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Billie Arthur

Dates: 
1930-2015
Images: 
Billie Arthur
Sources
Photograph by kind permission of Renee Slater

Billie's Playpark

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Billie's Playpark

Date: 
2010
Location:
Billie's Playpark
South Esplanade West, Torry
Aberdeen, AB11 9AA
Images: 
Billie's Playpark

Stained glass window

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Amy Mary Countess of March died August 23rd, 1879

Material: 
Stained glass
Location:
Gordon Chapel
40 Castle Street
Fochabers, IV32 7DW

Amy Mary Ricardo

Title: 
Countess of March and Kinrara
Dates: 
10 October 1848 - 23 August 1879

Amy Mary Ricardo was the eldest daughter of Percy Ricardo and Matilda Hensley.

She married Charles Henry, Earl of March (later the 7th Duke of Richmond and Gordon) on 10 November 1868. The couple had three sons and two daughters.

The Countess often played the organ in Gordon Chapel during services, including the re-dedication ceremony in 1874.

She died on 23 August 1879. She is buried in Chichester Cathedral. .

Sources
Gordon Chapel website

Lady Margaret's Tower

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Margaret Campbell
Date: 
1754
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Lady Margaret's Tower
Benderloch , PA37 1QS
Additional information: 

The Tower was badly burned in 1850.
It is also known as the Lochnell Observatory

Margaret Campbell

Title: 
Lady
Dates: 
approx 1698- at least 1754

Lady Margaret Campbell was the daughter of Daniel Campbell of Shawfield and Margaret Leckie. She married Sir Duncan Campbell of Lochnell.

Margaret Watmore Barnes

Title: 
Chief Wren
Other names: 
She was known as Madge.
Dates: 
1922- 19 August 1941

The daughter of William H and Lily Barnes, she was born in Edinburgh in 1922. She was a member of the 41st Girl Guide Unit. Each year on Remembrance Sunday a representative of this unit lays a poppy cross at the memorial. She attended Leith St Paul's church.

On her eighteenth birthday, Madge enlisted in the W.R.N.S (the Wrens) and was sent to Scarborough. In August 1941 a group of Wrens were sent to Gibraltar on board the Aguila, which was sailing as part of a convoy. Their ship was hit by a torpedo fired by a German U-boat, and twelve Wrens, including Madge Barnes, died.

Sources
Information provided by Pilrig St Paul's Church

Plaque to Madge Barnes

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In memory of
Chief Wren MADGE BARNES W.R.N.S.
Lost at Sea 19th August 1941
Aged 18 years
Erected by S.R.S. "Persevere"

Erected by: 
S.R.S. "Persevere"
Designed by: 
Lady Haig's factory
Material: 
Wood
Location:
Pilrig St Paul's Church
1B Pilrig Street
Edinburgh, EH6 5AH
Images: 
Plaque to Madge Barnes
Plaque to Madge Barnes
Plaque to Madge Barnes
Plaque to Madge Barnes
Plaque to Madge Barnes
Additional information: 

The plaque was originally at Leith St Paul's and was moved to Pilrig St Paul's following the Union of Leith St Paul's with Pilrig & Dalmeny St Church in February 1999.

Madge Barnes' name also appears on the Naval War Memorial at Chatham.

Memorial to Janet Campbell

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

To the memory of
Janet Campbell
wife of John Campbell of Southhall
who died in London 13th Oct 1840

To her alone
are we indebted for this church being planted in the midst of us.

Material: 
Marble
Location:
Colintraive Church
Colintraive, PA22 3AT

Janet Campbell

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Finlay
Dates: 
18 April 1808 - 13 Oct 1840

She was one of six children of Kirkman Finlay, Provost of Glasgow, and subsequently M.P. for Glasgow, and Janet Struthers.

Sources
Friends of Kilmodan and Colintraive website