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It had a name in the cover and a date (1894). Local newspapers were contacted who wrote articles asking if folk if they knew what had happened to the owner – from the writing inside the Bible it belonged to a girl aged 12, called Bella McGregor.
After the articles were published Marina Alexander got in touch, it would seem that Bella was a distant relative of Marina’s. You can read Marina’s fascinating response to article on the GrampianOnine website by clicking here
Incidentally, Marina has contributed a great deal of historical information about life in Glass to our website – you can read more about Glass remembered by clicking here