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Morton, Guy (Mainwaring) (1896-1968) (stories)
Born in London; birth name was Guy Mainwaring Dunstan; he took his stepfather’s surname when his mother, Florence Mary Dunstan née Speight, married Michael Morton in 1904; educated at Oxford; called to the bar, Inner Temple, 1921; author and playwright.


Moult, Thomas (1893-1974) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moult


Muir, Barbara Kenwick Gowing (1908-1998) (stories)
Born in Saxmundham, Suffolk; writer and bookseller through her husband, Percy M. Muir, a director of the publishing firm of Elkin Mathews, which she continued after his death in 1979. Daughter of Sidney (David) Gowing.


Muir, Marie (Agnes) (1904-1998) (stories)
Wife of Thomas Muir.


Muir, Thomas (1903-1958) (stories)
Born and died in Scotland. Seaman with merchant navy and Royal Navy; journalist. Husband of Marie (Agnes Johnson) Muir.


Mulford, Clarence E(dward) (1883-1956) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_E._Mulford


Mundy, Talbot; pseudonym of William Lancaster Gribbon (1879-1940) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mundy_talbot


Munro, John (1849-1930) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/munro_john


Murillo (, Bartolomé Esteban) (1617-1682) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartolomé_Esteban_Murillo


Murray, C(harles) Geoffrey (1880-1962) (stories)
A journalist.


Murray, Henry (George) (1859-1937) (stories)
A journalist, born in West Bromwich, England; died in Brentford, Middlesex. See also: David Christie Murray, 1847-1907 (his brother); and Robert (Williams) Buchanan, 1841-1901.


Myers, A(rthur) Wallis (1878-1939) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Wallis_Myers


Nairne, Carolina (, Lady Nairne, née Oliphant) (1766-1845) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolina_Nairne


Nankivell, E(dward) J(ames) (1848-1909) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_J._Nankivell


Nation, Mrs. Carrie A(melia Moore) (1846-1911) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Nation


Neal, John (1793-1876) (stories)
Born in Falmouth, Mass.


Nelson, C(holmondeley) M(atthew) (1903-1991) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/12/c-m-nelson.html


Nettleship, J(ohn) T(rivett) (1841-1902) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Trivett_Nettleship


Newton, Douglas; pseudonym of Wilfrid Bernard M. Newton (1884-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/newton_w_douglas


Newton, Wilfrid Bernard M(ichael) (1884-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/newton_w_douglas


Nichols, Trevor (fl. 1910s-1920s) (art)
Traveller. Born in Norway.


Nightingall, Arthur (1868-1944) (stories)
See sites.google.com/site/jockeypedia/nightingall-arthur


Nisbet, (James) Hume (1849-1921) (stories) (art)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nisbet_hume


Noble, James Ashcroft (1844-1896) (stories)
See www.1890s.ca/PDFs/Noble.pdf


Nockels, David (fl. 1960s) (art)
See illustrationartgallery.blogspot.com/2012/04/david-nockels.html


Noel, Roden Berkeley Wriothesley (1834-1894) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roden_Noel


Nolan, J(ames) Vincent (fl. 1940s-1950s) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/j-vincent-nolan.html


Norris, W(illiam) E(dward) (1847-1925) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Edward_Norris


Norton, Caroline E(lizabeth) S(arah) [Lady Stirling-Maxwell] (1808-1877) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Norton


Norton, Roy (E.) (1869-1942) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/roy-norton-man-who-died-twice.html


Norwood, Victor (George Charles) (1920-1983) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/norwood_victor


O’Brian, Patrick [born Richard Patrick Russ] (1914-2000) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_O’Brian


Ody, Kenneth (John) (1915-1990) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/kenneth-ody.html


O’Flaherty, Liam (1896-1984) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_O%27Flaherty


Ogilvie, Will(iam) H(enry) (1869-1963) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Ogilvie


Ogle, Richard B(ertram) (1889-1976) (stories) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2008/09/richard-ogle.html


O’Mahony, Charles Kingston (1884-1944) (stories)
Born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland; educated in Dublin; author and journalist.


Onslow, John (1906-1985) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/john-onslow.html


Openshaw, George H(arry) (1882-?) (stories)
Birth in Birmingham, England, registered as George Henry Openshaw; probably died in Kenya, to which he sailed in 1946, apparently intending to live there.


Oppenheim, E(dward) Phillips (1866-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oppenheim_e_phillips


O’Riordan, Conal Holmes O’Connell (1874-1948) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conal_Holmes_O%27Connell_O%27Riordan


Orpen, Adela E(lizabeth Richards) (1855-1927) (stories)
Born in Virginia; died in Ireland.


