Fyvie Mayo, Isabella (F)

b. 10 December 1843. d. 13 May 1914. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, and essayist. Pseudonym: “Edward Garrett.” Alternative signature: “Isabella Fyvie.” Née Fyvie. Daughter of a Scottish baker in London. Spent much of her life in Aberdeen, although also travelled widely. Worked for Bessie Parkes at her Office for the Employment of Women at Langham Place. Struggled to pay her parents’ debts. Isa Craig, Mrs S. C. Hall, and Edwin Arnold were literary patrons. Married solicitor John Ryall Mayo on 9 July 1870. Biographical information: *ODNB*.

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Alone 1862-10-01 The English Woman’s Journal Poet 1695
Beside the Stile 1867-07-01 Good Words Poet 1868
In the Choir 1867-08-01 Good Words Poet 1872
Waiting in the Dusk 1867-11-01 Good Words Poet 1878
Family Music 1867-12-01 Good Words Poet 1880
Broken Off 1868-06-01 Good Words Poet 1905
Among the Corn 1868-07-01 Good Words Poet 1907
In the Harvest Field 1871 Good Words Poet 2121
The Beginning and the End 1872 Good Words Poet 2194
“Under the Elm” 1872 Good Words Poet 2206
Left Behind 1873 Good Words Poet 2434
An Emigrant 1874 Good Words Poet 2509
The Deaf Musician 1875 Good Words Poet 2568
Before the Fight 1876 Good Words Poet 2580
“Blessed are they that mourn” 1878 Good Words Poet 2674
Off to “The House” 1879 Good Words Poet 2799
Holidays 1888 Good Words Poet 5541
In Secret Places 1889 Good Words Poet 5556
“Inasmuch” 1890 Good Words Poet 4027
The Stone-Throwers 1890 Good Words Poet 4099
Wasted Loves 1890 Good Words Poet 4044
The Humblest 1890 Good Words Poet 4106
After a Woe 1892 Good Words Poet 4218