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In the novel The Body in the Library, Mary is a housemaid at Gossington Hall. She is the one who finds the dead body in the library at Gossington Hall. She had gone into the library to draw the curtains, and almost stumbled over the body.

Mary is a tall, self-controlled young woman. However, she is very upset after discovering the body, and cries hysterically on Mrs Eccles' shoulder.


In BBC 1984 adaptation of the novel which formed part of the Miss Marple series, Mary is played by Karin Foley.

In the ITV 2004 adaptation of the novel (Episode 1, Season 1 of Agatha Christie's Marple), Mary is also featured but the actress who played her is not credited.