Margaret Emily Shore entry: Overview screen.
5 July 1831
Eleven-year-old MES began her adolescent diary; it extended to twelve octavo volumes by the time of her final entry on 24 July 1839, two weeks before her death.
7 July 1839
MES died of tuberculosis at the age of nineteen, the year after her family moved from England to the island of Madeira
in an attempt to improve her health.