Meet Mary Lily Walker. This is the only known image of her, dressed in the habit of the Grey Ladies, which she always wore in public, from 1898 until her death in 1913. If you know of any other image of Mary Lily, send it to us! You will be feted for months to come!
Thursday, 29 November 2012
When Mary Lily Walker began to develop her strong interest in social work, starting in the mid-1880s, the situation for many children and families in Dundee was dire. Many children arrived at school barefoot and with no warm clothes. This is a typical scene from the time.