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Plaque to Lorna Moon

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Inscription: 

Lorna Moon (Nora Low) 1886-1930
Author and Hollywood Scriptwriter
Lived Here The Temperance Hotel
until 1907.

Erected by: 
Strichen and District Community Council
Date: 
2010
Location:
11 High Street
Strichen , AB43 6SQ

Lorna Moon

Other names: 
She was born Helen Nora Wilson Low. Her married surname was Hebditch.
Dates: 
16 June 1886 - 1 May 1930

Nora Low was born in Strichen, Aberdeenshire, in 1886, the daughter of Charles Low, plasterer, and Margaret Benzies. In 1907 she married William Hebditch, a commercial traveller. They had a son, William. They emigrated to Canada. In 1913 she left the husband and son to live with Walter Moon, with whom she had a daughter, Mary Leonore Moon. She began working as a journalist and adopted the pen-name Lorna Moon.

Sources
Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
p211, entry by Glenda Norquay
The Collected Works of Lorna Moon
Edited by Glenda Norquay
My Secret Mother
Richard de Mille

Victoria Hall

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Victoria Hall 1895

Date: 
1895
Location:
Victoria Hall
Station Square
Ballater , ABD, AB35 5QB
Images: 
Victoria Hall
Victoria Hall

Stained glass window to Barbara F Gibson

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Donated by Miss Barbara F. Gibson on the occasion of her centenary.

Erected by: 
Barbara F Gibson
Designed by: 
Vanessa Thoms Oyema
Date: 
1988
Material: 
Stained glass
Location:
Queens Cross Church
Albyn Place
Aberdeen , AB10 1YN
Images: 
Barbara F Gibson window

Barbara F. Gibson

Dates: 
1888 -1991

Barbara Fiddes Gibson was a leap year baby, born on 29 February 1888 at 41 Stanley Street, Aberdeen. She was the daughter of Henry Gibson, grocer, and Mary Thomson Taylor, who had married in 1885. She had at least two brothers, William and Henry.

Barbara Fiddes Gibson died in Aberdeen aged 103 in 1991.

Sources
Birth Certificate
1888. 168/02 0346
1911 census
1911 168/02 043/00 015

Stained glass window to Eliza Schofield

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Pray for Eliza Schofield and her sisters who had this window made anno 1914.

Erected by: 
Eliza Schofield
Date: 
1914
Material: 
Stained glass
Location:
St Margaret's Church
Castleton Terrace
Braemar , AB35 5ZR
Images: 
Window

Eliza Schofield

Eliza Schofield was the chief benefactor of St Margaret's Church, Braemar.

Queen Victoria Memorial Window

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Inscription: 

To the Glory of God and in pious memory of Queen Victoria.

Material: 
Stained glass
Location:
St Margaret's Church
Castleton Terrace
Braemar, AB35 5ZR
Images: 
Queen Victoria window
Queen Victoria window

Jubilee Fountain

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Erected by Public Subscription in commemoration of the Sixty years reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

Erected by: 
Public subscription
Date: 
1897
Material: 
Granite
Location:
Auchendryne Square
Mar Road
Braemar , AB35 5WS
Images: 
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain

Doulton fountain

Dedicated to: 
Designed by: 
Arthur Edward Pearce.
Date: 
1888
Material: 
Terracotta on an iron frame
Location:
People's Palace
Glasgow, G40 1AT
Additional information: 

The fountain, topped by a statue of Queen Victoria, commemmorates Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.

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