About us Our history 1912 – SSPV journal “Our Fellow Mortals” published The first issue of the SSPV’s journal “Our Fellow Mortals” was published. The paper, which was distributed free to members, was founded and edited by Isabella Fyvie Mayo. The first edition was published in March 1912, and continued to be published during WWI. The journal was also edited for 11 years by a very active SSPV member, Dame Louisa Lumsden. It was known across Scotland, England and Ireland.