Ann Masterman Skinn entry: Overview screen.
Ann Masterman (later AMS) was born, probably in York
, which she names as her native place on the title-page of her novel.
By early December 1770
AMS published (by subscription, at London and York
, with 1771 on its title-page) her single identified novel: The Old Maid; or, The History of Miss Ravensworth. In a Series of Letters
23 March 1789
AMS died at Margate
, in her early forties, in "great poverty".