Author: M. Montgomery Campbell
Author: M. Montgomery Campbell (1854–1930)
Alternate Name(s): Margaret Julia Frances Montgomery Campbell (legal name)
Biography: Margaret Julia Frances Montgomery Campbell was born in 1854 in Leamington Spa, the daughter of Hugh Montgomery Campbell (died 1892) and his second wife Isabella Matilda (née Kennedy) (died 1882). As she later wrote, she spent much of her youth in Baden, Germany which is reflected in her translations of Franz Hoffmann and the settings of her own works. In addition to her other literary work, she wrote six novels beginning with Jean Roubaix (1880). She never married and died on 31 December 1930 at home in Haslemere. Note: author identifed by Phil Harper.
References: C. A. A .Disbrowe, Records of Stirring Times (1908); Probate
- Jean Roubaix: A Tale of the Swiss Mountains. 1 vol. London: S. P. C. K., 1880.
- Amico's Little Girl: A Novel. 1 vol. London: F. V. White, 1881.
- On Foreign Soil: A Novel. 3 vol. London: F. V. White, 1883.
- Uncle Ben's Whims: or, Friends all Round the Wrekin. 1 vol. London: S. P. C. K., 1899.
- Not Wise, but Fond: A Story for Mothers and their Daughters. 1 vol. London: Jarrold and Son, 1901.
- Worth the Struggle: or, Patty in Childhood and Womanhood. 1 vol. London: Jarrold and Son, 1901.