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Wilhelmina Johnston Muir [Agnes Neill Scott] (1890–1970) by Nigel McIsaac, 1944 Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Muir [née Anderson], Wilhelmina Johnston [Willa] [pseud. Agnes Neill Scott] (1890–1970), novelist and translator, was born on 13 March 1890 at 14 Chapel Place, Montrose, Forfarshire (Angus), the oldest of three surviving children of Peter Anderson (1864/5–1899), draper, and Elizabeth (Betty) Gray, ...


Voynich [née Boole], Ethel Lilian [Lily] [E. L. V.] (1864–1960), novelist, translator, and musician, was born on 11 May 1864 at Lichfield Cottage, Blackrock, Ballintemple, near Cork, the youngest daughter of the mathematician and logician George Boole (1815–1864) and his wife, Mary Boole, ...