Test your knowledge and take our quiz about the life of Mary Seacole. When you’ve finished, please share your results and challenge your friends and family.
#1 Where was Mary born?
#2 What was Mary’s sister called?
#3 Where were Mary’s parents from?
#4 What was Mary’s maiden name?
#5 Where did she live in Jamaica?
#6 What made Mary want to become a nurse/healer?
#7 Who was Mary’s husband?
#8 What was the main disease that Mary helped cure in her time in Panama?
#9 Did Mary have children?
#10 What was the name of Mary’s place of care/respite during the Crimea?
#11 Why did Mary not travel to the Crimea with Florence Nightingale?
#12 What was Mary’s nickname given by the soldiers?
#13 Mary was also know as the…..
#14 Where did she live in England?
#15 Who wrote about Mary in the Times newspaper in 1857 and what did he not want to happen?
#16 Where is she buried?