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Mary Sherwood
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Born in Stanford, Worcestershire
Born on 7th of May 1775
Died on 22nd of September 1851

Born 1775. Died 1851 - English children's writer.

Lived in India from 1805 to 1816. Adapted The Pilgrimís Progress for Indian readers. Her writings included Little Henry and his Bearer (1815) and the History of the Fairchild Family (1818-47).

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