Helen McFarlane

ID# 6923, (1 Mar 1879 - 8 Apr 1962)

Helen McFarlane was born on 1 Mar 1879 at 146 London Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

At 1.30 AM
Parents: James McFarlane, Pastry Cook (Master) & Isabella McFarlane MS Gardner
Married: 26th March 1878, Auchenraith Blantyre

J McFarlane, Father was present at her birth.1,2

She was the daughter of James McFarlane and Isabella Gardiner.

As of 1880,Helen McFarlane was also known as Ellen McFarlane.

Helen appeared on the 1881 English Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of James McFarlane at 29 Durham Road, Islington, London, Middlesex, England;
McFARLANE James, Head, Mar, 23, Pastry Cook, Scotland
McFARLANE Isabella, Wife, Mar, 22, Scotland
McFARLANE James, Son, 9 mths, Scotland
McFARLANE Ellen, Dau, 2, Scotland.3

Helen McFarlane married William Dunbar Tucker on 15 Oct 1902 at 43 Low Glencairn Street, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland .4

As of 15 Oct 1902,her married name was Tucker.

Helen died on 8 Apr 1962 at Shieldhall Hospital, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 83 years, 1 month and 7 days

Helen Tucker, widow, aged 83yrs.5,4

     Research Note:
Had lived with her husband in a cottage adjacent to Arthur's Grandparents - the Campbells, in Eaglesham, Lanarkshire.

The Tucker descendants are all in America now.4

Family: Helen McFarlane and William Dunbar Tucker

FatherJames McFarlane (7 Aug 1857 - a 1926)
MotherIsabella Gardiner (23 Feb 1859 - 20 Nov 1905)


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1879 Bridgeton Glasgow Lanark, 644/01 0421. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S80] 1881 English Census (www.ancestry.co.uk: PRO England, 3 April 1881), 1881 Islington, London Middlesex, RG 11/260 Folio 48 pg 16. Hereinafter cited as 1881 English Census.
  4. [S205] Letter or email from Arthur F Jones (Dumbarton, Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email Oct 2014.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1962, Govan Glasgow Lanark, 644/10 0534.