Jenny was born in 1944 in Bexleyheath, Kent and died in 2014.
She attended Prendergast Grammar School in Catford before gaining a BSc and PhD from the University of London.
She worked in medical research for a few years before teaching in Higher Education, more specifically in the area of human anatomy. Jenny was a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leicester and a visiting lecturer at the School of Speech and Language Therapy, De Montfort University, Leicester from 1974–2004. From 1989–2000 she held a joint appointment as Lecturer at the School of Archaeological Studies at the University of Leicester.
Jenny has published various papers and articles in her professional field and has a number of hymns on the Jubilate web-site and two in ‘Worship Live.’
She was a member of Abbots Road URC, Leicester, where she sang in the choir.