Kay Matheson

Kay Matheson, originally uploaded by Scottish Political Archive.

Accession Number: spa.si.284

This photograph is dated 14th October 1981 and shows Kay Matheson one of the four students who removed the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day, 1950 and briefly repatriated it to Scotland. She stood as a SNP candidate for Ross, Cromarty and Skye at the 1983 general election. For further information www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article11108…

This picture forms part of the Scots Independent donation to the Scottish Political Archive. The Scots Independent is a monthly Nationalist newspaper. The paper was founded in 1926 and is the longest surviving political newspaper in Scotland in the twentieth century. For further information about the Scots Independent please visit their website at www.scotsindependent.org

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