Ann Scott-Moncrieff (1914-1943), author, was a daughter of Major J. D. M. Shearer. She was born in Kirkwall, Scotland, in 1914. At one time she attended Edinburgh University, after which, in 1934, she married George Scott-Moncrieff, a Scottish novelist and topographer.
She contributed to the making of B.B.C. programmes and her first published literary work was a children's story, Aboard the Bulger, which appeared as a serial in "The Bulletin" before its publication in book form. Later appeared a volume of short stories, The White Drake and Other Tales. Her last book, Auntie Robbo, was published in the United States in 1940.
Ann Scott-Moncrieff died in 1943. She was survived by her husband and three children.