Records tagged with Keywords: Deaconess

Ella Pirrie

died 30 October 1929
Statue of Ella Pirrie at Belfast City Hospital

Alice Maud Maxwell

17 November 1856 - 5 February 1915

Anna Ritchie

Other names: 
Anna was short for Annabella. Her maiden name was Park, and her first married name was Smith.
1884- 11 Dec 1971.

Annabella Park was born in 1884, the daughter of William Park, Farmer, and Elizabeth Barron.

She was educated at New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire. She graduated from Edinburgh University and then trained as a teacher at Dalry House, the Episcopalian teacher training college.

She married Tom Smith, a headmaster, but he died young.

In 1931 she returned home to care for her elderly widowed mother.

She married local doctor, James Ritchie, a widower on 26th December 1934. He died the following morning.

Marriage certificate 1934 168/02/ 0720
Death certificate of second husband 1934 228/ 0A 0029
Aberdeenshire Council - details of Anna Ritchie School.

Lady Grisell Baillie (1822-1891)

Baptised 6 June 1822, died 20 December 1891

Grisell Baillie was the youngest daughter of Mary Pringle and George Baillie. She grew up in Mellerstain, the Georgian mansion near Kelso where her great-great-grandmother – also called Lady Grisell Baillie – lived before her. Her eldest brother became the 10th Earl of Haddington in 1858 when the 9th Earl died without a heir, and Grisell Baillie was given the courtesy title of 'Lady' by Queen Victoria.

The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Alison Twaddle
Mellerstain guides’ information book
Thanks to Margaret Jeary for providing the updated information re: Grisell Baillie's brother inheriting his title from his cousin.
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