Caroline Chisholm was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
She became a catholic in 1831.
Caroline opened her first school for the daughters of European soldiers in Mardas, India in 1832.
Caroline arrived in Sydney, Australia in September 1838.
during the years 1841-1844 Caroline's work assisted a total of 14,000 people.
The Chisholm's left Australia and returned to England in 1845.
They made there journey back to Australia in 1854 for the Victorian gold rushes.
They returned to England in 1866 poor but satisfied that many of her work and beliefs had come to pass.
Caroline died on the 25th of March 1877 London, England. she was buried near Northamton and her grave read "The Emigrants Friend"