She was a schoolmistress until 1828, when she married David Lee Child (1794-1874), a brilliant but erratic Boston lawyer and journalist.
Still older was the poetess Wilhelmina Nordstrom (1815-1902), long a schoolmistress in Finland.
His only child, Beryl Harries Brunker became a schoolmistress and married Leslie Nelson, a Clerk in Holy Orders on August 16 1944.
The life of an assistant schoolmistress is sometimes trying.
Marianne, a former schoolmistress, played by Edith Macarthur, is intent on leading an escape.