21 August 1844
Edith Jemima Simcox was born; she was the only daughter in her family, and the youngest of three children.
10 May 1876
EJS began writing what she calls her autobiography although its form is that of a secret diary, intending it as a record of her constancy to George Eliot
EJS's last known writing appeared: an article entitled "The Native Australian Family" in the Nineteenth Century
, which attempts to dispel fallacies and misinformations about Australians and their marital practices.