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Carpenter Mary

Carpenter, Mary (1807-1877), a philanthropist who interested herself in India, and particularly in the condition of destitute children in England. She founded ragged schools and reformatories, and had a great share in initiating and influencing industrial school legislation. In the course of her work she visited India and Germany, and assisted at a Congress on Women's Work held in Germany. She was the founder of the National Indian Association.