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Annabella Cruickshank Doubtfire

Title: 
Madame Doubtfire
Other names: 
Her maiden name was Adams, and her subsequent married name was Coutts.
Dates: 
18 December 1886 - 22 November 1979

Annabella Cruikshank Adams was born in Aberdeen on 18 December 1886. She was the eldest child of John Adams and Margaret Michie. She was a fishworker when, in 1906, she married Arthur Cyril Doubtfire, a bugler with the Scottish Rifles who was stationed in the King Street Barracks.
Her husband was killed in the Dardanelles in 1916. He is buried in Sarigol Military Cemetery.
She married James Davie Coutts in 1921. She wasa widowed for a second time and set up shop selling second hand clothes at 1-3 South East Circus Place, Stockbridge Edinburgh. She adopted the name "Madame Doubtfire"

Sources
Birth Certificate
1887 168/01 0036
Husband's death
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Marriage cert (Arthur Doubtfire)
1906 168 /01 0138
Marriage cert (James Coutts)
1921 685 / 04 0886

Christian MacLagan

Dates: 
1811-1901

Carved wooden cross

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Stirling Council Ranger Service
Designed by: 
Iain Chalmers
Date: 
2016
Material: 
Cedar wood
Location:
near the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum
40 Albert Place
Stirling, FK8 2RQ

Dr Ann Mitchell Park

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In memory of the miners who lost their lives at the Newton Pit on March 11 1938.

...
Dr Ann Mitchell must be commended as the first woman to ever go down a pit and for her efforts to save the men.

...
Donated by Pride of Place 2015

Erected by: 
Pride of Place
Date: 
2015
Material: 
Stone cairn within a park.
Location:
Dr Ann Mitchell Park
Newton Farm Road , Newton
Cambuslang, G72 7ZU
Images: 
Plaque on cairn

Ann Mitchell

Title: 
Doctor
Other names: 
Her name is variously spelled Ann, Anne and Annie.
Dates: 
14 December 1885 - ?

Anne Mitchell was born on 14 Dec 1885 at 2 Paton's Lane Dundee. Her parents, David Kinnear Mitchell, jute factory manager, and Susan Elder Rae, had married in Dundee in 1884. She was their eldest child, and had two younger brothers, Thomas and James, and three younger sisters, Helen, Maud and Katherine.
By 1901 the family had moved to Blairgowrie.
In 1911, she was living with her aunt Helen Mitchell and studying medicine. She appears as Annie Mitchell in the 1911 census.

Ann Mitchell graduated in medicine from St Andrews University in 1912.

Sources
Birth Certificate
1886 282 / 1 / 9 (She was born in December 1885, and her birth registered in January 1886)
1891 census
1891 282 / 1 36 / 15
1901 census
1901 335 / 3 / 16
1911 census
1911 335 / 3 / 18
Woman's Pluck
Aberdeen Press & Journal 7 Jan 1929, p 11.
Lady Doctor's Success
Motherwell Times 12 July 1929
Doctor and Priest Honoured
Kirkintilloch Herald 3 April 1929

War Memorial including Mabel Milne

Dedicated to: 
Location:
St Giles Cathedral
High Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
Images: 
Name on War Memorial

Mabel Lee Milne

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
8 January 1886 - 2 October 1917

The daughter of James Milne, railway clerk and Mary Lee, Mabel Milne was born in Dundee in 1886. She had two older brothers and a younger sister. The family subsequently moved to Perth. She attended Perth Academy.
She went to France in May 1917, where she served with the Territorial Force Nursing Service.

She died of wounds from an enemy aircraft at St Omer in October 1917. She was mentioned in Dispatches (London Gazette 21 Dec 1917) by Sir Douglas Haig for gallant and distinguished conduct in the field.

Sources
Birth certificate
1886 282/1 69
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1919 Vol 4.
page 135
Imperial War Museum
(includes a photograph of Mabel Milne)

Memorial including Sarah Darnley

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Sumburgh Airport Memorial
23rd August 2013

AS332L2 G-WNSB

....
Sarah Darnley, Elgin
....
....

Date: 
May 2013
Material: 
Stone, with hardwood benches
Location:
Sumburgh Airport
Sumburgh, Virkie
ZE3 9JP

Sarah Helen Darnley

Dates: 
3 March 1968 - 23 August 2013

Sarah Darnley was born in Elgin, the elder of two daughters of Edmund and Anne Darnley. During her schooldays she was a talented gymnast.

Sarah started working offshore as a steward. She worked on various rigs, including a spell in the Falkland Islands. When not working she loved to travel.

Sarah was one of four offshore workers who died when the helicopter on which they were travelling back to shore crashed into the North Sea.

Sources
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oli and Gas Industry.
Rebecca Ponton, Modern History Press 2019.

Gravestone of Annie Winifred Munro

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Sister Annie Winifred Munro
Aged 25

......

Erected by: 
South African Comforts Committee, under the personal direction of Viscountess Gladstone
Designed by: 
Sir Herbert Baker
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Western Necropolis
9 Tresta Road
Glasgow , G23 5AB