Caddell, Cecilia Mary (F)

Surname: Caddell
Forename(s): Cecilia Mary (Maria)
b. 1814. d. 11 July 1877. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, and short story writer, specializing in religious and historical subjects. Pseudonym: C. Author information from the Chambers’s Journal ledger entry for her poem published in 1865, which lists the author as Miss C. Caddell, Harbornston, Balbriggan, Ireland (NLS 341/310). For her 1867 poem, the ledger lists her address as 28 Connaught Sq W. (NLS 341/310). From a landowning Catholic family. Born in Harbourstown, Co. Meath. Daughter of Richard O’Ferrall Caddell. Suffered a long illness. Contributed to the Irish Monthly Magazine, Lamp, The Monthly, and Catholic World. Publications include Blind Agnes (1856). Biographical information: INB; Colman 47-9; Cecilia Caddell. In Memoriam, Irish Monthly Magazine, vol. 5, 1877, pp. 772-4. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 7
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song of the Cress-Girl 1864-12-31 Once a Week Poet 721
First Sleep 1865-02-25 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7155
The “Silent Land” 1865-10-28 Once a Week Poet 970
Enigma 1865-12-23 Once a Week Poet 985
Welcome to the Roses 1867-06-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7590
Fern Leaves: Song of the London Work-Girl 1867-09-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7603
Dirge of Summer 1867-10-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7608