Sheona Lilian Watt's memorial grove
25th May, 1969 - 29th July, 2004

Sheona Lilian Watt grove

This is a living memorial to Sheona Lilian Watt, daughter of Donna and Eric, brother of Allan, Auntie to Archie and now Angus and Finn Collingridge Watt.

Sheona loved being with animals, especially her horse and her dogs and - despite her illness - enjoyed being outdoors in all weathers.

She had an indomitable spirit and this grove will be a lasting and fitting tribute to her strength and endurance.

She left this poem behind in her papers.

With love from Allan, Ness, Archie, Angus and Finn.

I give you this one thought to keep.

I am with you still - I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow,

I am the diamond glints on snow,

I am the sunlight on ripened grain,

I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning hush

I am the swift, uplifting rush

of quiet birds in circled flight.

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not think of me as gone.

I am with you still - in each new dawn.

Do not stand at my grave and cry.

I am not there. I did not die.

Mary Frye, 1932


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To celebrate the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Granny and Seannair and remember Sheona.

Donated by Allan, Ness, Archie, Angus, Finn and Dougal with love

1st August 2016

We always think of Sheona with love

Donated by The Cowan Family

23rd May 2016

Always thinking of you, the forest is growing Love from the Cowans

Donated by Catherine, Maurice and family

27th May 2015

With love from Catherine and Maurice

Donated by Catherine Cowan

23rd May 2014

Thinking of you always with love Catherine, Maurice and all the Cowans

Donated by Catherine Cowan

22nd May 2013

We always think of you with love Catherine Maurice and family

Donated by Catherine Cowan

28th May 2012

With love Catherine Maurice and family.

Donated by Catherine Cowan

30th May 2011

Catherine and Maurice and family with love.

Donated by Catherine G Cowan

10th May 2010

On mothers day - a reminder of Sheona. Love Allan, Ness, Archie, Angus and Finn

Donated by Allan Watt

15th March 2010

16th January 2008

With all our love. Always in our thoughts. Mum & Dad We always think of Sheona Love Catherine and Maurice To Sheona, remembering you always with love Allan and Ness, Archie, Angus and Finn. With Love Fiona and Conor We like to think about Sheona on her birthday Love Catherine Maurice and family Dear Donna. I never knew your daughter but remember you talking of her frequently and her fight with her illness. I'm so sorry to discover, all these years later that she passed away. Sian Balfour.

Donated by Vanessa Collingridge, Mum and Dad, Catherine and Maurice, Allan and Ness, Archie, Angus and Finn, Fiona and Conor, Fiona, Catherine Maurice and family, and Sian Balfour.

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Sheona Lilian Watt's grove
Trees in this grove:
124

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