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Helen Findlay

F, #6328, b. 1832, d. 4 August 1880
  • Birth*: Helen Findlay was born in 1832 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of John Findlay and Catherine Laing.
  • Married Name: As of 12 September 1852, her married name was Law.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Findlay married James Law on 12 September 1852 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Findlay died on 4 August 1880 at 198 Overgate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, 1880 deaths in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee; ref 542; Helen Law widow of James Law spirit dealer; 1880 August fourth 3h 0m am 198 Overgate Dundee; f 48 years; John Findlay spirit dealer (dec) Catherine Findlay ms Laing (dec); heart disease uncertain time as cert by A Campbell FMCSed; Jemima Dunn daughter present; 1880 August 4th at Dundee Jas Anderson registrar.3
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by James Law in 1854 at Montrose Rosehill Cemetery, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Inscription reads 1854. by Jas G Law mason 10.7.1878 46, w Helen Findlay 4.8.1880 48, das Cath 22.6.1854 7m, Mary Ann 13.12.1858 3, ss Jas 5.4.1868 4m, John 15.7.1873 4y4m, Richd Sangster 17.7.1873 10m.4

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Helen Findlay was listed along with John Findlay in the 1841 census at Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Findlay, 33, flax dresser, Angus; Catharine Findlay, 33, Angus; Helen Findlay, 9, Angus.5
Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Findlay in the 1851 census at ?? Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. Helen Finlay, 19, flaxspinner; John Finlay, 44, flaxdresser, Craig, Forfarshire; Catharine Finlay, 44; lodger Susan Tyran, 17, flaxspinner, Montrose.6
Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of James Law in the 1861 census at 37 Reform Street, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Law, head, 29, stonemason, Montrose; Helen Law, wife, 28, Montrose.7
Neighbor2 April 1871She was listed as a neighbour of the George Wheatley household in the 1871 census at 196 Overgate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. George Wheateley, head, 42, hotel keeper, England; Joan Wheateley, wife, 25, Dundee.8
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Law in the 1871 census at 198 Overgate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; James Law, head, 39, spirit dealer, Montrose; Helen Law, wife, 38, Montrose.9
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014

Parents:

Father*: John Findlay b. 12 Sep 1807, d. 17 Apr 1872
Mother*: Catherine Laing b. c 1807, d. 13 May 1859

Family:

James Law b. c 1831, d. 10 Jul 1878
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Findlay married James Law on 12 September 1852 at Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland.2

Children:

Catherine Rae Law b. 3 Dec 1853, d. 22 Jun 1854
Mary Ann Law b. 9 Jun 1855, d. 13 Dec 1858
Richard Sangster Law b. 21 Oct 1857
Jemima Law+ b. 21 Oct 1857
Lucy Maria Marshall Law b. 5 Dec 1859
Luisa M M Law b. 1 Aug 1862
James Law b. 17 Dec 1867, d. 5 Apr 1868
John Law b. 8 Mar 1869, d. 15 Jul 1873
Richard Sangster Law b. Sep 1872, d. 17 Jul 1873

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), LDS member submission after 1991.
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), M113124 [Aug 2009].
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), image held : GROS deaths ref 282/02 0542 [Aug 2009].
  4. [S23] Alison Mitchell ed. Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Angus Seacoast vol 2, Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh, first ed (1981) 0 901061 22 0 Angus Pre-1855 Monumental Inscriptions ed Mitchell vol 2 pg 218 ref 291.
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) confirmed Ancestry CSSCT1841_47-0320 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) CSSCT1851_68 Montrose [Aug 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1861_45 Montrose 19 2 9 [Aug 2009].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_50 St Mary Dundee; [Aug 2009].
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry CSSCT1871_80 Dundee 4 16 17; [Aug 2009].