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Marcella Althaus-Reid was born in Rosario, Argentina in 1952. She was baptised as a Roman Catholic. After graduating from ISEDET, she worked in deprived areas of Buenos Aires. She gained her PhD from St Andrews University in 1993. She became a lecturer at Edinburgh University in 1994, and subsequently became senior lecturer, a reader and then Professor of Contextual Theology.She was the first woman to hold a professorial chair in Divinity at Edinburgh University.
to the memory of
Louisa, Vicountess Stormont
Third daughter of Cuthbert Ellison
Of Hebburn Hall, in the County of Durham, Esquire,
And of Isabella Grace, his wife
Married April 8th 1829
To William David, Viscount Stormont
Son of William Earl and Frederica, Countess of Mansfield
Nat July 2nd 1809 Ob Nov 24th 1837
Third daughter of Cuthbert Ellison and Isabella Grace Ibbetson. Married William David Murray. Two children, William David and Louisa Nina.
Miss Mary Barclay left ยฃ10,000 in her will for the erection of a Free Church, to be named after her.
Euphemia Simon was born in Leuchars, the third of four children of Thomas Simon, coalminer, and Margaret McEwan.
She trained as a teacher in Edinburgh, then returned to Fife to teach. She worked in the VAD during the First World War. She became headmistress of Crossroads School, Methil, and lived in the Schoolhouse.
Gwendolen (known as Gwyneth) was the second of four children of John, Lord Semphill, and Gwendolen Prodgers. Her brother, Ewan, who was born after her death, wrote this in his memoirs: "A sister was born with a lovely face and the sweetest disposition, so everyone agreed. Unfortunately she died from peritonitis from a burst appendix in 1910. I believe both my parents were very grief-stricken at the time.
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