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CodeNA7302
Dates1843-1930
Person NameCarnegie; Agnes Lindsay (1843-1930)
SurnameCarnegie
ForenamesAgnes Lindsay
ActivityMrs Lindsay Carnegie was born Agnes Rait of Anniston in October 1843. She married Henry Alexander Lindsay Carnegie of Spynie (b.1836) in 1862. Her family had lived in Forfarshire for two generations and on the death of her neice in 1904 she succeeded to the Anniston estate. In 1921 she was asked to show Queen Mary and her party around Arbroath Abbey, and in 1926 she received the Freedom of the Burgh of Arbroath for her services during the First World War.
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