Plaque

Records tagged with Type of Memorial: Plaque

Plaque commorating the home of Eliza Fraser (incorrectly)

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Home of Eliza Fraser who in 1836 survived shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef and capture by aborigines to become a legendary figure in Australian history.

Material: 
Metal
Location:
On a house wall
Dundas Street
Stromness, ORK
Images: 
Blue plaque to Eliza Fraser

Plaque to Elizabeth Hoyes

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

To the Glory of God and in memory of Elizabeth Hoyes, widow of Donald Taylor, Sherriff Clerk of Sutherland, who died 14th November 1912, aged 70 years. Erected by her friends as a tribute to her upright character, genuine piety, devotion to her church and her zeal for the cause of Christ.

Erected by: 
Her friends.
Date: 
1912
Material: 
Brass
Location:
Dornoch Cathedral
St Gilbert Street
Dornoch , IV25 3HN
Images: 
Photo of plaque
Additional information: 

The plaque is underneath a stained glass window commemorating her maternal uncle, William Sutherland Fraser.

Plaque to James Miranda Barry at Old College

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THE UNIVERSITY
of EDINBURGH
IN HONOUR OF
JAMES MIRANDA
BARRY
C1795-1865
ARMY SURGEON AND INSPECTOR GENERAL
OF HOSPITALS IN CANADA LIVED AS
A MAN, AND BELIEVED TO BE THE
FIRST WOMAN GRADUATE
OF THE UNIVERSITY
(1812)

Erected by: 
The University of Edinburgh
Date: 
2000
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
at the far end (West) of the Old College quadrangle, Edinburgh University
South Bridge
Edinburgh, MLN, EH1
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Plaque to James Miranda Barry at Old College, Edinburgh University
Plaque to James Miranda Barry at Old College, Edinburgh University

Plaque to Jennie Lee at Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

IN HONOUR OF BARONESS JENNIE LEE

1904 - 1988

AN EARLY WOMAN MP,
FIRST WOMAN MINISTER FOR THE ARTS,
FOUNDER OF THE OPEN UNIVERSITY,
GRADUATE OF THE
UNIVERSITY

Erected by: 
The University of Edinburgh (Millenial Plaques)
Date: 
2000
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
On the wall
9 Buccleuch Street
Edinburgh, MLN, EH8 9LN
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Plaque to Jennie Lee at 9 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh
Plaque to Jennie Lee at 9 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Plaque to J K Rowling at Nicolson Street

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

J. K. Rowling
Wrote some of the
early chapters of
HARRY POTTER
in the rooms on
the First Floor of
this building

Date: 
2014 to replace an earlier one
Location:
high on the wall at the corner of Nicolson Street and Drummond Street
6a Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, MLN, EH8 9DH
Images: 
J. K. Rowling Plaque at 2 Nicolson Street

Paisley Witches Memorial, Paisley, Renfrewshire

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

PAIN INFLICTED SUFFERING ENDURED INJUSTICE DONE

Material: 
Brass
Location:
Maxwelton Cross in the west of the town - middle of a road junction
Paisley, RFW
Images: 
Plaque to the Paisley Witches (aka Bargarron or Renfrewshire Witches)

Plaque commemorating Beathag, daughter of Somerled

Inscription: 

Teampull Na Trianaid
Trinity Temple

Medieval monastry and college of European significance founded by Beathag, daughter of Somhairle (Somerled).

Material: 
Marble
Location:
Trinity Chapel
A865, Carinish
North Uist , HS6 5EJ
Images: 
Photograph of plaque

Commemorative plaque to Isabella Elder

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

QM ELDER

Erected by: 
University of Glasgow
Designed by: 
A. Graham Henderson
Date: 
1952
Material: 
Iron
Location:
Glasgow University
University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8LQ

Templeton's Memorial Gate

Inscription: 

On 1st November 1889 the partially built carpet factory collapsed, killing twenty nine women and girls. This is dedicated to their memory.

Material: 
Stone
Location:
Templeton Street
Glasgow, G40 1AW

Plaque to Annie Inglis

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

The efforts of many people ensured the survival of Aberdeen Arts Centre when it was threatened with closure in 1998.
Without the leadership and determination of
ANNIE INGLIS
the campaign may not have succeeded.

The Arts Centre was eventually leased to Castlegate Arts Limited, a charitable trust, on 27th February 2001.

Location:
Aberdeen Arts Centre
33 King Street
Aberdeen , AB24 5AA
Images: 
Plaque to Annie Inglis
Plaque to Annie Inglis
Plaque to Annie Inglis
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