Sherwood, Mary Martha
Sherwood, Mary Martha, an English authoress, was born at Stallford, Worcestershire, July 6, 1775. In 1803 she married her cousin, Henry Sherwood, and accompanied him in 1804 to India, where she instructed the children of his regiment. In 1818 they returned to England, and in 1821 settled at Wickwar, county of Gloucester, where they resided for the next twenty-seven years. Mrs. Sherwood's works number ninety volumes, of which mention is made of the following: Chronology of Ancient History: — Dictionary of Scripture Types. The remainder are largely works of fiction.