Ann Scott-Moncrieff

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Ann Scott-Moncrieff (1914–1943), author, was a daughter of Major J. D. M. Shearer. She was born in Kirkwall, Scotland, in 1914.[1] At one time she attended Edinburgh University,[1] after which, in 1934, she married George Scott-Moncrieff, a Scottish novelist and topographer.[1]

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.[1]

Ann Scott-Moncrieff died in 1943. She was survived by her husband and three children.[1]


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