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NEAR THIS SPOT, IN A
'CUNDIE' OR STONE CHANNEL,
FLOWS THE MINNIE BURN.
IT WAS USED AS
AN ESCAPE ROUTE FOR A
MAIDSERVANT OF BALHADIE HOUSE
WHO ON FEBRUARY 5TH 1746
ATTEMPTED TO MURDER
THE DUKE OF CUMBERLAND BY
POURING BOILING WATER ON HIS
HEAD FROM AN UPPER WINDOW
AS HE RODE BY IN PURSUIT OF
THE JACOBITE ARMY
SHE WAS NEVER
Katie Mccallum died in a snowstorm. The cairn marks the spot where her body was found. There are references to the cairn in 1866 and so it is known that she died prior to that.
Gwen was shot and killed on 13th March, 1996, alongside 16 Primary 1 schoolchildren at Dunblane Primary School in the school gymnasium.
"Mrs Mayor grew up in Great Harwood, a small town in North East Lancashire, and married Rodney Mayor at the townâs Central Methodist Church. The couple went on to have two daughters together, Esther and Deborah, before moving to Scotland during the early 1970s."
The memorial is dedicated to Gwen Mayor and the 16 children who were killed in the Dunblane Massacre in 1996.
Lorna Moon (Nora Low) 1886-1930
Author and Hollywood Scriptwriter
Lived Here The Temperance Hotel
Nora Low was born in Strichen, Aberdeenshire, in 1886, the daughter of Charles Low, plasterer, and Margaret Benzies. In 1907 she married William Hebditch, a commercial traveller. They had a son, William. They emigrated to Canada. In 1913 she left the husband and son to live with Walter Moon, with whom she had a daughter, Mary Leonore Moon. She began working as a journalist and adopted the pen-name Lorna Moon.