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Piffard, Harold Hume (1867-1939) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2018/09/harold-piffard.html


Pink, [Rev.] Harry Leigh “Hal” (1906-1973) (stories) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/hal-pink.html


Plarr, Victor (Gustave) (1863-1929) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Plarr


Platt, Charles (1865-1935?) (stories)
Born in Hampstead; educated privately; author and editor.


Pocock, (Henry) Roger (Ashwell) (1865-1941) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pocock_roger


Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe


Poisson, Jeanne Antoinette [Marquise de Pompadour] (1721-1764) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_de_Pompadour


Pollock, William (1886-1972) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Pollock_(cricketer)


Ponsonby, [Colonel] Charles (Edward) (1879-1976) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Ponsonby


Poole, Reginald Heber (1885-1959) (stories)
Born in Northwich; author, editor, and journalist.


Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Pope


Prater, Ernest (1864-1950) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Prater


Preston, Harriet Waters (1836-1911) (stories)
See www.encyclopedia.com/arts/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/preston-harriet-waters


Preston, Margaret J(unkin) (1820-1897) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Junkin_Preston


Price, Willard (De Mille) (1887-1983) (stories)
Writer, editor, explorer. Born in Peterboro, Ontario, Canada; died in Laguna Hills, California (?).


Prichard, K(atherine O’Brien) (1851-1935) (stories)
Born in India.


Priestley, Clive Ryland (1892-1973) (stories)
Born in Birmingham; educated in Malvern; died in Birmingham, England.


Procter, Bryan Waller (1787-1874) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryan_Procter


Protheroe, Ernest (Hanley) (1866-1929) (stories)
Schoolmaster turned author.


Prout, Geoffrey (Roland Spencer) (1894-1960) (stories)
Born in Saxilby.


Prowse, Robert (1826-1886) (art)
See john-adcock.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/tale-of-two-roberts-by-steve-holland.html


Prowse, Robert (Jr.) (1858-1934?) (art)
See john-adcock.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/robert-prowse-jr-sketches-and.html


Pudney, John (Sleigh) (1909-1977) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pudney


Pullein-Thompson, Diana (1925-2015) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pullein-Thompson_sisters


Punshon, E(rnest) R(obertson) (1872-1956) (stories)
Born in London.


Purdon, K(atherine) F(rances) (1852-1920) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Purdon


Quirk, Leslie W. (1882-1960) (stories)
Born in Alta, Iowa; educated at University of Wisconsin; editor and publisher.


Quiroule, Pierre; pseudonym of W. W. Sayer (1892-1982) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/quiroule_pierre


Raife, Raymond; pseudonym of Benjamin Hayward (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/raife_raymond


Raine, William MacLeod (1871-1954) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_MacLeod_Raine


Rainey, William (1852-1936) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/william-rainey.html


Raleigh, [Sir] Walter (1552?-1618) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Raleigh


Ramsay, Rina [i.e., Catherine Mary Ramsay] ({c}1875-1950) (stories)
Born in Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrighshire, Scotland; died in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.


Randell, Christine (Margaret Mann) (1925- ) (stories)
Born in London.


Rayer, Francis G(eorge) (1921-1981) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rayer_francis_g


Raymond, Moore (1903-1965) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/05/moore-raymond.html


Rayner, P(eter) Alan (1924-2007) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Alan_Rayner


Redmond-Howard, L(ouis) G(eorge) (1884-1949?) (stories)
Authority on Irish politics and history.


Reed, (Herbert) Langford (1878-1954) (stories)
Born and lived in London; educated at Hove College; author and journalist; married to author Hetty Spiers.


Reid, Capt. (Thomas) Mayne (1818-1883) (stories)
Born in Ireland; spent a decade in the U.S.; lived mostly in London thereafter.


Rexford, Eben Eugene (1848-1916) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eben_E._Rexford


Reynolds, Stephen Allen (1875-?) (stories)
Adventurer, explorer, traveller; commander of the 1916 expedition to search for sunken treasure in the Spanish Main. Born in Boston; lived in California.


Reynolds, Warwick (Senior) (1832-1896) (art)
See ukcomics.wikia.com/wiki/Warwick_Reynolds_(1832-1896)


Reynolds, Warwick (Junior) (1880-1926) (stories) (art)
See ukcomics.wikia.com/wiki/Warwick_Reynolds_(1880-1926)


Rhondda, Lord [i.e., David Alfred Thomas, 1st Viscount Rhondda] (1856-1918) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Alfred_Thomas,_1st_Viscount_Rhondda


Richardson, Anthony (Thomas Stewart Currie) (1899-1964) (stories)
Born in London; educated at Marlborough College; newspaperman and author.


Richmond, William Blake (1842-1921) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake_Richmond


Rideaux, Charles de Balzac [born Ernest Charles de Balzac Willett] (1900-1971) (stories)
Son of E. Noddall Willett; stepfather’s last name was Ridout which somehow became Rideaux for this author.


Rieseberg, [Lieut.] Harry E(arl) (1892-1970) (stories)
Underwater expert, authority on treasure wrecks, prolific writer. Born in Washington, D.C.; died in Paradise, California.


