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To the Glory of God and in memory of Elizabeth Hoyes, widow of Donald Taylor, Sherriff Clerk of Sutherland, who died 14th November 1912, aged 70 years. Erected by her friends as a tribute to her upright character, genuine piety, devotion to her church and her zeal for the cause of Christ.
The plaque is underneath a stained glass window commemorating her maternal uncle, William Sutherland Fraser.
The daughter of Lewis Hoyes and Janet Fraser, she was born in Grenada, West Indies, around 1844. Elizabeth Hoyes was brought up in Dornoch, where her maternal uncle was Procurator-Fiscal.
She married Donald Taylor in 1879.
She donated a table and chairs to the Royal Burgh of Dornoch in 1907.
She died in 1912.
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