Osgood, Kate Putnam (1841-1910) (stories)
See en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Kate_Putnam_Osgood


Otway, Leslie (fl. 1920s-1930s) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2007/01/leslie-otway.html


Overend, W(illiam) H(eysman) (1851-1898) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2018/08/w-h-overend.html


Oxenham, John; pseudonym of William Dunkerley (1852-1941) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oxenham_john


Paget, H(enry) M(arriott) (1857-1936) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2018/08/h-m-paget.html


Pain, Barry (Eric Odell) (1864-1928) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pain_barry


Palmer, (Edward Vivian) Vance (1885-1959) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vance_Palmer


Pankhurst, E(stelle) Sylvia (1882-1960) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Pankhurst


Parke, J(ames) C(ecil) (1881-1946) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cecil_Parke


Parker, Eric R. (1898-1974) (stories) (art)
See illustrators.wikia.com/wiki/Eric_R._Parker_(1898-1974)


Parker, Maude [i.e., Maude Louise Parker Child Pavenstedt] (1892-1959) (stories)
Born in Galveston, Texas; attended University of Wisconsin; first married to Richard Washburn Child, and was with Child when he was Ambassador to Italy in the 1920s; then married lawyer Edmund W. Pavenstedt; died in New York City.


Parker, Richard (1915-1990) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/parker_richard


Parmenter, Christine Whiting (1877-1953) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/christine_whiting.parmenter/1086841


Parr, Louisa (Sarah Ann Taylor) ({c}1848-1903) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_Parr


Parry, David Harold (1868-1950) (stories) (art)
A talented artist and authority on Napoleonic Wars; most of his writings were intended for younger readers.


Parry, [Sir] (Charles) Hubert (Hastings, 1st Baronet) (1848-1918) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Parry


Parsons, [Sir] Richard (Edmund Clement Fownes) (1928- ) (stories)
A senior British diplomat.


Passingham, W(illiam) J(ohn) (1897-1957) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/passingham_w_j


Patchett, M(ary Osborne) E(lwyn) (1897-1989) (stories)
See www.janebadgerbooks.co.uk/australia/patchett.html


Paton, [Sir] J(oseph) Noel (1821-1901) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Noel_Paton


Pauer, Ernst (1826-1905) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Pauer


Paull, H(arry) M(ajor) (1854-1934) (stories)
Born in Monmouth; educated privately; civil servant and dramatist.


Paust, Gil(bert Harry) (1912-1988) (stories)
Free-lance writer and the 14th editor of Adventure magazine. An expert on outdoor sports such as hunting and fishing, and also knowledgeable about aeronautics. His claim to hold a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University cannot be substantiated. Born in and resident of Yonkers, New York. Like Alden Norton before him and Bruce Cassiday after him, Gil Paust contributed prolifically to Adventure, but because he used a number of pseudonyms, his contributions are not realized.


Pavey, L(eonard) A(rthur) (1888-1961) (stories)
Born and educated in London; popular writer of short stories; lived in Sussex.


Payne, Will (1865-1954) (stories)
Born in Whiteside County, Illinois; journalist and financial editor of Chicago Daily News, Chicago Chronicle and Economist; contributed fiction to magazines.


Pearce, Charles E(dward) (1842-1924) (stories)
A journalist and writer of serials.


Pearce, (Charles Louis) St. John (1877-1941) (stories)
See charlespearce.org/people/st-john-pearce.html


Pears, Charles (1873-1958) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Pears


Pearse, Alfred (1856-1933) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Pearse


Pearson, Alec G(eorge) (1854-1937) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pearson_alec_g


Pease, Howard (1863-1928) (stories)
Educated at Oxford; landowner and magistrate in Northumberland.


Peattie, Louise (Redfield) (1900-1965) (stories)
See socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ark:/99166/w68h0048


Peddie, Tom (1874-1954) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2019/01/tom-peddie.html


Peery, James Robert (1900-1954) (stories)
Born in Mississippi; served in U.S. Army’s Signal and Intelligence Divisions in WWI; worked in banking and cotton before settling into journalism; published two mainstream novels under his real name.


Pemberton, [Sir] Max (1863-1950) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pemberton_max


Pendered, Mary L(ucy) (1858-1940) (stories)
Born in London.


Pendexter, Hugh (1875-1940) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/04/hugh-pendexter.html


Pepper, Frank (Stuart) (1910-1988) (stories)
Prolific author of boy’s fiction; scriptwriter for boy’s comics.


Perry, Aylesworth Bowen (1860-1956) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aylesworth_Bowen_Perry


Pertwee, Roland (1885-1963) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pertwee_roland


Petherick, Horace (William) (1838-1919) (stories) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2019/02/horace-petherick.html


Pettie, John (1839-1893) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pettie


Peyton, Kathleen Wendy (1929- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._M._Peyton


Philip, Alex(ander) J(ohn) (1879-1955) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/philip_alex_j


Philips, George Norman [i.e., George Norman Phillips] (1884-1972) (stories)
Name spelled Phillips on birth certificate. A surveyor.


Phillipps-Wolley, Clive [born Edward Clive Oldnall Long Phillips] (1854-1918) (stories)
See www.abcbookworld.com/view_author.php?id=5603


Phillpotts, (Henry) Eden (1862-1960) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillpotts_eden


Pierce, Frank(lin) Richardson (1887-1966) (stories)
Writer. Born in Greenfield, Massachusetts; died in Washington (?).


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



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