Emma Wedgwood (1808-96)

Granddaughter of Josiah I, through her father Josiah II. Emma married her cousin Charles Darwin, the naturalist, in 1839 and was the mother of his nine children. She was an inspirational wife to Charles and they were rarely apart.


Emma Darwin (nee Wedgwood), © Wedgwood Museum

Emma Darwin (nee Wedgwood)
© Wedgwood Museum