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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

Naomi Mitchison

Title: 
CBE
Other names: 
Naomi Mary Margaret Mitchison, nee Haldane, Mrs Gilbert Richard Haldane
Dates: 
1 November 1897 – 11 January 1999
Images: 
Naomi Margaret Mary Mitchison (nee Haldane)
Sources
Naomi Mitchison
Wikpedia biography

Susan Ferrier

Other names: 
Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
Dates: 
Born 7 Sept. 1782, died 5 Nov. 1854

Susan Ferrier was the daughter of Helen Coutts, and James Ferrier, Writer to the Signet and later Principal Clerk of Session. Born in Edinburgh, she was the youngest daughter among ten surviving children, and was mostly educated at home. Her mother died in 1797, and after her sister Jane’s marriage in 1804, she kept house for her father.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Carol Anderson in The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women

Margaret O W Oliphant

Other names: 
Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant; Mrs Oliphant; Mrs Francis Wilson Oliphant; maiden name Margaret Oliphant Wilson
Dates: 
4th April 1828 - 25th June, 1897

Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell

Title: 
Lady
Other names: 
Lady Charlotte Campbell, Lady Charlotte Bury
Dates: 
born 28 January 1775, died 1 April 1861, aged 86

Charlotte Campbell was born on 28 January 1775 at Argyll House, Oxford Street, London, England. She died, aged 86, on 1 April 1861 at 91 Sloane Street, London.

Her parents were Field Marshal John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll and Elizabeth Gunning, 1st Baroness Hamilton.

Charlotte married Colonel John Campbell (eldest son of Walter Campbell of Schawfield, by his first wife Eleanora Kerr) on 14 June 1796. When he died on 15 March 1809, he was Member of Parliament for the Ayr Burghs and they had 9 children.

Sources
Portrait of Lady Charlotte Campbell, 1799
Soft-ground etching and etching, Lettered below image with arms, production detail: "Painted by J. Hoppner R.A.", "Engraved by C. Wilkin" and publication line: "Published May 1799 by C. Wilkin, No. 19 Eaton Street, Pimlico". Portrait of Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury Wikimedia Commons
Port Charlotte History
page on www.islayinfo.com website
CAMPBELL, Walter Frederick (1798-1855), of Islay House, Argyll and Woodhall, Lanark.
History of Walter Frederick Campbell
Tischbein - Lady Charlotte Campbell
Portrait of Lady Charlotte Campbell
Lady Charlotte Bury
Life and Works of Lady Charlotte Bury

Anna Masterton Buchan

Other names: 
O. Douglas
Dates: 
Born 24 March 1877, died 24 November 1948

Anna Buchan was the second child of Helen Masterton, and John Buchan, Free Church of Scotland minister. Born in Pathhead, Fife, she moved with her family to Glasgow in 1888 and was educated at Queen’s Park Academy, Hutcheson’s Grammar School for Girls where she won a prize in English Literature, in Edinburgh, and at Queen Margaret College Glasgow. Throughout her life she was a great lover of theatre and a highly able public speaker at charitable functions, often recounting amusing anecdotes in Scots.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Beth Dickson
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