Author:Margaret Plues

Margaret Plues
(c. 1828 – 1903)
English botanist; published most of her fiction under the name Skelton Yorke.


  • Rambles in Search of Ferns (1861) (external scan)
  • Rambles in Search of Mosses (1861) (external scan)
  • Rambles in Search of Wild Flowers, and How to Distinguish Them (1863) (external scan)
  • Geology for the Million (1863), with Edward Wood (external scan)
  • "The Grass of the Field" in Once a Week (magazine), Series 1, 9 (1863)
  • Rambles in Search of Flowerless Plants (1864) (external scan)
  • British Ferns: An Introduction to the Ferns, Lycopods, and Equiseta Indigenous to the British Isles (1866) (external scan)
  • British Grasses: An Introduction to the Study of the Gramineae of Great Britain and Ireland (1867) (external scan)
  • Jessie's Holiday; or, Six Months at Throstle's Nest (1879) (external scan)
as Skelton Yorke
  • Noel; or, It Was to Be (1865), with Robert Baker (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Hilda, or the Old Seat of Council (1868)
  • Aunt Margaret's Little Neighbours; or, Chats About the Rosary (1872) (external scan)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.