Plaque

Records tagged with Type of Memorial: Plaque

Memorial plaque to Sophia Jex-Blake, University of Edinburgh

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
IN HONOUR OF
SOPHIA LOUISA
JEX-BLAKE
1840–1912
PHYSICIAN, PIONEER OF MEDICAL
EDUCATION FOR WOMEN IN BRITAIN,
ALUMNA OF THE UNIVERSITY

Location:
East wall of the main entrance, Under the Pend, The University of Edinburgh Medical School
Teviot Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9AG
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Plaque to Sophia Jex-Blake at Edinburgh University Medical School
Plaque to Sophia Jex-Blake at Edinburgh University Medical School

Memorial plaque to Sophia Jex-Blake

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF SOPHIA LOUISA JEX-BLAKE MD
BY WHOSE ENERGY, COURAGE, SELF-SACRIFICE AND PERSEVERANCE THE SCIENCE OF MEDICINE AND THE ART OF HEALING WERE OPENED TO WOMEN IN SCOTLAND
1840–1912

Location:
North aisle, St Giles’ Cathedral
High Street
Edinburgh
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Plaque to Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake inside St Giles Kirk, Edinburgh

Memorial plaque to Marjory Fleming, Abbotshall Church

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Inscription: 

Author, poet and diarist, Marjory Fleming (“Pet Marjorie”) was buried here in 1811 aged 8 years 11 months

Erected by: 
Kirkcaldy Civic Society
Date: 
1991
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Entrance to Abbotshall Church graveyard
Abbotshall Road
Kirkcaldy, KY2 5PB
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Memorial Plaque to Marjory Fleming at Abbotshall Churchyard

Memorial plaque to Jane Haining

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Inscription: 

1897-1944
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF
JANE HAINING, MISSIONARY, BORN IN
THIS PARISH AND A MEMBER OF CRAIG CHURCH
DIED IN AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP
ON OR ABOUT 17th JULY 1944

Material: 
Brass
Location:
West wall inside Dunscore Parish Church
Kirkgate
Dunscore

Memorial plaque to Nora Lilian Alcock

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Women of Achievement

LILIAN ALCOCK

Plant Pathologist

Erected by: 
The City of Edinburgh Council Women’s Committee
Location:
On the wall beside the door, outside the Balfour Building, Royal Botanic Garden
20A Inverleith Row
Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
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Plaque to Lilian Alcock Plant Pathologist at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Plaque to Lilian Alcock Plant Pathologist at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
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This plaque marks the start of Edinburgh’s Women’s Achievement Trail. The trail is a series of plaques commemorating women who are associated with Edinburgh. It recognises their work in education, science, the arts and politics. A booklet was published giving a map of the trail and short biographies of the women.

Memorial plaque to Mary Crudelius

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Women of Achievement
Mary Crudelius
Social Reformer

Erected by: 
The City of Edinburgh Council Women’s Committee
Location:
University of Edinburgh Chaplaincy Centre (West side)
Bristo Square
Edinburgh
Additional information: 

The Women's Achievement Trail is a series of plaques commemorating women who are associated with Edinburgh. It recognises women's accomplishments in education, science, the arts and politics. A booklet with a trail map and short biographies of the women was published by the Women's Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council.

Memorial plaque to Catherine Spence

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Catherine
Helen Spence
1825-1910
Australian Social and
Political Reformer
Writer and Preacher
who worked for Children
lived here between
1825 and 1839

Date: 
1999
Material: 
Metal
Location:
Townhouse Hotel
Market Square
Melrose, TD6 9PQ
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memorial plaque to Catherine Helen Spence

Memorial plaque to Catherine Hollingworth

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Inscription: 

CATHERINE HOLLINGWORTH 1904-1999. Child drama pioneer, speech therapist and founder of Aberdeen Municipal Children's Theatre which she directed in this building 1956-1968.

Erected by: 
Aberdeen City Council; The plaque was sponsored by a group of her colleagues, friends and ex-pupils.
Location:
Aberdeen Municipal Children's Theatre
31 King Street
Aberdeen, AB24 5AA
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Plaque to Catherine Hollingworth
Plaque to Catherine Hollingworth

Memorial plaque to Marjory Fleming

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

“Pet Marjorie”
The youngest immortal in
the world of letters
Marjory Fleming
Born 15-1-1803
Died 19-12-1811

Erected by: 
Kirkcaldy Civic Society
Date: 
23/08/1994
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
132 High Street
Kirkcaldy, KY1 1UB

Carved stone memorial plaque to Elsie Inglis

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

TO THE BELOVED AND
HONOURED MEMORY OF
ELSIE MAUD INGLIS
SURGEON PHILANTHROPIST
FOUNDER IN 1914 OF THE
SCOTTISH WOMEN’S HOSPITALS
FOR SERVICE WITH THE ALLIES
IN FRANCE SERBIA AND RUSSIA
BORN 1864
DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE 1917
MORS JANVA VITAE

Designed by: 
Sir Frank C. Mears, architect, and carved by C. d'O. Pilkington Jackson
Material: 
Stone
Location:
St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Holy Cross Aisle
High Street, Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
Images: 
Memorial to Elsie Maud Inglis at St Giles Cathedral
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Carved stone plaque of three female angels, each holding a plaque (anchor, cross, heart)

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