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Helen Grieve Allardice1,2,3

F, #10889, b. circa 1861, d. 6 July 1935
  • Birth*: Helen Grieve Allardice was born circa 1861 at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of James Allardice and Susan Bruce.1
  • Married Name: As of 31 December 1886, her married name was Samson.1
  • Marriage*: Helen Grieve Allardice married William Welsh Samson, son of John Samson and Susan Welsh, on Friday, 31 December 1886 at Leys of Cossens, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1887 marriages in the parish of Glamis in the county of Forfar, ref 2, 1886 on the Thirty-First day of December at Leys of Cossens Glamis after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed William Samson journeyman joiner, 24, no 26 South Street Forfar, parents John Samson farmer and Susan Smason ms Welsh, and signed Helen Allardice house-keeper, 25, Leys of Cossens Glamis, parents James Allardic e pendicler and Susan Allardice ms Bruce (dec), signed John Stevenson minister od Glamis, signed George Allardice, Helen Anderson witnesses, regsitered 1887 January 5th ay Glamis Robert G Ross registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Grieve Allardice died on 6 July 1935 aged 74.2
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by John Samson in 1889. Inscription reads Erected by John Samson in loving memory of his wife Susam Welsh died 4th April 1889 aged 55 years, and of their family David died 16th Aug 1870 aged 16 years, Betsy dies 15th Sep 1876 aged 19 years, James died 14th Nov 1869 aged 8 months, Jane died 26th Feb 1869 aged 3 years; also of his mother who died 25th Dec 1855 aged 47 years; The above John Samson died at Dundee 8th Sep 1904 aged 72 years; also Ethel K Samson his grand daughter died at Arbroath 22nd May 1910 aged 16 years, also Helen G Allardice his daughter in law died 6th Juuly 1935 aged 74 years; William W Samson son of John Samson died in Arbroath 7th Dec 1946 aged 84.2
    Newmonthill Cemetery, Forfar

Census Events

Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of William Welsh Samson in the 1901 census at 3 West Mary Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. William W Samson, head, 39, grocer, Forfar; Helen G Samson, wife, 40, Kirriemuir. William Welsh Samson, Nellie Dey Samson and Ethel Key Samson were also listed in the household.5
Last Edited: 29 Jun 2015

Parents:

Father*: James Allardice1 b. 1834, d. 1919
Mother*: Susan Bruce1 b. 1834, d. 1869

Family:

William Welsh Samson b. 13 Jun 1862, d. 7 Dec 1946
  • Marriage*: Helen Grieve Allardice married William Welsh Samson, son of John Samson and Susan Welsh, on Friday, 31 December 1886 at Leys of Cossens, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1887 marriages in the parish of Glamis in the county of Forfar, ref 2, 1886 on the Thirty-First day of December at Leys of Cossens Glamis after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland, signed William Samson journeyman joiner, 24, no 26 South Street Forfar, parents John Samson farmer and Susan Smason ms Welsh, and signed Helen Allardice house-keeper, 25, Leys of Cossens Glamis, parents James Allardic e pendicler and Susan Allardice ms Bruce (dec), signed John Stevenson minister od Glamis, signed George Allardice, Helen Anderson witnesses, regsitered 1887 January 5th ay Glamis Robert G Ross registrar.1

Children:

William Welsh Samson5 b. 28 Jun 1888, d. 28 Apr 1988
Nellie Dey Samson+5 b. 19 Sep 1889, d. 5 Apr 1982
Ethel Key Samson5 b. 19 Jun 1893, d. 22 May 1910

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriage 1886 Glamis Forfarshire, 289/00 0002 [April 2014].
  2. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PCC Newmonthill Cemetery [4 May 2014].
  3. [S40] CM [Mar 2014].
  4. PCC photograph [May 2014]
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Arbroath; ED: 2; Page: 32; Line: 18; Roll: CSSCT1901_85. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [April 2014]