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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Louisa Wilhelmina Augusta (Louisa) Ludwig

1839/40–1915

German-born governess and schoolmistress. Born in Hamburg. Governess to the Darwin family for periods in 1862, 1864, and 1865. Sister of Camilla Ludwig.

Sources

BMD (Death index)

CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS)

Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/3307/55/1)

Correspondence vol. 10, letter to Camilla Ludwig, 26 August [1862]