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Mary Mitchell Slessor was born on the 2nd December 1848 in Aberdeen, Her parents were Mary and Robert Slessor. She also had 4 siblings’ names Robert Slessor, John Slessor, Janie Slessor and Susan Slessor. She travelled to Nigeria to protect native Children and promote women’s right, Mary died on the 13th of January 1915 she died in Nigeria because of a fever she was buried in a cemetery across from Duke Town Secondary school on Anderson Road. She has a garden named after her in Dundee called Slessor gardens. It has helped us as a house because we have learned to be strong, kind and help others. We are such a caring house.

Written by Rachel Adam and Kaela Roy