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Lady Jane Montgomerie [Hamilton]

Tomb of Maria Ogilvie Gordon

Inscription: 

[to be checked:
Dr. John Gordon (died 1919)
Maria Gordon
two children]

Erected by: 
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Designed by: 
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Date: 
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Material: 
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Location:
Allenvale Cemetery
Allenvale Road
Aberdeen
Additional information: 

(The tomb has no reference to her academic and scientific achievements)

(They had three children)

Maria Matilda Ogilvie Gordon

Title: 
Dr, Dame
Other names: 
May
Dates: 
30th April 1864 - 24th June 1939

Maria (May) Mathilda Ogilvie Gordon
born 30th April 1864, Monymusk, Aberdeenshire
died 24th June 1939, London

- eminent Scottish geologist and palaeontologist best known for her ground breaking research into the tectonic structures and the fossil corals of the Dolomites and the Alps. Geologists today still base their fieldwork on her heritage.
- first woman to receive doctorates from London University (1893) and the University of Munich (1900).
- author of over 30 scientific articles and books, many of them written in German.

Assynt War Memorial

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

KERR , Annie Park , Sister , Queen Alexandra's Imp. Mil.Nursing Service

Location:
Beside car park between Culag Road and Loch Inver
Lochinver
Images: 

Commemorative plaque to Isabella Elder

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

QM ELDER

Erected by: 
University of Glasgow
Designed by: 
A. Graham Henderson
Date: 
1952
Material: 
Iron
Location:
Glasgow University
University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8LQ

Memorial of Deborah Ascherson

Dedicated to: 
Date: 
1847
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Glasgow Necropolis
Wishart Street
Glasgow, G31 2HT

Deborah Ascherson

Corlinda Lee

Other names: 
Kurlinda, Queen of the Gypsies
Dates: 
1831-1900

Corlinda Lee was born into a prominent Epping Gypsy family and was baptised on October 2nd 1831 in Norfolk.

In 1856, Corlinda married a horse trainer, George Smith. Their marriage merged two important Gypsy dynasties and they became King and Queen of their extender families. Corlinda and George had 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls.

Sources
Friend of the Glasgow Necropolis - Corlinda Lee

Memorial of Corlinda Lee

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Plaque is no longer there, but it read:
Her love for her children was great and she was charitable to the poor.
Wherever she pitched her tent she was loved and respected by all.

Date: 
c.1900
Material: 
Stone and Bronze
Location:
Wishart Street
Glasgow

Women and Girls killed in factory collapse