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?