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Mary (born 1914) was the eldest daughter of Kenneth Campbell and Christina Mackay; it is not certain where the family were living at the time of her birth initially they were cottars at 2a North Tolsta, but later her father built a house at 8 Hill Street and they settled there.
Mary married Sydney Richardson and they lived in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Two of their children, aged 13 and 9 became minor celebrities in 1949 when they managed to run away, travelling to Tolsta with only sixpence and three farthings. BBC Alba aired a documentary about this at Hogmanay, 2019.