|About the Book|
Sometimes published as Mrs. Alfred Gatty, Margaret Scott Gatty.Born in 1809 in Burnham on Crouch, Essex, Margaret Scott was the daughter of the Rev. Alexander John Scott, D.D., a naval chaplain who served with Lord Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar. She married the Rev. Alfred Gatty, a Church of England vicar, and an author, in 1839. Some of their children also published as authors: noted childrens author Juliana Horatia Ewing- Julianas biographer Horatia K.F. Gatty- composer and officer of arms Sir Alfred Scott-Gatty- historian Charles Tindal Gatty.