Born Stewart Kenneth Thomson at Stirling Royal Infirmary
on 7 June 1973. Stewart went to Riverside Primary School
and then Wallace High School which he left at the end of
his 4th year.
He immediately started work at Domino Amjet as an Industrial
Technology Inkjet Salesperson. He worked there for 2 years
until he was 18, and then he went back to Falkirk College
to study where he gained an SVQ in Business Administration.
Stewart is a Christian, and has 10 Years of taking part
in Church of Scotland Summer Missions followed by 4 years
as a Mission Team Leader (he led my first mission at Dunbar,
After Falkirk College, Stewart studied on the Training
(Counselling) in Evangelism (TEV) one year course at Dundee
University and then moved to Benbecula for 14 months to
work as a Parish Assistant.
In November 1998, Stewart took up a job with Burger King
at Springkerse Industrial Estate in Stirling. He started
off as a staff/crew member, and then got promotion to Service
expert, then Service Supervisor, then Supervisor and is
now Trainee Assistant Manager. He also works as a delivery
driver for the Fountain Cafe.
When Isobel Maurer Davies was born in Alison Street, Ayr
on 8 September 1943, the doctor's had to perform a mastroid
operation, and the operation went wrong, which left her
with only one eardrum. Isobel has to wear a hearing aid.
She learned to lip read at an early age.
Isobel lost her mum when she was only 4. When Papa married
Jessie McLinton Parker in 1951, she came to regard Jessie
as her mum.
Isobel went to Glenburn Primary for a short while, then
transferred to a Deaf School (one in Kilmaurs, and one in
When Isobel left school she started work in the Laundry.
She also washed dishes in the Queens Hotel down Prestwick
Shore (now a Nursing home). She was in and out of hospital,
so she couldn't hold down a steady job and ended up just
living at home with her mum and dad.
When her mum and dad died, Isobel got a small house in
Prestwick the following February. She has lived there ever
since, and receives a home help three times a week.