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Marjory Shanks Schaw was a large-scale benefactor to the city of Glasgow. She had the Schaw Building, Bearsden built at a cost of ยฃ47,000 and donated to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
She lived at 26 Park Circus, Glasgow, initially with her brother Archibald.
She died in 1915 and is buried in Glasgow Necropolis.
In her will she left many legacies to various charities.
Marjory Shanks Schaw
Miss Schaw erected this home in memory of her brother Archibald Shanks Schaw, Merchant, Glasgow, and gifted it to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the year 1895.
Born 1876 in Blytheswood, the daughter of George Mason, optician, and Mary Cranston.
She married Charles A Mackinlay 1903. Son George born 1906.
She was an artist. She was awarded the British Empire Medal in 1965 for her work as a volunteer social worker at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
She died on 6 Mar 1970 in Glasgow and is buried in Glasgow Necropolis.
The Mabel Mackinlay Award for Art commemorates her.
Author of "The Plan that Pleased" (1967)
Greater Glasgow Health Board
Her Majesty the Queen
unveiled this plaque and named Phase 1 of the
Glasgow Royal Infirmary Redevelopment
The Queen Elizabeth Building
29th July 1986
Joan Waters was the illegitimate daughter of Helen Waters. She married Henry Clark in 1879.