Lady Mary Walker entry: Overview screen.
8 May 1736
Lady Mary Leslie (later LMW) was born at Melville House
; she was the youngest daughter out of seven children.
By March 1776
Calling herself 'a Lady', LMW published her first identified novel, Letters from the Duchess de Crui and Others
By April 1778
LMW published her best-known work, Munster Village, A Novel
, a utopian, part-epistolary, didactic work.
LM, as 'Lady Mary Hamilton', published the novel in French with which Charles Nodier
had been assisting her: La famille du duc de Popoli
About February 1821
Lady Mary Hamilton (formerly LMW) died at Exeter
. Her will was proved in July 1822.