|Birth Day||December 25, 1771|
|Age||248 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 25, 1855 (age 83)|
She and her siblings were destitute after their mother's death; they often had to beg friends for clothes.
She never desired fame for her writing, never married, and lived the last decades of her life as an invalid.
Her mother died when she was young, and she lived for a time with Elizabeth Threlkeld, her aunt. Later, she was reunited with her beloved brother william.
She wrote about author Samuel Taylor Coleridge in her Grasmere Journal.