Little is known about Edna Roughley. She is thought to have been married, and had at least one child, a daughter, for Ellice of Ainslie is dedicated to her daughter Julia Beales. In addition to Ellice of Ainslie, Roughley wrote a book of songs (poetry), a novel for adults and a play.
Ellice of Ainslie. Sydney: Australasian Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 1947. 253 pages. Illustrated, b/w frontis.