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: CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS) Correspondence vol. 10, letter to Camilla Ludwig, 26 August [1862]Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/3307/55/1) BMD. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)