1873 – She was born in Chard, Somerset, on the 17th of March the eleventh child of Anne Taylor and William Bondfield.
1887 – She began an apprenticeship at the age of 14 in a draper’s shop in Brighton.
1894 – She moved to London and was elected to the Shop Assistants’ Union district council.
1896 – The Women’s Industrial Council commissioned her to investigate the pay and conditions of shop workers.
1898 – She was elected assistant secretary of the Shop Assistants’ Union.
1899 – She is the only female delegate to Trades Union Congress.
1908 – She became secretary of the Women’s Labour League.
1923 – She was President of the Trades Union Congress General Council.
– Bondfield was elected Labour Member of Parliament for Northampton.
1929 – She was appointed Minister of Labour by Ramsay MacDonald on 8th of June (1st female British cabinet member).
1931 – She was defeated in the general election.
1939-1945 – Bondfield was chair of the Women’s Group on Public Welfare.
1949 – She wrote autobiography "A Life’s Work".
1953 – Margaret Grace Bondfield died on the 16th of June.