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HELEN ACQUROFF SISTER CATHEDRAL
ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE IOCT
AND OTHER FRIENDS
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.
Women of Achievement
photograph by Andrew Crummy
Helen Murray Prentice was born in Leith on 10th May 1920, the eldest of 6 children. Her mother was Joanna Blaikie; her father John, an accomplished fiddler, was a watchmaker who trained by Royal Warrant holders Brooks & Co. He set up business in Haddington, then in Edinburgh. The family moved to Niddrie in 1931.
She left school at the age of 13 to work in a shop.
ERECTED BY THE NINETY BURNS CLUB
NEAR THIS SPOT
1787 FRIEND 1791
OF ROBERT BURNS
1937 ERECTED BY CLARINDA BURNS CLUB
Margaret Manson Graham
Nurse and Missionary : Rescuer of children abandoned to die: Devoted her life to Christian Work in Nigeria
Born Orphir 1860 + Died Arochuku 1933