Incomplete Women records

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The great great grandmother of Peter Buchan, Peterhead writer and poet.


Daughter of Rev. Dr. Thomas Mackay. First woman elder of Dornoch Cathedral. She had a keen interest in archaeology. She died on the 900 anniversary of St Margaret's death.

Died 1805.

Mary Bristow was born in Norfolk. She first met Elyza Fraser in Bristol on 18th June 1781. The two women subsequently celebrated the anniversary of their first meeting. Both women travelled in Europe, both separately and together.

Mary was interested in gardening and kept a notebook of visits to great gardens. She also played the keyboard, and dueted with Elyza Fraser, who played the violin.

5th century.

The mother of St Kentigern (aka St Mungo), patron saint of Glasgow.

Born 1886[?], died 23rd November 1917

Sister Helen Milne, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service born Stonehaven

Age 31, Died India, 23rd November 1917

Daughter of James & Lousia Helen (nee Fyfe) Milne, Bona Vista, 10 Gurney St; Stonehaven.

1901 Census: Fetteresso. Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial India M. R. 65 Face F

Born 23 November 1882, died 15 October 1968

Co-founder of Scottish Country Dance Society, 1923, with Jean Milligan and others.


The WTC was formed during the Second World War to provide workers for the Foresty Commission.

The work of the WTC included all the jobs involved with forestry including felling, snedding, loading, crosscutting, driving tractors, trucks, working with horses and operating sawmills.

30 October 1839 - 28 September 1905

Flora Stevenson was born in Glasgow...

In 1899 a new school at Comely Bank in Edinburgh was named the Flora Stevenson Primary School in her memory, now also home to the City of Edinburgh Music School.