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Dr. John Gordon (died 1919)
(The tomb has no reference to her academic and scientific achievements)
(They had three children)
Maria (May) Mathilda Ogilvie Gordon
born 30th April 1864, Monymusk, Aberdeenshire
died 24th June 1939, London
- eminent Scottish geologist and palaeontologist best known for her ground breaking research into the tectonic structures and the fossil corals of the Dolomites and the Alps. Geologists today still base their fieldwork on her heritage.
- first woman to receive doctorates from London University (1893) and the University of Munich (1900).
- author of over 30 scientific articles and books, many of them written in German.
KERR , Annie Park , Sister , Queen Alexandra's Imp. Mil.Nursing Service
Corlinda Lee was born into a prominent Epping Gypsy family and was baptised on October 2nd 1831 in Norfolk.
In 1856, Corlinda married a horse trainer, George Smith. Their marriage merged two important Gypsy dynasties and they became King and Queen of their extender families. Corlinda and George had 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls.
Plaque is no longer there, but it read:
Her love for her children was great and she was charitable to the poor.
Wherever she pitched her tent she was loved and respected by all.