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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. .
The Tower was badly burned in 1850.
It is also known as the Lochnell Observatory
Lady Margaret Campbell was the daughter of Daniel Campbell of Shawfield and Margaret Leckie. She married Sir Duncan Campbell of Lochnell.
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.
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"
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.
To the memory of
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.
She was one of six children of Kirkman Finlay, Provost of Glasgow, and subsequently M.P. for Glasgow, and Janet Struthers.