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Ishbel Gordon Building

Inscription: 

Ishbel Gordon Building

Date: 
2018
Location:
Ishbel Gordon Building
Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen , AB10 7QB
Images: 
Sign

Arms of Dame Agnes Moncrieff

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Dam Agneis Moncrief

Erected by: 
Her husband, Sir William Stewart of Grandtully
Date: 
C16th
Material: 
Painted wood
Location:
St Mary's church
Nether Pitcairn, Grandtully
Aberfeldy , PH15 2EQ
Images: 
Painted ceiling
Painted ceiling
Painted ceiling

Agnes Moncrieff

Title: 
Dame

Agnes Moncrieff was the daughter of Sir John Moncrieff of Kinmouth and Jean Spence of Condie. She married Sir William Stewart (1567 - 1646), the Laird of Grandtully around 1606. The couple had five sons, including a son John, and a daughter Grizel. The lintel bearing their joint initials is dated 1636, the date on which the church of St Mary's was altered.

Sources
Information Boards at St Mary's Church

Janet McLean Meldrum

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1926 -21 May 1946

The daughter of Robert Meldrum and Elizabeth C Meldrum, nee Graham, Janet M. Meldrum was born in 1926 in Kinross. She worked in a bobbin mill. She was a Private in the A.T.S. during the Second World War. She died on pulmonary tuberculosis on 21 May 1946.

Sources
Death certificate
1946 / 387 / 325

Gravestone of Janet McLean Meldrum

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Kinross North Burial Ground

War memorial including Nurse Elizabeth F Macdonald

Location:
Main Street
Newtonmore, PH20 1DR
Images: 
Newtonmore War Memorial
Newtonmore War Memorial
Newtonmore War Memorial

Elizabeth Fraser Macdonald

Other names: 
She was known as Lizzie.
Dates: 
5 November 1890 - 10 October 1918

The youngest of seven children of Donald Macdonald and Catherine Macdonald, nee Fraser, she was born in Laggan in 1890. Her birth certificate gives her name as "Elizabeth Macdonald" with no middle initial "F", but she used her mother's maiden name "Fraser" as a middle name. Elizabeth grew up speaking both Gaelic and English.

The family lived at Auchmore Cottage, Laggan. Her father was a farm servant.

In 1901 she was living with her parents and five older siblings in Station Road, Kingussie. Her father was working as a coal porter.

Sources
Obituary
Aberdeen Daily Journal, 22 October 1918.
1891 census
Laggan 104 / 1 / 8
Death certificate
1918 644/ 6 / 351

All Scotswomen who sought the blessings of Peace.

Statue of Elizabeth Grant

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Glenfiddich distillery
Designed by: 
Lois Carson
Date: 
2018
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Glenfiddich Visitor Centre
Dufftown , AB55 4DH

Elizabeth Grant

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Duncan
Dates: 
18 Feb 1842 - 11 August 1925

Elizabeth Duncan was born in 1842,in Dufftown, the daughter of John Duncan, cattle dealer, and Margaret Grant, labourer. She worked as a domestic servant prior to her marriage. She married William Grant on 10th February 1860. The couple had nine children - John, William, James, Alexander, George, Charles, Isabella, Margaret, Edward. Her husband was a Major in the Volunteers, and Elizabeth supported the Volunteers by, for example, assisting with fund raising bazaars in 1901 and 1903. She donated books to the Upper Cabrach School Library.
She died in 1925 and is buried in Mortlach cemetery.

Sources
Marriage certificate
1860 / 162/ 4
1881 census
Mortlach 4/2/6
1891 census
Mortlach 1/7/22