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Isabella Campbell, the daughter of a retired Army officer, was a deeply religious child. Her spirituality deepened as she nursed her dying brother.
She became known for her deep faith and ability to pray in tongues. She became ill with a pulmonary condition. Whilst she was confined to bed, visitors came from far and wide to speak and listen to her.
She died aged twenty.
Here Isabella Campbell was wont to pray
Queen Anne High School
Magnus Gunn, a veteran of the Napoleonic wars, lived in Boquhan once his army days were over. He married Agnes McFarlane and had a large family, including a daughter Janet (b approx 1821) known as Jenny.
Magnus Gunn died in his 90s, in the 1850s, and Janet was living in the family home in the 1861 census, acting as housekeeper to her elder brother Duncan. After Duncan's death, Janet remained in the family home until her own death in 1904.
Janet informally adopted a daughter, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Buchanan.
This bridge was built as a consequence of the Torry Ferryboat Disaster of 5 April 1876, in which 32 people drowned when an overladen ferryboat capsized and sank while crossing the Dee from Aberdeen to Torry.