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Mary Anne Matthews (1821–1841)
Mary Anne Ruck (1841–1905)


Née Matthews; married Lawrence Ruck in 1841. Lived at Pantlludw, near Machynlleth, Wales. Mother of Amy Richenda Ruck, who married Francis Darwin in 1874.


BMD (Death index, Marriage index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1861 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG9/15/12/28)

Darwin pedigree

ODNB s.v. Ruck, Amy Roberta


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Darwin pedigree: Pedigree of the family of Darwin. Compiled by H. Farnham Burke. N.p.: privately printed. 1888. [Reprinted in facsimile in Darwin pedigrees, by Richard Broke Freeman. London: printed for the author. 1984.]

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.