A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
In loving memory of
Irene Margaret Allan
10.07.1938 - 11.03.2015

Morag Bright

Irene, this is your first birthday since you left us to join Craig.
I wish to start this grove to honour this occasion and to remember the 59 years of love we shared together.
Your loving husband Andrew


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Andrew Allan donation60 years ago I was standing at the front of the Kirk with Alec and the Minster waiting/hoping nervously that you would be coming down the aisle with your Dad.Still missing you every day,love you xxxxx

Donated by Andrew Allan

10th October 2018

Andrew Allan donationToday is my birthday.
I chose this photo to remember the lovely day out we had at Dumfries.Visiting all the Rabbies Burns haunts around the town.
Wish you were here to celebrate with me lots of love xxx

Donated by Andrew Allan

29th August 2018

Joyce and family donationHappy 80th birthday Mum.
Really wish we were able to celebrate it with you,
with one of our huge family parties that you love so much.
Enjoy celebrating with Craig and the rest of your family. xxxxx.

Donated by Joyce and family

10th July 2018

Andrew Allan donationToday Irene would have been your 80th birthday. I wonder how you would spend the 25 pence a week extra pension.
So another birthday passes without you.
The family still misses you lots.
All my love xxxx

Donated by Andrew Allan

10th July 2018

Today Iene is a double whammy for me and the family. 1st it is 3yrs since you left us. 2nd it is also Mother's Day, the pain the family and I feel does not decrease with time.
I miss/love you Andrew xxx

Donated by Andrew Allan

11th March 2018

 donationHappy Mothers Day. This never gets easier and with it being 3 years since you left us to join Craig, this years is sooo hard. Miss you so much and wish you were still here with us. Love always Xxxxxxxx

11th March 2018

Another Christmas without you and Craig. Always a hard time of year as you loved it so much. We will raise a glass to you on the day as you did enjoy your red wine at Christmas. Love always xxxxxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

25th December 2017

Irene, it is Christmas time once again, but Christmas is not same without you or Craig. What should be a time of joy feels dull and flat. I keep my emotions in check to keep the others happy.
Love Andrew x

Donated by Andrew Allan

21st December 2017

Today, would have been our 59th wedding anniversary Irene. I wish it was back in 1958 when we were starting out together as a married couple, but I would not have all the memories to keep. Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

10th October 2017

Irene, This is my 3rd birthday since you passed on.The days without you are long and very lonely, when I do not see a soul. I pass the time talking to your photo. Missing you all the time. lots of love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

29th August 2017

Happy Birthday Mum. Another one without you and the family parties you loved so much. Celebrate with Craig and the rest of your family in heaven. Love always, miss you both so much. Joyce xxxxxxxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

10th July 2017

Irene, this is 1 of 4 Times a year I have an increase in heartache as it would be your birthday. No cards, presents and unable to give you a cuddle, really hurts. Happy birthday. Still missing you. Love Andrew x

Donated by Andrew Allan

10th July 2017

Joyce and family donationHappy Mothers Day Mum. Miss you everyday and wish you were still here with us. You were my rock through hard times and it is difficult without you. Love always xxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

27th March 2017

Irene, Its Mothers Day once again without you. Its breaks my heart as I see the display of Mothers Day cards and gifts in the shops ,tv and email as I have no one to buy for. missing you still Andrew xx

Donated by Andrew Allan

27th March 2017

Joyce and family donationWow 2 years since you went to be with Craig. It has gone quickly but the heartache remains the same as that day. Miss you so much and often find myself wanting to call you for a chat. Love you. xxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

13th March 2017

Irene, 2years have lapsed since you left us. In February I thought I might be joining you, but to the delight of the family I recovered as they say it is not on the cards for me to join you yet.
Andrew xx

Donated by Andrew Allan

13th March 2017

Merry Christmas Mum. This time of year is the hardest without you and Craig. Miss you both so much but remember the Christmas's we shared full of fun and laughter. Love always Joyce and family xxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

25th December 2016

Irene, it is xmas time again. With the passing of time, it is getting harder to put on a brave face. In company I struggle to keep tears from my eyes, one to one I just about cope. Still missing you. Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

24th December 2016

58 years ago it rained, Alec and I had to hang our jackets on the vestry radiators to dry. The rain stopped before you arrived with your Dad, it knew better. Happy anniversary still missing you love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

10th October 2016

Irene,Today is my birthday so I am donating these trees as a present from you to me.Wish you were here to celebrate as it is my 85th. Missing you each day,lots of love Andrew xxxxx

Donated by Andrew Allan

29th August 2016

Happy Birthday Mum. Another one without you here with us. Enjoy your party in heaven with Craig, raise a glass to those of us you left behind. Love always xxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

11th July 2016

Irene,Today the 10th would have been your 78th birthday.Now that Ian has joined you, Craig and Lesley, will Ian and you once again be teasing Lesley like you did before in Maryhill love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

11th July 2016

Irene.this evening you gave 2 small coughs last year then you were gone as I stood at the foot of the bed,I reget I was not able to hold in my arms.I chat to your Photo every day Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

11th March 2016

Wow a year since you left us to go be with Craig. Still miss you both so much. Give each other a hug from me. Love always Joyce and family xxxx

Donated by Joyce and family

11th March 2016

Irene.Today is Mother's Day,last year it was 4 days after you left us I gave you a card.This year it is 5 days before so I am will donate trees instead to honour you. Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

7th March 2016

Happy Mothers Day. Last year we sent our cards with you. Miss you so much and will be thinking of you today. You have a new great grandson Todd I will cuddle for you. Love always Joyce and family xxxx

Donated by Joyce, Chris and family

7th March 2016

Remembering the 1st Valentine card I sent you with Postie, postie do your duty take this to my blue eyed beauty. On the back HOLLAND true today as is was back then. Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

14th February 2016

Irene.This is 1st new year with out you.I am thinking about the 1st new year in Kings Park as a married couple,you with your 4 bottles of babycham and me with 4 cans of lager. Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

1st January 2016

This is the first Christmas without you and will miss you so much on the day. There is now a big gap at the table that's hard to fill for you and Craig. Enjoy celebrating in heaven together. Xxxxxxxxx

Donated by Joyce, Chris and family

24th December 2015

Irene. This is the 1st xmas since you left us. I am reliving the xmas day 58 years ago at 191 when I placed the engagement ring on your finger.missing you all the time Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

23rd December 2015

Irene.Today 10/10 would have been our 57th wedding anniversary at 5.20pm in my mind I will see @hear your @ I saying our vows.These trees donated to mark that occasion. love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

12th October 2015

Andrew Allan donationIrene It is my birthday today and as you always said I was a awkward person to buy a present for. I am putting these trees in your grove to be from you Love Andrew

Donated by Andrew Allan

31st August 2015

Mum, you were unique, they broke the mould after you. We will all miss you dearly, but are comforted knowing you are now with Craig. Rest in peace together. Love Karen, Neil, Thomas and Emily xxxx

Donated by Neil Derrick

14th July 2015

Mum, our hearts broke when you left us even though we knew it was time for you to go and to be reunited with Craig. We miss you as much today as the day you left. Happy birthday Mum.

Donated by With love from Morag, Richard, Charlotte, James and Jade.

13th July 2015

Happy Birthday Mum. Hope you and Craig have organised one of the party's you loved so much. Wish you were still here to party with us as well. Love and miss you so much, Joyce, Chris and family xxxxxx

Donated by Joyce, Chris and family

10th July 2015

Donated by Andrew S M Allan

6th July 2015

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Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Irene Margaret Allan's grove
Trees in this grove: 116

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