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Clara Maxwell

Date just a guess. Clare, is this your grandmother?
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Picture added on 16 May 2009
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No this is her older sister, Isabel. She was a nurse, (very religious) trained in Tottenham, London, nursed in Palestine, South Africa, Guernsey and elsewhere. She settled near her sister in Brixham, Devon, marrying later in life. I have a journal which she wrote when she was nursing in Palestine. She had some interesting adventures, caught typhoid, came back to Orkney for a short time to recuperate and wrote of her visits to friends and relatives in Kirkwall and Stronsay. At this time she was still in her twenties.
Added by Clare on 18 May 2009
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Stronsay

Barrier number threeFinstown from WidefordOpposite the Police Station, LonghopeQueen Street, StromnessLizzie Ann Thomson Smith (nee Wilson)Annie Shearer Grayson, StronsayMystery personAnnie Shearer Grayson, StronsayMystery ladiesMystery workers