Margaret Whitecross Paton was the second wife of the pioneer missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu), John G. Paton. She was the daughter of the Rev. John Whitecross, whose work The Shorter Catechism Illustrated (1828) was republished by the Trust (1968). A gifted writer, musician, and artist, she died in 1905. Her Letters from the South Seas (1894), was republished by the Trust in 2003.