28 July 1866
BP was born at a large house in Bolton Gardens
; after it was destroyed by bombs during the Second World War she called her birthplace "unloved".
16 December 1901
In the same year that BP sent her final picture letter to one of the Moore children, she published the first of those letters in a private edition, calling it The Tale of Peter Rabbit
BP's first and most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit
, already privately printed, had its first regular edition from the publishing firm of Frederick Warne
22 December 1943
BP died, leaving the National Trust
Hill Top Farm and 5,000 acres of farmland which became the basis of the Trust's Lake District holdings.