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Dorothy Quincy McWharrie

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Dorothy Quincy McWharrie

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Dorothy Quincy Wright was born 20 June 1888. Her father George Charles Wright was a Unitarian Clergyman and her mother was Helen Wright nee Bean. She does not appear to have been born in Scotland.

She married widower Neil Matheson McWharrie and they lived in Kirkudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, until his death on 17 November 1943. In 1931 the pair took a yachting holiday up the west coast of Scotland on the Isle of May including stops at Gourock, Campbelltown, Lochgoilhead, Mull, Iona, Staffa, Skye, Barra, Harris, Stornoway and Callanish. Dorothy was a keen photographer and kept a photographic record of her journeys. They also travelled around Europe, visiting the Netherlands, France as well as trips to the United States of America. ewis.

By 1951 she was resident in Closeburn Castle, Dumfries, and that year she married another widower, Sir Stephen Pigott, Managing Director of John Brown's shipbuilders of Clydebank. He died in 1955. She died at the castle on 13 June 1981 aged 92.


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