Susannah Darwin

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Susannah Wedgwood Darwin (née Wedgwood 1765–1817) was the wife of Robert Darwin, a wealthy doctor, and mother of Charles Darwin, and part of the Wedgwood pottery family. She was the daughter of Josiah and Sarah Wedgwood and grew up at Etruria Hall, the Wedgwood family home in Stoke on Trent. She gave birth to Charles Darwin on 12 February 1809. In 1817, she started growing ill, with gastrointestinal symptoms that were probably a sign of either a severe ulcer or stomach cancer. She died on 15 July 1817.

She, her husband, and their daughter Susan are buried in St Chad's Church, Montford, near Shrewsbury.