Women Tagged 'Missionary'

Gall, ‘Ma’ Sarah Jane – Missionary

Posted on November 14th, 2012 · Posted in Further Footsteps

Known as ‘Ma’ or ‘Jean’, she was blind from her youth. Born at 64 Hilltown, she was the daughter of James Gall, shipyard labourer, and Mary Whitton, jute spinner, who married in 1894 in the Gilfillan Memorial Church. At the… read more

Mary Slessor

Posted on May 28th, 2012 · Posted in Twenty-five Footsteps

Originally from Aberdeen and born into a poor family, this young girl arrived in Dundee aged eleven. As a mill-worker in Baxter’s, Mary attended the Wishart Church, along with her mother and siblings. Mary’s plaque is below the old Wishart… read more