Mary Carpenter entry: Overview screen.
6 April 1845
MC's first published volume appeared anonymously: an ecumenical or inter-denominational "little book of devotion" entitled Morning and Evening Meditations for every day in a Month
MC (as 'a Worker') published a volume entitled Ragged Schools: Their Principles and Modes of Operation
at the insistence of Joseph Fletcher, an inspector with the national school inspection system, after he had read the original series of papers in The Inquirer: the Unitarian and Free Christian Paper
6 June 1877
MC spoke on "Religious Aspects of India
" in a little chapel in Kingswood
to an audience mostly composed of working people. Her talk lasted more than an hour.
Night of 14-15 June 1877
MC died in her sleep at home at Red Lodge
at the age of seventy, having been well and active the day before.