skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Camilla Frederike Antonie (Camilla) Ludwig (1837–1874)
Camilla Frederike Antonie (Camilla) Pattrick (1874–1912)


German-born governess. Daughter of Richard Ludwig, accountant, of Hamburg. Governess to the Darwin family, 1860–3. Translated German works for CD. Married Reginald Saint Pattrick, vicar of Sellinge, Kent (Alum. Oxon.), in 1874.


CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS)

Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG11/1013/76/12)

letter from R. S. Pattrick, 19 October 1881

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (, accessed 1 February 2016)

Surrey, England, Church of England marriages, 1754–1937 (, accessed 3 October 2018)