Margaret Pender1848

Margaret Teresa (née Doherty) Pender 1848

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Margaret Pender (née Margaret Teresa Doherty) was an Irish author and poet.

The first indigenous Irish film, "O’Neil of the Glen" (1916) was based on her novel of the same name. Writing under pseudonyms, her work usually had Irish nationalistic tones.

She was born of a mixed marriage (Catholic & Presbyterian) and her mother and maternal grandfather, William White were also poets.

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Date of Birth 1st Jan 1848
Date of Death 17th Mar 1920
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Margaret White (Presbyterian)
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Daniel Doherty (Catholic) farmer
Townland born Ballytweedy, County Antrim
Number of Siblings She was the youngest of 7.
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Hugh Owen Pender, printer.
Place & Date of Marriage 1869
Number of Children 3 daughters, 2 sons.
Occupation Schoolteacher, author & poet.
Place of Death Her home: 7 Newington Street, Belfast
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