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Helen Grant Nicolson

F, #1661, b. 24 June 1855, d. after 31 March 1911
  • Birth*: Helen Grant Nicolson was born on 24 June 1855 at St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Nicolson and Mary Emslie.
  • (Witness) Marriage: Helen Grant Nicolson witnessed the marriage of John Rose and Susan Nicolson on Friday, 31 March 1882 at 31 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; cert held: 1882 marriages in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen; 1182 on the thirty-first day of March at 31 Frederick Street Aberdeen after banns according to the Free Church of Scotland, John Rose telegraph clerk bachelor, 26, 34 St Nicholas Street Aberdeen, John Rose tinsmith journeyman (dec) Margaret Rose ms Shaw; Susan Nicholson spinster, 29, 31 Frederick Street Aberdeen, James Nicholson marble cutter (dec) Mary Nicholson ms Emslie (dec); Alex M Bannatyne Free Union Church Aberdeen, Helen Nicholson, James C Mitchell witnesses.
  • Married Name: As of circa July 1891, her married name was Haynes.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Grant Nicolson married Henry Adolphus Haynes, son of William Haynes and Amelia Lazerus, circa July 1891 at Southampton, England.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Grant Nicolson died after 31 March 1911 probably England.

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of James Nicolson and Mary Emslie in the 1861 census at 30 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Helen Nicholson, daug, 5, scholar, Aberdeen; James Nicholson, head, mar, 53, marble cutter, Aberdeen; Mary Nicholson, wife, mar, 43, Aberdeen; 3 rooms with windows.
Principal2 April 1871Helen Grant Nicolson appeared in the 1871 census. Not found.
Member of Household3 April 1881She was listed in the 1881 census at 31 Frederick Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Helen Nicolson, sister, unm, 25, Aberdeen; John Nicolson, head, unm, 23, Assistant Schoolmaster, Aberdeen.
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of Henry Adolphus Haynes in the 1891 census at 37 Radcliffe Road, Southampton, England. Ellen Nicholson, sister, single, 36, b Aberdeen Scotland; Henry A Haynes, widower, 48, wine merchant's manager, employed, b Manchester Cheshire.3,4
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of Henry Adolphus Haynes in the 1901 census at 17&18 Greetham Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England; Henry A Haynes, head, m, 58, secured viticuller (pub), working on own account at home, Lanes Manchester; Helen N Haynes, wife, m, 45, Scotland; Harriet Howard, servant, s, 23, general servant domestic, worker, Hants Southampton.5
Member of Household31 March 1911She was listed as a member of the household of Henry Adolphus Haynes in the 1911 census; not found.4
Last Edited: 9 Nov 2014


Father*: James Nicolson b. 8 Sep 1807, d. 20 Sep 1880
Mother*: Mary Emslie b. 22 Jun 1813, d. 29 Dec 1868


Henry Adolphus Haynes b. 21 Jun 1841, d. a 31 Mar 1901



  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C111681 [Feb 2005].
  2. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) FreeBMD Southampton Jun Quarter 2c 84 - but what about until 1907 it was illegal under Canon Law to marry one's deceased wife's sister? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deceased_Wife's_Sister's_Marriage_Act_1907.
  3. [S40] From RH [Jul 2005].
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Findmypast [Jun 2010].
  5. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Findmypast; 1901 census RG 13/1003 Portsmouth
    [Jun 2010].