Lydia Miller

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Lydia Mackenzie Falconer Fraser
1812-11 Mar 1876

The daughter of William Fraser, a merchant in Inverness and Elizabeth Lydia MacLeod, a schoolteacher.
Lydia Mackenzie Falconer became engaged to Hugh Miller in 1832. After a long engagement they married on 7 January 1837. They had four children.

She wrote under the pen name Harriet Myrtle.

After her husband's death, she continued to edit his work for publication.

She is buried with her husband in Grange cemetery, Edinburgh.

Museum display
Photo of museum display in Hugh Miller's Cottage
Entry by Marian McKenzie Johnston