunton - Making History". 2008-05-19. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  2. Daunton, Martin. "Master Martin Daunton". Trinity Hall. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Peter Clarke
Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Revd Jeremy Morris
Preceded by
Janet Nelson
President of the Royal Historical Society
Succeeded by
Colin Jones

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