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Woman Standing In Garden At Balerno c.1930


About this memory

Maria Pettigrew (née Scougall) - this is the earliest photograph of Maria, taken at Harlaw, Balerno.

Maria, who was 106 in 2000, worked at Harlaw Farm as a farmworker and housekeeper. Her first husband, Bill McArdle, died in 1923, and she brought up three children on her own.

Donor number: 0019-001

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