|Born||12 June 1859|
Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
|Died||1945 (aged 85–86)|
Parramatta, New South Wales
|Literary movement||Science fiction|
In 1894 Neuroomia: A New Continent: A Manuscript Delivered from the Deep was published which offers an account of the discovery of a high-tech society of Martians who had been sent to earth due to overcrowding on Mars.