Bachelor with honors, Durham (England) University, 1937. Master of Arts, Durham (England) University, 1945.
She started writing children"s fiction as Marguerite J., and later romance novels under the pseudonym of Anna Gilbert. Marguerite Jackson was born on 1 May 1916 in Durham, England, United Kingdom. On 1937, she obtained a Bachelor with honours and on 1957 an Master of Arts at Durham University. She worked as Grammar school English teacher from 1938 to 1973.
Marguerite died at 88, on 24 September 2004 in North Yorkshire, England.
Married Jack Lazarus, April 3, 1956.