Wilson, Margaret (née Harries) (Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson) (F)

b. 17 March 1796. d. 12 January 1846. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, playwright, lyricist, biographer, and editor. Alternative signature: “Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson.” Married the solicitor Cornwell Baron Wilson on 15 April 1819. Mother of Florence Margaret Wilson. Author of several poetry volumes including *Melancholy Hours* (1816), *Astarte, a Sicilian Tale, with other Poems* (1818), *Hours at Home* (1826), and *The Cypress Wreath* (1828). Founded and edited the *Weekly Belle Assemblée* in 1833, which became in 1834 the *New Monthly Belle Assemblée*. Considered by the *ODNB* to be one of the first female biographers. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 13
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Village Matron’s Evening Song 1826 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13926
The Debutante 1826 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13917
Love and Duty, a Rural Sketch 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15662
The Gamester 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15616
The Lover to His Faithless Mistress 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15649
The Village Maid 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15643
The Sabbath Bell 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13989
The Proposal 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15572
The Betrothed 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15050
The Trysting Hour 1835 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15223
Stanzas 1842 The Keepsake Poet 4896
The Last Lay of the Minstrel 1844 The Keepsake Poet 5008
The Early Dead 1846 The Keepsake Poet 5190