Mary Whateley Darwall entry: Overview screen.
Mary Whateley (later MWD) was born at Beoley
, the ninth and youngest child of her parents; seven children survived.
21 June 1759
Mary Whateley (later Darwall) dated her earliest poem to be published: "To my Garden".
May 1760-February 1762 "Liberty"
, by Mary Whateley (later Darwall) appeared in at least five newspapers or magazines.
MWD's daughter Elizabeth published The Storm with Other Poems
, including probably four by her mother.
5 December 1825
MWD died at Walsall
, where she had been living with a son's family.