Mary Collier entry: Overview screen.
MC published her georgic poem The Woman's Labour: An Epistle to Mr Stephen Duck
, as 'Mary Collier, now a washer-woman, at Petersfield in Hampshire'.
After 8 September 1761
MC, aged seventy-one, wrote the last datable poem in her volume Poems, on Several Occasions
: "On the Marriage of George the Third
By 20 October 1762
MC died, presumably at Alton
, where she was buried on this date.