Recently added records

Statue of Queen Victoria

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Aberdeen City Council
Location:
Queen's Cross
Aberdeen , AB10 1YN
Images: 
Statue of Queen Victoria
Statue of Queen Victoria
Statue of Queen Victoria

Elizabeth Close

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Elizabeth Close

Erected by: 
R.B. Farquhar Ltd.
Date: 
1999
Location:
Elizabeth Close
Kemnay, ABD, AB51 5QG
Additional information: 

There is also a "Wilson Place" in Kemnay named in honour of Elizabeth Wilson's father and a "John Gray Drive" named after her maternal grandfather.

Elizabeth Wilson

Dates: 
died 23 August 1973

Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert K Wilson, farmer, and Frances Gray. She had a brother Robert and a twin sister Frances.

She trained as a nurse at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, then moved to London where she specialised in midwifery. In 1969 she moved to South Africa where she worked for two years, including volunteering with the Red Cross flying doctor service. After spending time in Australia and New Zealand, she returned to Scotland and worked in Edinburgh. She died on 23 August 1973, of leukaemia.

Sources
Street Names in the Village of Kemnay, Duncan Downie, 1999
page 31

Maggie McIver's Gate

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Maggie McIver's Gate
Maggie McIver 1880-1958
'The Founder of Glasgow's renowned Barras Market and the Barrowland Ballroom'

Erected by: 
Glasgow City Council
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Glasgow Green
Monteith Row
Glasgow, G40

Margaret n. Russell, McIver

Other names: 
The Barras Queen, Maggie
Dates: 
May 9th 1879 - May 31st 1958

Maggie was born in Bridgeton, Glasgow in 1879 to Margaret Hutcheson, a french polisher and Alexander Russell, a policeman.

Maggie began her working life as a french polisher like her mother, but she had her first experience of business aged twelve while looking after a family friend's fruit barrow. Once a little older she opened her own fruit shop and met her future husband and business parter, James McIver.

Sources
A history of the Barrowlands in Glasgow
A radio interview with Maggie McIver from 1955.
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
A short biography of Margaret (Maggie) McIver written by Yvonne Galloway Brown

Cameron Street

Inscription: 

Cameron Street

Location:
Cameron Street
Stonehaven , AB39 2HE

June Cameron Barclay-Allardice

Dates: 
1778 - 1809

June Cameron was the daughter of Robert Barclay and Sarah Ann Allardice. The family name was amended to Barclay-Allardice in order to inherit Allardice lands.

Her father was responsible for creating the planned centre of Stonehaven and named many of the streets after family members.

Sources

Mary Street

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Mary Street

Location:
Mary Street
Stonehaven , AB39 2AT

Mary Barclay-Allardice

Dates: 
1780-1799

Mary was the daughter of Robert Barclay and Sarah Ann Allardice. The family name was amended to Barclay-Allardice in order to inherit Allardice lands.

Her father was responsible for creating the planned centre of Stonehaven and named many of the streets after family members.

Mary died in 1799, aged 18.

Sources

Ann Street

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Ann Street

Location:
Ann Street
Stonehaven , AB39 2EN