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Marjory Shanks Schaw

Dates: 
about 1836 - 11 Feb 1915

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.

Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Marjory Shanks Schaw
1913

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.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth Building
Alexandra Parade
Glasgow, G31 2ER
Images: 
Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw
Bust of Marjory Shanks Schaw

The Mabel Mackinlay Tearoom

Inscription: 

The Mabel Mackinlay Tearoom

Location:
The Mabel Mackinlay Tearoom
Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Alexandra Parade
Glasgow, G31 2ER
Images: 
Tearoom

Agnes Mabel Murray Mackinlay

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Mason.
Dates: 
2 August 1876 - 6 March 1970

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.

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Little Mitchellwood

Dedicated to: 
Location:
Little Mitchellwood
Lindsaylands Road
Biggar , ML12 6EQ

Elizabeth Buchanan Mitchell

Dates: 
1880-1980

Author of "The Plan that Pleased" (1967)

Queen Elizabeth Building

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

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
on
29th July 1986

Erected by: 
Greater Glasgow Health Board
Date: 
1986
Location:
Queen Elizabeth Building
Royal Infirmary , Alexandra Parade
Glasgow, G31 2ER
Images: 
Queen Elizabeth Building
Queen Elizabeth Building
Queen Elizabeth Building

Joan's House

Dedicated to: 
Date: 
Renovated 1966
Location:
Joan's House
11 South Castle Street
St Andrews, KY16 9NS

Joan Waters Clark

Other names: 
"Joan the fishwife"
Dates: 
approx 1852- 4 Sept 1927

Joan Waters was the illegitimate daughter of Helen Waters. She married Henry Clark in 1879.