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Darwin Correspondence Project

Mary Congreve


Shrewsbury friend of the Darwin family. Daughter of Thomas and Ann Catharine Congreve of Baswich or Berkswich, Staffordshire. Left Robert Waring Darwin ten guineas to buy a ring ‘as a trifling remembrance of many kindnesses he has shown myself and sisters’.


England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (, accessed 28 September 2015)

Prerogative Court of Canterbury will registers (The National Archives: Public Record Office PROB 11/1672/409)