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Queen Victoria fountain

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Inscription: 

This fountain was erected by Wm Achinachie Esq JR Provost of Aberchirder. It was presented to the burgh on Queen Victoria's Jubilee

Date: 
1897
Material: 
Granite
Location:
The Square
Main Street
Aberchirder , ABD, AB54 7ST

Maggie McIver's Gate

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Inscription: 

Maggie McIver's Gate
Maggie McIver 1880-1958
'The Founder of Glasgow's renowned Barras Market and the Barrowland Ballroom'

Erected by: 
Glasgow City Council
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Glasgow Green
Monteith Row
Glasgow, G40

Mary Salmond Trust

Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
son, Alex Salmond First Minister of Scottish Parliament
Date: 
2007
Location:
Aberdeen
11 Burns Road
Aberdeen, AB15 4NT

Fountain in memory of Elizabeth Oswald

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Inscription: 

In Memoriam
Elizabeth Louisa Oswald
Wife of Lt Col James Ross Farquharson of Invercauld
Who died Aug 10th 1870
Aged 24 years

Erected by: 
Her widower, Lt Col J.R. Farquharson
Material: 
Granite
Location:
Invercauld Road
Braemar , AB35 5YR
Images: 
Fountain

Mortification Board to Isabel Hunter

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1648 Isabel Hunter, relict of John Dawson left in legacy for the use of the poor people in the huts eight score merks Scots money, £40 whereof George Kempt paid to the Dean of Guild of Aberdeen in part of payment of the foresaid sum.

Erected by: 
Aberdeen City Council
Date: 
1648
Material: 
Wood
Location:
Town House Entrance Hall
Union Street
Aberdeen , AB10 1AQ
Images: 
Mortification Board
Additional information: 

"The huts" referred to the huts where victims of the plague which struck Aberdeen in 1647 were sent to isolate them from the city.

Chair dedicated to Jane Leslie Findlay.

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Inscription: 

To the Glory of God and in memory of Jane Leslie Findlay
1864 1910

Material: 
Wood
Location:
St Giles Cathedral
High Street
Edinburgh , EH1 1RE
Images: 
Detail of chair
Detail of chair

Inscribed paving stone to Nan Shepherd

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

It's a grand thing to get leave to live.

Erected by: 
Edinburgh City Council Writers Museum
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Lady Stair's Close
Edinburgh, EH1 2PA
Images: 
Slab
Additional information: 

This memorial is one of many stones inscribed with quotations linked to well-known Scottish writers. They form part of a pavement in Makars' Court, beside the Writers' Museum in Lady Stair's Close, off the Lawnmarket.

Inscription to Jennie Lee

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Inscription: 

Her legacy, the Open University, enables so many to fulfill their potential.

Designed by: 
Shauna McMullan
Date: 
2006
Material: 
Porcelain
Location:
Scottish Parliament
Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH99 1SP
Images: 
Memorial

Inscription to Mary Slessor

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Inscription: 

Born 1848, lived in Dundee slums, went to Africa, dedicated her life to teaching, appears on Scottish bank notes.

Designed by: 
Shauna McMullan
Date: 
2006
Material: 
Porcelain
Location:
Scottish Parliament
Royal Mile
Edinburgh , EH99 1SP
Images: 
Memorial
Additional information: 

Third sentence down in the photograph.

Part of memorial to 100 women.

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Inscription: 

She tried to warm her hands on the fire that was to burn her.

Designed by: 
Shauna McMullan
Date: 
2006
Material: 
Porcelain
Location:
Scottish Parliament buildig - ground floor
Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH99 1SP
Images: 
Sentence about Janet Horne
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