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Catherine Roxburgh Carswell

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Macfarlane and her first married name was Jackson.
Dates: 
27 March 1879- 18 February 1946

Catherine R. Macfarlane was born in Glasgow, one of four children of George Macfarlane, merchant, and Mary Anne Lewis. She was educated at the Park School, Glasgow, the Frankfurt Conservatorium and Glasgow University.
In 1904 she married Herbert Jackson. Their daughter Diana was born in 1905. However, Jackson's mental health deteriorated to the point that he was permanently hospitalised and the marriage was annulled.
During this time she worked for The Glasgow Herald as a reviewer.

Sources
Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Entry by Carol Anderson pp 68-69
A History of the Old "Fitpaths" and Streets of Dunfermline Then and Now by Sheila Pitcairn
page 86

Sue Innes

Title: 
Dr
Other names: 
Her full name was Susan Katriona Innes
Dates: 
4 May 1948 - 24 Feb 2005
Images: 
Woman on the Shelf cube
Sources
Inventory of the Papers of Dr Sue Innes held by the NLS.

Judith Mary MacGregor

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Mrs David Steel, Mrs Judith Steel, Lady Steel, Judy
Dates: 
born 1940

Judith Mary MacGregor was born in Dollar, Clachmannanshire in 1940. She studied Law at Edinburgh University and had a short legal career.

In 1962 she married David Martin Scott Steel (born 31 March 1938) whom she met a university. He is a politician, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Lord (Baron) Steel of Aikwood and now Life Peer in the House of Lords. They have 3 children: Graeme, Catriona Judith born 1967 and Rory, as well as an adopted son William (Billy).

Images: 
Judith Mary MacGregor (Judy Steel)
Sources
David Steel
Biographical article
David Martin S and Judith Mary MacGregor
SR Marriages Search Return
The Journey of Jeannie Deans by Judy Steel
Publisher's biography
Catriona Bhatia
Biographical article
Steel family set to open a new chapter on Ettrick’s historic Aikwood Tower
Newspaper article
David Steel: Liberal conscience
Newspaper article

Dolores Ibárruri

Other names: 
La Pasionaria (The Passionflower), full name: Isidora Dolores Ibárruri Gómez
Dates: 
Dec. 9 1895 - Nov. 12 1989

Dolores Ibárruri was born on 9th December 1895, in the Basque mining village of Gallarta, near Bilbao, Spain, the eighth of eleven children...

She died on 12th November in Madrid

Sources
Glasgow City of Sculpture Website
image of sculpture in Glasgow

Rachel Annand Taylor

Other names: 
Maiden name Annand.
Dates: 
1876-1960

Rachel Annand was born in Aberdeen. Her father was a stone mason and an active trade unionist. She was one of the first women to study at Aberdeen University. Despite excelling academically, she did not complete her degree. She taught at the High School for Girls, in the building now occupied by Harlaw Academy. She married Alexander Cameron Taylor in 1901, but the marriage was not a happy one. She published four volumes of poetry between 1904 and 1923. She also published books on the Italian Renaissance and the poet Dunbar. She died in London in 1960.

Sources
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Catherine Spence

Dates: 
Born 31 October 1825, died 3 April 1910

Catherine Helen Spence was born in Melrose, the daughter of Helen Brodie, and David Spence, banker, lawyer and clerk. The fifth of eight children, she began her education in Melrose, then, due to her father’s ruinous investments the family emigrating to South Australia in 1839. There she worked as a governess, and later ran her own school.

She wrote several novels, the first of which, Clara Morison (1854), tells the story of a young Scottish orphan making her way in South Australia.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Margaret Allen
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