Elizabeth Mary Thorley

1805/6–59

Mother of Catherine and Emily Thorley, governesses to the Darwin family. Friend of the Tollet family. Widowed and residing at 36 Bernard Street, Russell Square, London, in 1851.

Sources: Census returns of England and Wales 1851 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/1507/100/15)England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (Ancestry.com, accessed 2 October 2015) (See the bibliography for full references to sources)