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Helen Cuthbert Adamson

F, #8508, b. 19 July 1858, d. 22 January 1941
  • Birth*: Helen Cuthbert Adamson was born on 19 July 1858 at Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of John Adamson and Ann Lowson.
  • Married Name: As of 4 November 1889, her married name was McHardy.
  • Marriage*: Helen Cuthbert Adamson married John McHardy, son of William McHardy and Jean Cook, on Monday, 4 November 1889 at Burreltown, Parish of Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland; 1889 marriages in the parish of Cargill in the county of Perth; ref 7; 1889 on the fourth day of November at Burreltown parish of Cargill after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; John McHardy master tailor widower, 31 years, 13 Cochrane Street Dundee, father William McHardy labourer (dec), mother Jane McHardy ms Clark; Helen Adamson sewing machinist spinster, 30 years, Burreltown Cargill, father John Adamson baker, mother Ann Adamson ms Lowson; signed W A Campbell par[ish] min[inister], Susan M Adamson, David Adamson witnesses; registered 1889 November 7th at Cargill Alex Fergusson registrar.2
  • Death*: Helen Cuthbert Adamson died on 22 January 1941 at Athole Street, Coupar Angus, Perthshire, Scotland, at age 82; 1941 deaths in the district of Coupar Angus in the county of Perth; ref 4; Helen Cuthbert McHardy widow of John McHardy tailor master; 1941 January twenty-second 0h 15m am, Athole Street Coupar Angus; f, 82 years; father David (sic) Adamson baker master (dec), mother Annie Adamson ms Lowson (dec); senility as cert by A MsPherson MBChB; informant Florence Welsh daughter present; registered 1941 January 22nd at Coupar Angus A S Mackay registrar.3

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of John Adamson and Ann Lowson in the 1861 census at Bakers Shop, Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland. Hellen Adamson, daug, 9, scholar, Blairgowrie Perthshire; John Adamson, head, 34, master baker employing 1 man, Kirriemuir Forfarshire; Anne L Adamson, 32, Kirriemuir; Alexander Wann, serv, 17, journeyman baker, Meigle Perthshire.4
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of John Adamson and Ann Lowson in the 1871 census at High Street, Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland. Helen Adamson, daug, 12, scholar, Blairgowrie Perthshire; John Adamson, head, 43, master baker, Kirriemuir Forfarshire; Anne L Adamson, 41, Kirriemuir.5
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed in the 1881 census at 19 Asylum Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; Nellie Adamson, boarder, unm, 22, shop keeper, Blairgowrie; Lizzie Adamson, boarder, unm, 26 (incorrect age? is she 16?), milliner, Cargill; with Jessie Falconer, head, unm, 39, confectioner, Kingoldrum.6
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of John McHardy in the 1891 census at High Street, Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland; John McHardy, head, 31, tailor, Froickheim Forfarshire; Nellie, wife, 32, Blairgowrie Perthshire; John Smith, boarder, 24, tailor, Downfield, Forfarshire; Duncan Shaw, boarder, 19, Nairn, Nairnshire.7
Member of Household31 March 1901They was listed as a member of the household of John McHardy in the 1901 census at High Street South S, Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland; John McHardy, head, 41, tailor & clothier, Froickheim Forfarshire; Nellie, wife, 42, Blairgowrie Perthshire; James Holland, serv, 36, tailor, Falkland Fifeshire.8
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2015

Parents:

Father*: John Adamson b. 28 Mar 1827, d. 11 Mar 1909
Mother*: Ann Lowson b. 2 Nov 1829, d. b 31 Mar 1901

Family:

John McHardy b. 2 May 1859, d. 23 Dec 1935
  • Marriage*: Helen Cuthbert Adamson married John McHardy, son of William McHardy and Jean Cook, on Monday, 4 November 1889 at Burreltown, Parish of Cargill, Perthshire, Scotland; 1889 marriages in the parish of Cargill in the county of Perth; ref 7; 1889 on the fourth day of November at Burreltown parish of Cargill after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; John McHardy master tailor widower, 31 years, 13 Cochrane Street Dundee, father William McHardy labourer (dec), mother Jane McHardy ms Clark; Helen Adamson sewing machinist spinster, 30 years, Burreltown Cargill, father John Adamson baker, mother Ann Adamson ms Lowson; signed W A Campbell par[ish] min[inister], Susan M Adamson, David Adamson witnesses; registered 1889 November 7th at Cargill Alex Fergusson registrar.2

Children:

Annie Lowson McHardy+ b. c 1890, d. 25 Aug 1936
John C McHardy b. c 1891
Bessie Hardie McHardy+ b. s 1894, d. 1981
Nellie McHardy b. c 1898
Florence Lizzie McHardy b. s 1902, d. 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), C113351 [Jun 2009].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held: 1889 Statutory Marriages 338/00 0007; [Jun 2009].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held : 1941 Statutory deaths 341/B0 0004; [Jun 2009].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1861 census Cargill [Nov 2010].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1871 census Cargill [Nov 2010].
  6. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203487 GRO ref vol 282-4 enum 19 page 11; [Jun 2009].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1891 census Cargill [Nov 2010].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1901 census Cargill [Nov 2010].