Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in WA in 1870, died in WA in 1929.
One of nine children, to settlers John Cronin (1841–1926) and Eliza nee McKenna (1835–1941). The family established 'Bunkun' farm near Dumbleyung c.1878.
Margaret collected MEL specimens (as 'Miss Margaret Cronin') at Lake Wagin, 1890.
Margaret's cousin, MARY ANN CRONIN, also collected MEL specimens.
Some of the specimens attributed to Mary Ann may have been collected by Margaret.
Margaret did not marry and died in WA in 1929 aged 59.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]