Standard Name: Riddell, Maria
Birth Name: Maria Woodley
Indexed Name: Maria Bankes Woodley
Indexed Name: Maria Banks Woodley
Pseudonym: Maria R****
Married Name: Maria Fletcher
Caribbean which is remarkable for its scientific observation, a critical obituary notice of , and a verse anthology in which she included some of her own work. She remains known primarily as a friend of Burns.was a talented amateur poet, diarist, letter-writer, and writer for children during the Romantic period. She published in 1788 a travel book about the
Riddell, Maria, editor. The Metrical Miscellany: Consisting Chiefly of Poems Hitherto Unpublished. Wilson, 1802.
Riddell, Maria. Voyages to the Madeira and Leeward Caribbean Isles:. P. Hill, 1792.