1831 – Dorothea Beale was born in London.
1847 – Dorothea was sent to a school in Paris for a year.
1848 – Studied at Queen’s College.
Finished her studies they appointed her as their first woman mathematics tutor.
1856 – Head Teacher at Casterton School.
– Became a popular book with teachers and helped her to be appointed as Head Teacher of Cheltenham
1865 – Joined with Emily Davies and Elizabeth Garrett and eight other women to form a discussion group called the Kensington Society.
1867 – Drafted a petition asking Parliament to grant women the vote.
1892 – Beale purchased Cowley House in Oxford for £5,000.
1893 – Opened as St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.
1897 – St. Hilda’s was accepted by the Association for Promoting the Higher Education of Women as a high standard College for Women.
1898 – Wrote several books about education including Work and Play in Girls’ Schools.
1906 – Dorothea Beale continued as the principal of Cheltenham Ladies College until her death.