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Helen Summerton

F, #6090, b. circa 1882, d. 14 January 1949
  • Birth*: Helen Summerton was born circa 1882.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Summerton and Isabella Haughton.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Summerton married John Findlay Paterson, son of John Findlay Paterson and Sarah Copeland Smith, on 29 December 1904 at St Margarets Church, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1905 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dunde, ref 10; 1904 on the 29th day of December at St Margaret Church Lochee after publication according to the form of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed John Paterson Jute Mill Overseer (bachelor) aged 23, 26 Logie Street, Dundee; father John Paterson Baker (jour), mother Sarah Paterson ms Smith; and signed Nelly Summerton Jute Spinner (spinster) aged 23, 10 Balgay Street Lochee; father Edward Summerton (deceased) Wool Merchant, mother Lizzie Summerton ms Haughton; signed Joseph C Cater (clerk in Holy Orders Rector of St Margarets Church Lochee, signed David Matthew witness, signed Christina Paterson witness; registered 1905 January 4th at Lochee, J Robertson registrar.1
  • Married Name: As of 29 December 1904, her married name was Paterson.
  • Voters Register*: Helen Summerton was listed to vote in the register of October 1926 at 3 Kirk Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, Ward 3, Kirk Street, 3; Paterson, John; Paterson, Mrs Helen; voters roll Dundee Autumn 1926 [Sept 2009].
  • Voters Register: She was listed to vote in the register of 1 May 1929 at 3 Kirk Street, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, Ward 3, Kirk Street, 3; Paterson, John; Paterson, Mrs Helen; voters roll Dundee 1929 [Sept 2009].
  • (Deceased) Death*: She died on 14 January 1949 at 60a Liff Road, Lochee, Angus, Scotland, Helen Paterson married to John Paterson baker master 1949 January 14th 5h 15m pm 60a Liff Road Lochee, f, 67 years, fath Edward Summerton wood merchant (dec), moth Isabella Summerton ms Haughton (dec), carcinoma of colon as cert by W Allison MBChB, inf John Paterson widower present, reg 1949 January 15th at Lochee John R Nicoll registrar (this is just one week before her husband's g-grandson Robert Carson was born.)2
  • Burial*: She was buried on 17 January 1949 at Section DD, Lair 583, Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; Helen Paterson, 60a Liff Road Lochee, age 67, married to John Paterson, mother Ellen Haughton, father Edward Summerton; daughter in law of Proprietor of Lair; buried at 7 feet.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by William Elder Paterson on 29 October 1948 at Balgay Cemetery, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Inscription reads Erected by William Paterson in loving memory of his dear wife Margaret Kilhooley who died 28th October 1948 aged 32 years; Also his mother Helen Summerton Paterson who died 14th January 1949 aged 67 years; And his younger brother Edward who died in infancy 7th March 1925; Edward Summerton Paterson 1937-2004.4
    Dundee Balgay Cemetery - William Paterson & Margaret Kilhooley

Census Events

Spouse2 April 1911She was listed in the household of John Findlay Paterson in the 1911 census at 12 Marybank Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Patterson, head, 28, yarn warehouseman in the jute industry, worker, b Lochee; Ellen, wife, 29, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living; 1 room with windows; 5 people living in the household. John Findlay Paterson and William Elder Paterson were also listed in the household.5
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: Edward Summerton b. c 1836
Mother*: Isabella Haughton b. c 1838

Family:

John Findlay Paterson b. 14 Apr 1882, d. 29 Feb 1956
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Summerton married John Findlay Paterson, son of John Findlay Paterson and Sarah Copeland Smith, on 29 December 1904 at St Margarets Church, Lochee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1905 marriages in the district of Lochee in the burgh of Dunde, ref 10; 1904 on the 29th day of December at St Margaret Church Lochee after publication according to the form of the Scottish Episcopal Church; signed John Paterson Jute Mill Overseer (bachelor) aged 23, 26 Logie Street, Dundee; father John Paterson Baker (jour), mother Sarah Paterson ms Smith; and signed Nelly Summerton Jute Spinner (spinster) aged 23, 10 Balgay Street Lochee; father Edward Summerton (deceased) Wool Merchant, mother Lizzie Summerton ms Haughton; signed Joseph C Cater (clerk in Holy Orders Rector of St Margarets Church Lochee, signed David Matthew witness, signed Christina Paterson witness; registered 1905 January 4th at Lochee, J Robertson registrar.1

Children:

John Findlay Paterson+ b. 17 Apr 1905, d. 16 Aug 1988
William Elder Paterson+ b. 24 Jan 1909, d. c 1953
Helen Summerton Paterson b. 1916, d. 25 Nov 2008
George Wheatley Paterson b. 15 Jan 1920, d. 1999
Edward Summerton Paterson b. 8 Jul 1923, d. 7 Mar 1925
Sidney Paterson+ b. 16 Dec 1926, d. 23 Nov 1987

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory records GROS ref 282/05 0010; image held [Sept 2009] (memo: Nelly Summerton's mother is Isabel(la) in other records).
  2. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held; statutory deaths GROS ref ... ... 0013 [Sept 2005].
  3. [S11] DCC Registry Office: from SS [Sept 2009], Dundee City Council Registrar, Commercial Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as DCC Registry Office.
  4. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , PC [Sept 2009].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 282/05 002/00 013 [Apr 2011].