March 4, 1836, Westerfield (near Ipswich), England.

January 4, 1919, Hastings, Sussex, England.


Daughter of Edward Edwards, and cousin of Egyptologist Amelia B. Edwards, Matilda was educated in Ipswich and Peckham, and traveled extensively, especially in Germany and France. Her works include:

  1. God Make My Life a Little Light
  2. Little Birds Now Seek Their Nest, The
  3. There’s Many a Lovely Picture
  4. We Are Marching to the Kingdom

Edwards’ burial place