TRUE LIFE STORY/CREATIVE NON FICTION
9: The Runaway Fiancé
Maria Flannigan born 1852 (continued)
While she waited patiently for Frank Mercer to marry her, Maria Flannigan lodged in a boarding house in Church Lane. The small cottage sat at the back-end of St Denys’s Church. Maria shared a windowless rear room with her dear friend Rosie O’Connor.