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Rebecca Strong

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Thorogood
Dates: 
1843-1944

Rebecca Thorogood was born on the 23 August 1843 in London. She married and had a daughter before the age of 20. She was widowed soon after. At the age of twenty four she began her training at St Thomas’ in 1867. In 1873 she was appointed matron of Dundee Royal Infirmary and in 1879 she moved to become matron of Glasgow Royal Infirmary

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Plaque to Rebecca Strong

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Inscription: 

Mrs Rebecca Strong OBE (1843-1944)
A student of Florence Nightingale and
former matron of Glasgow Royal
Infirmary from 1879-86 and 1891-1907
Erected by Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Nurses League.

Erected by: 
Glasgow Royal Infirmary Nurses League
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Alexandra Parade
Glasgow, G31 2ER
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Plaque to Rebecca Strong
Plaque to Rebecca Strong
Plaque to Rebecca Strong

Memorial including Isobel Smith

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Keith
Isobel Smith, 1921-1979
Schoolteacher and Missionary

Location:
St Rufus Park
Seafield Avenue
Keith , AB55 5BS
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Detail of plaque
Detail of plaque
Detail of plaque

Isobel Smith

Dates: 
1921-1979

She died in Aberdeen in 1979.

Williamina Saida Davidson

Dates: 
15 Nov 1856- 20 Dec 1937

Williamina Saida Davidson was the ninth of ten children of Patrick Davidson of Inchmarlo, Deeside, and Mary Ann Leslie. She was raised in a family which stressed the importance of piety and public service. Her mother was a member of Aberdeen Ladies Sanitary Association, which worked to improve conditions in Aberdeen's slums, her elder sister Katie worked in a mission to herring lassies, and later became a Deaconess, and her elder sister Frances founded a hospice in London.

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Obituary
Aberdeen Press & Journal 21 Dec 1937
Old Friend of Royalty
Aberdeen Press & Journal 5 August 1937

Davidson House

Erected by: 
Williamina Saida Davidson
Date: 
1914, rebuilt after 1918
Location:
Davidson House,
266 Colinton Rd
Edinburgh , EH14 1DT
Additional information: 

Davidson House was originally built as a temporary soldier’s home by Williamina Davidson in 1914. It was granted the title “The Royal Soldiers Home” in 1920. It is now run by the Salvation Army as a care home.

Queen Mother Rose Garden

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Queen Mother Rose Garden

Location:
Hazelhead Park
Hazelhead Avenue
Aberdeen, AB15 8BJ
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Sign to QM Rose Garden

Plaque to Agnes Rogerson

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Sacred to the Memory of Agnes, relict of William Rogerson, of Wamphray, Gillesbie and Sibbaldbie who lived at the Hewke 1840-1844 and again from 1878 till her death there in 18..aged 83, also of her daughter Elizabeth who died there in 1876 aged ...

Women possessed of an excellent gift of charity both in word or deed.

The angel of the lord tarrieth round about them that fear Him

Material: 
Marble
Location:
Applegarth church
Lockerbie, DG11 1SX
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Plaque to Agnes Rogerson

Agnes Rogerson

Other names: 
Her maiden name was French.
Dates: 
1814 - 1899

She was the daughter of James French and Elizabeth Carruthers.

She married William Rogerson. They had four sons and two daughters.

Her husband died in 1869.

Her daughter, Elizabeth Carruthers Rogerson died on 5 Dec 1876.

Plaque to Madge Fiddes Sanders

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Inscription: 

In Loving Remembrance of
Madge Fiddes Sanders
Of Rosebank
Who died on the 9th August 1938

This memorial was erected and a fund
inaugurated by her near relatives
towards the maintenance of this church
of which she was a member for over 60 years.

Erected by: 
Her near relatives
Date: 
1938
Location:
Tundergarth church
Tundergarth
Lockerbie , DG11 2PU
Images: 
Plaque to Madge Fiddes Sanders