Caroline Chisholm

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Caroline Chisholm's birth

1808

Caroline Chisholm was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

Catholic

1831

She became a catholic in 1831.

First School

1832

Caroline opened her first school for the daughters of European soldiers in Mardas, India in 1832.

Australia

1838

Caroline arrived in Sydney, Australia in September 1838.

Work

1841 - 1844

during the years 1841-1844 Caroline's work assisted a total of 14,000 people.

Returned to England

1845

The Chisholm's left Australia and returned to England in 1845.

Back to Australia

1854

They made there journey back to Australia in 1854 for the Victorian gold rushes.

Back to England

1866

They returned to England in 1866 poor but satisfied that many of her work and beliefs had come to pass.

Caroline's death

1877

Caroline died on the 25th of March 1877 London, England. she was buried near Northamton and her grave read "The Emigrants Friend"