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Christina Miller Building

Date: 
2014
Location:
Christina Miller Building
KB Square
Edinburgh , EH9 3DL
Additional information: 

Dr Elsie Inglis Quadrangle

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Dr Elsie Inglis Quadrangle

Date: 
November 2017
Location:
Dr Elsie Inglis Quadrangle
Edinburgh , EH16 4TJ

Joanna Baillie

Dates: 
11 September 1762 - 23 February 1851

Joanna Baillie Monument

Dedicated to: 
Date: 
1899
Material: 
Granite and terracotta
Location:
Bothwell Parish Church
46 Main Street, Bothwell
Glasgow , G71 8EX
Images: 
Detail of memorial

Font in memory of Margaret Hector Taylor

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In Loving Memory of
Margaret Hector Taylor
7th May 1927

Material: 
Wood
Location:
Ferryhill Parish Church
Fonthill Road
Aberdeen , AB11 6UD
Images: 
Plaque
Plaque

Margaret Hector Taylor

Other names: 
She was also known as Maggie.
Dates: 
1 January 1867 - 7 May 1927

The daughter of Alexander H Taylor, shipmaster, and Jane Fettes Hector, she was born in Aberdeen. She was educated at Aberdeen High School for Girls and gained the LLA. She studied music in Dresden.

In 1916 she volunteered for war work as a clerk, and became head of the Women's Records Section in the War Office in London. She regularly worked 12 hour days. She was awarded the M.B.E. for her war work in 1921.

She died in London.

Sources
Obituary
Aberdeen Press and Journal, 11 May 1927

Gravestone of Helen Priestly

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Helen Priestly
Born 29th Sept 1925
Died 20th April 1934

Grant that her little life
So short here
May unfold itself in thy sight.

Erected by Public Subscription

Erected by: 
Public Subscription
Date: 
1934
Material: 
Marble
Location:
Allenvale Cemetery
Riverside Drive
Aberdeen, AB10 7FF
Images: 
Gravestone of Helen Priestly
Gravestone of Helen Priestly

Helen Priestly

Dates: 
29 Sept 1925 - 20 April 1934

Helen Priestly was killed by her neighbour, Jeannie Donald. The case was known as the Aberdeen Sack Murder.

St Abb's Head

Dedicated to: 
Location:
St Abb's Head
Eyemouth, TD14 5PL

St Abb

Title: 
Saint
Other names: 
Her name is sometimes spelled as Aebbe
Dates: 
c 615 - 683

Abb was an Anglo-Saxon princess, the daughter of King Aethelfrith of Bernicia and his wife Acha of Deira. She founded a monastry and nunnery. After her death various miracles were ascribed to her and she was canonised. Her feast day is 25 August.