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Alice Forbes, nee Hunter 1883-1972
School teacher and benefactor
She was the youngest daughter of John R. Hunter, schoolmaster, Botriphnie, and Anna Farquharson.
The daughter of John and Jessie Lobban Ross Brand, of Keith. She had started training as a nurse prior to enlisting. She served with the 953 Balloon Sqdn.She was killed by enemy action three weeks before she was due to be married.
Ethel Munro Smith died of a heart attack after running to her post.
a place of refuge for women in distress
Daughter of George Baillie. Wife of George John James Hamilton-Gordon 5th Earl of Aberdeen (married 5 November 1840 at Taymouth Castle)
George (1841โ1870); died unmarried.
James Henry (1845โ1868); committed suicide, which was passed off as a rifle accident), in his rooms in Cambridge.
John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847โ1934)
Mary (1844โ1914); married Walter Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth.
Harriet (1849โ1942); married William Lindsay.
Katherine Eliza (1852โ1931); married Alexander Bruce, 6th Lord Balfour of Burleigh.
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.