She was buried on the Walpole estate at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, England. Mission Skerritt was received everywhere, and moved in fashionable society. She was even alluded to as Polly in The Beggar"s Opera written in 1728 by John Gay where "Macheath" was Walpole.
Lady Walpole was also often mentioned in the letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu as "Molly".
"I see every body but converse with nobody but "des amies choisses". In the first rank of these are Lady Stafford and dear Molly Skerritt, both of whom have now the additional merit of being old acquaintances, and never having given me any reason to complain of either of "econometrics" Mission Maria Skerritt (1702–1738) Lady Walpole (1738 - 1738) Citations.