Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Ross And Cromarty
Town
Marybank
County
Highland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69586

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Current location

Fairburn Memorial Hall
Achonochie Road
Marybank
Ross And Cromarty
Highland
IV6 7QE
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NH 47951 53735
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Earlier building on the same site
    Fairburn Hall
    Achonochie Road
    Marybank
    Ross And Cromarty
    Highland
    IV6 7QE
    Scotland

    OS Grid Ref: NH 47951 53735
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Memorial hall with dedicatory board. Board features carved wreath and raised lettering.
Inscription
(Names)/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ THIS HALL/ WAS ERECTED/ IN THEIR HONOUR. Plaque in entrance hall: Fairburn Memorial Hall / This hall was opened on 7th October, 2000 / by / Captain R. W. K. Stirling of Fairburn, TD, JP, / (latterly Captain Sir Roderick Stirliong of Fairburn, KCVO) / Lord-Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty. It commemorates local men who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars. It stands on the site / of the original Fairburn Memorial Hall, / which was built in 1923 by the Fairburn Estate, / and which served the community / for over seven decades. The construction of the new hall was made possible by / the generosity of the Fairburn Estate, / and / the success of the local community's / fund-raising activities.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Campbell, John
Forbes, Donald
Forbes, Duncan
Forbes, Finlay
Mackenzie, John
Mclean, Colin
Munro, Alexander
Munro, John
Murray, David
Stirling, William A E
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Wednesday 03 May 1939 Report of an ARP anti-gas course in the Fairburn Hall, Marybank
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Monday 28 March 1932 Earliest reference to the Fairburn Hall.
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal - Saturday 09 October 1937 ROSS V.A.D. INSPECTION in the Fairburn Hall, Marybank

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