Ritchie, Anne Isabella [i.e., Anne Isabella, Lady Ritchie, née Thackeray] (1837-1919) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Isabella_Thackeray_Ritchie


Ritchie, [Sir] Lewis (Anselm da Costa) (1886-1967) (stories)
Born in London; birth name was Ricci, but anglicized to Ritchie by deed poll in 1941; served in Royal Navy from 1901 until WWII; retired as Captain of the royal yacht “Victoria and Albert”; press secretary 1944-1947 to King George VI.


Rittenberg, Max (1880-1965) (stories)
Mail order expert, worked in advertising; fairly prolific writer for Munsey magazines, traveller. Born in Sydney, Australia; educated at Cambridge College, England.


Roberts, [Sir] Charles G(eorge) D(ouglas) (1860-1943) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_G._D._Roberts


Roberts, (Richard John) Lunt (1894-1981) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2018/11/lunt-roberts.html


Roberts, (George Edward) Theodore Goodridge (1877-1953) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Goodridge_Roberts


Robertson, Colin (1906-1980) (stories)
Note: Born Colin Robertson Cooper in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, but the family name was changed to Robertson before the 1911 census.


Robertson, Frank C(hester) (1890-1969) (stories)
Prolific writer of westerns; brother of Obe Robertson. Born in Moscow, Idaho; died in Springfield, Utah (?).


Robertson, James Logie (1846-1922) (stories)
See www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poets/j-logie-robertson


Robertson, Janet Logie [born Jessie Simpson] (1860-1932) (stories)
Wife of James Logie Robertson.


Robertson, Obe (A.) (1884-?) (stories)
Writer; brother of Frank C. Robertson. Born in Idaho.


Robinson, A(gnes) Mary F(rances) (1857-1944) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Mary_Frances_Duclaux


Robinson, Ernest H(erbert) (1880-1947) (stories)
Born in London; educated at Alleyns School, Dulwich; editor and author.


Robinson, [Dr.] J(ohn) H(ovey) (1820-1867) (stories)
Born in Sebec, Maine; died in Fairhaven, Minnesota.


Robinson, Thomas Heath (1869-1954) (art)
See www.lookandlearn.com/blog/10387/thomas-heath-robinson


Robinson, Wyndham (1883-1959) (art)
See spartacus-educational.com/ARTrobinsonW.htm


Roche, Arthur Somers (1883-1935) (stories)
Journalist and novelist. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts; studied law, but after practicing several years he became a journalist for the New York World in 1906; later lived in Florida and died in Palm Beach.


Rochester, Geo(rge) E(rnest) (1898-1966) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rochester_george_e


Rogers, Stanley (Reginald Harry) (1887-1961) (art)
Born in Nottingham, England; author and illustrator of more than 30 books on ships and the sea; died in Bronxville, New York.


Rohde, Eleanour (Sophy) Sinclair (1881-1950) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanour_Sinclair_Rohde


Rohmer, Sax; pseudonym of A. Sarsfield Ward (1883-1959) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sax_Rohmer


Ronald, James (1905-1972) (stories)
Born and died in Glasgow, but lived in Fairfield, Connecticut from 1938 to 1955, when he was deported.


Ropes, Arthur Reed (1859-1933) (stories)
Born in Lewisham, London; died in Kensington, London; educated at King’s College, Cambridge; better known as a prolific lyricist for musical comedies under the pseudonym Adrian Ross. Brother of Mary E. Ropes.


Ropes, Mary E(mily) (1842-1932) (stories)
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia; died in Cardiff, Wales. Older sister of Arthur Reed Ropes.


Rose, Tommy [i.e., Flt. Lieut. Thomas Rose] (1895-1968) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Rose_(RAF_officer)


Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-1894) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christina_Rossetti


Rothwell, H(enry) T(albot) (1921- ) (stories)
Born in Lancashire, England; tobacco farmer in Rhodesia, 1959-1964; writer from 1964.


Rountree, Harry (1878-1950) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Rountree


Rowe, John G(abriel) (1873-1956) (stories)
Born and educated in Liverpool; editor, scenarist, novelist and historian. It appears he died as John Thomas Rowe; birth name uncertain.


Ruskin, John (1819-1900) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ruskin


Russell, George Hansby (1859-1920) (stories)
Born in Yorkshire; spent many years in South Africa; died in Axminster, Devon.


Russell, Herbert (William Henry) (1869-1944) (stories)
Born in London; writer and journalist; on editorial staff of Truth and Naval and Military Record; Knight Commander of the British Empire and Legion of Honour (France) as Chevalier.


Russell, Ivy (Ethel, née Southern) (1909- ) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2006/11/ivy-russell.html


Russell, William (1884-1929) (stories)
See www.imdb.com/name/nm0751510


Russon, Joseph Ashmore (1856-1940) (stories)
Born in Feckenham, Worcestshire.


Rutley, C(ecil) Bernard (1888-1956) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rutley_c_bernard


Ryan, John (Gerald Christopher) (1921-2009) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ryan_(cartoonist)


Sabin, Edwin L(egrand) (1870-1952) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/sabin_edwin_l


Sanders, Charles Wesley ({c}1876-1937?) (stories)
Born in Michigan and may be the Charles W. Sanders who died in Los Angeles in 1937.


Sandham, Andrew (1890-1982) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Sandham


Sandham, Henry (1842-1910) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Sandham



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