Isobel Tallach was born Isobel Fraser in June 1949 in what is now Zimbabwe. Her father was James Fraser. The story of his life as a missionary of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland in Zimbabwe is told in the Trust’s biography, James Fraser: A Record of Missionary Endeavour in Rhodesia in the Twentieth Century, by Alexander McPherson. She married John Tallach (q.v.) in 1971 in Dingwall and they have two children, David and Irene. Isobel Tallach wrote The Life of Jesus (For the Very Young) while she and her husband were living in Sutherland.