Published several autobiographical accounts of her life as the wife of a farmer and colonial administrator in New Zealand, the West Indies and Africa.
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1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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