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Annie Lennox

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She was born Ann Lennox.
Dates: 
25 December 1954

Annie Lennox was born on Christmas Day 1954 in Aberdeen, the daughter of Dorothy Ferguson and Thomas Allison Lennox.

She attended the Aberdeen High School for Girls from 1959-1972. She won a place at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she studied the flute, piano and harpsichord. (She was made an honorary Fellow in 2006, and is also an honorary Fellow of the RSAMD.)

She was the flautist in a group called the Dragon's Playground, before singing with the Tourists and then the Eurythmics. The Eurythmics released many hit singles. Her solo career began in 1990.

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Margaret Elizabeth A. Hendry

Dates: 
1948 - 8 April 2012

Margaret E.A. Hendry was a chorister from the age of sixteen. She was a life member of the Stirling and Bridge of Allan Operatic Society. She was an elder of the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling.

She was Head of Administration at Stirling University Department of History, and as such her name appears amongst the acknowledgements in several publications.

Helen Acquroff

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sometimes recorded as Ellen or Hellen, perfoming name Sister Cathedral
Dates: 
12th October 1831 - 18th September, 1887

Helen was a Music Teacher, born in Edinburgh on 12th October, second eldest of 10 children: Elizabeth (born 1830), Mary Ann (1833), Thomson Paul (1834), Alexander Fletcher (1836), Ann Paul (1838), John (1839), Susan Carter (1842), Sophia Sarah ((1843), Robert Wingfield (1846). Their parents were John Acquroff, a Hairdresser of Russian ancestry (a naturalised British subject), and Sophia Campbell Fletcher from Ardelach, Nairn.

At the 1841 Census the family were living at 8 Muse Lane.

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Helen Acquroff birth, death; son James birth; brothers and sisters birth; 1841. 51, 71, 91 census records
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Friends of the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links Website
Acquroff Name
Ancestry website blog for the name Acquroff
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