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Isabella Fyvie Mayo

Born in December 10, 1843 / Died in May 13, 1914 / United Kingdom / English

Isabella Fyvie Mayo poet from United Kingdom was born on December 10, 1843, had 70 years and died on May 13, 1914. Poems were written in Modern age mainly in English language. Dominant movement is other.


Isabella Fyvie Mayo was a Scottish poet, and novelist who also wrote under the pen name Edward Garrett.

Born as the youngest child of Scottish parentage in London in 1843, Isabella was privately educated at a girl's school near Covent Garden. With the help of friends she published poems and stories, using the pseudonym Edward Garrett. In 1870 Isabella married John Ryall Mayo, a solicitor, who died in 1877, leaving her with one son. She spent most of her life living in Aberdeen. In Aberdeen, she was the first woman elected to a public board. Her "home was an asylum for Asian Indians." She died on May 3, 1914, of cancer.