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Helen Brand

F, #2738, b. May 1841, d. 15 March 1843
Last Edited: 4 May 2023


Father*: George Brand carter b. 12 Jul 1808, d. 4 Jul 1875
Mother*: Mary Taylor b. 1808, d. 11 Oct 1877
  • Birth*: Helen Brand was born in May 1841 at Aberdeenshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of George Brand carter and Mary Taylor.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Brand died on 15 March 1843 at age 1 aged 20 months.2
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected in 1836 at St Peters Cemetery, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads In Memory of
    William Taylor, Shoe maker ABDn
    Who died 5th March 1836 Aged 61 Years
    And of his wife Agnes Marshall
    Who died 14th May 1823 Aged 37 years
    And of Helen daughter of George Brand
    Carter Aberdeen Who Died 15th March
    1843 Aged 20 months
    Also of Helen Taylor Wife of
    Alexander Lawson Merchant in Aberdeen
    Who Died in 21st of September 1851
    Aged 41 years
    Also of John Taylor
    Inn-Keeper Aberdeen
    Son of the Above William Taylor
    Who died 2st May 1862
    Aged 45 years
    Also of Alexander Lawson
    Who died 17th September 1863
    Aged 59 years
    And of Margaret Taylor, wife
    of James Bruce seaman
    Who Died 23rd May 1881 Aged 62 years
    William Webster Reid shipmaster
    Son-in-law of the said George Brand.2

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household6 June 1841Helen Brand was listed in the 1841 census at Windmill Brae, Bon Accord, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, . George Brand, 30, carter, Aberdeenshire; May Brand, 30, unknown; Margaret Brand, 21, Aberdeenshire; Milne Taylor, F, 20, Aberdeenshire; Jane Anderson, 15, Aberdeenshire; Helen Brand, 3 weeks, Aberdeenshire.1


  1. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1841 Old Machar.
  2. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , Headstone Photograph transcription Aberdeen St Peter Cemetery PCC [Jul 2019].