Mrs M.E. Bury is a graduate of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She became assistant private secretary to the Minister of Supply in 1942 and later librarian to the United Nations Preparatory Commission. She shared, and now continues, her late husband's interest in the Diaries.
The first selection of passages in Romilly's Cambridge Diaries for the years 1832-42, edited by P. T. Bury, Fellow of Corpus Christi College, was published in 1967 by Cambridge UP.