Margaret T. Pender
1865-?; [née ODoherty; otherwise Mrs. M. T. Pender]; b. Co.
Antrim; dg. farmer; ed. privately and at Ballyrobin Nat. School, and Convent
of Mercy, Crumlin Rd., Belfast; married directly on leaving school; contributed
to various periodicals; prizes in Weekly Freeman and United
Ireland competitions; a favourite contributor to Irelands Own; her wrote poetry, short stories and patriotic novels incl. The
Green Cockade, A Tale of Ulster in 98 (1898); also a
poet, her son John Justin Pender d. 1906 (aetat. 35). DIW IF DUB.
The Green Cockade, a tale of Ulster in 98 (Dublin: Sealy
& Co. 1898), another ed. (Dublin: Martin Lester ); Married
in May (Talbot 1919), another ed. (Dublin: Martin Lester ; The
Outlaw (Dublin: Martin Lester 1925); The Bog of Lilies (Dublin:
Talbot 1927), another ed. (Dublin: 1929); The Spearmen of the North
(Dublin: Talbot 1931); The Last of the Irish Chiefs (Dublin: Talbot
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction (Dublin: Maunsel 1919), lists The Green Cockade (London: Downey & Co. ), Do.,
rep. (Dublin: Sealy, Bryers [n.d.])[ante-1907], & edns.; [love story
in Ulster during Rebellion of 1798, with historical chars.]; The Last
of the Irish Chiefs (publ in serial form and possibly unprinted otherwise),
a sensational rom. of Sir Cahir ODohertys rising of 1608 in
Library of Herbert Bell (Belfast)
holds The Green Cockade, Dublin 1898; The Spearman [sic] of the North (Dublin 1931).
Advertisement for The Green Cockade appears on the back papers
of Samuel Fergusons Congal (Dublin: Sealy &c. 1907),
referring it to events in Ulster, 1798.