Helen Stewart

ID# 7225, (c 1838 - 13 Sep 1913)


Helen Stewart was born c 1838 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland .
She was the daughter of Walker Stewart and Helen Mack.

Helen appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of Walker Stewart at Old Windygowl, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ;
STEWART Walker, aged 30, Blacksmith, born Scotland
STEWART Helen, aged 30, born Scotland
STEWART William, aged 10, born East Lothian
STEWART Alexander, aged 8, born East Lothian
STEWART Helen, aged 4, born East Lothian
STEWART Janet, aged 1, born East Lothian
STEWART Janet, aged 55, born Scotland

(suspect the Janet Stewart aged 55 is most likely Walker's mother, making the possible birth parents I have listed as being incorrect).1



Helen appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Walker Stewart at South Side of High Street, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ;
STEWART Walker, Head, 40, Blacksmith born Pestonpans, Haddington
STEWART Hellen, Wife, 40, born Prestonpans, Haddington
STEWART Alexander, Son, 16, Coalminer, Prestonpans Haddington
STEWART Hellen, Dau, 13, Prestonpans Haddington
STEWART Janet, Dau, 11, Tranent Haddington
STEWART Manon (sic), Dau, 6, Tranent Haddington
STEWART Magaret, Dau, 1, Tranent Haddington.2



Helen Stewart and Walter Wilson were partners c 1859 Tranent, East Lothian, East Lothian,

No marriage located and they were not married when Helen Wilson their daughter was born in Sept 1860.



Walter and Helen recorded the birth of Helen Wilson on 14 Sep 1860 Tranent, East Lothian, East Lothian,

at 4 AM
Parents: Walter Wilson, Coal Miner & Helen Stewart
Not Married.

Walter Wilson, X his Mark, Father & Helen Stewart, X her Mark, Mother were present before William Hamilton, Registrar, 16 Oct 1860.3,4



Helen appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of Helen Stewart at Tranent, East Lothian, East Lothian;
STEWART Hellen, Head, 51, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Helen, Dau, 22, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Janet, Dau, 21, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Mary Ann, Dau, 16, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
STEWART Margaret, Dau, 12, Out Worker Ag, Inveresk Mid Lothian
WILSON Hellen, Granddaughter, 7 mths, Tranent Haddington.5



Helen appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at West Byres Group, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Helen ;
STEWART Hellen, Head, 29, Ag Lab, Tranent Haddington
WILLSON Hellen, Dau, 10, Scholar, Tranent Haddington.6



Helen Stewart married Andrew Watt on 5 Sep 1879 at Manse Musselburgh, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland.

Andrew Watt, Coalminer, (Widower) aged 44
Usual Res: 14 Wallyford, New Row, Inveresk
Parents: James Watt, Blacksmith (dec) & Margaret Watt MS Hay
Helen Stewart, X her Mark, (witness: JP Beveridge), Agriculturical labourer, Spinster, aged 43
Usual Res: House of Muir, Ormiston
Parents: Walter Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) & Helen Stewart MS Mack (dec)

Witnesses: Maggie Stewart & Christina Naismith.3,7


As of 5 Sep 1879,her married name was Watt.

Helen appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Andrew Watt at 14 New Row Wallyford, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
WATT Andrew, Head, 46, Coal Miner, Tranent Haddington
WATT Helen, Wife, 43, Tranent Haddington
WATT Margaret, Dau, 18, Domestic Servant, Tranent Haddington
WATT James, Son, 15, Coal Miner, Tranent Haddington
WATT Andrew, Son, 12, Scholar, Inveresk Midlothian
WATT George, Son, 9, Scholar, Inveresk Midlothian
WATT Mary, Dau, 6, Scholar, Inveresk Midlothian.8



Helen appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Andrew Watt at 22 Deantown, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland ;
WATT Andrew, Head, 56, Coal Miner, Tranent Haddington
WATT Ellen, Wife, 54, Coal Miner Wife, Prestonpans Haddington
WATT Andrew, Son, 22, Coal Miner, Drummore Edinburgh
WATT George, Son, 19, Coal Miner, Drummore Edinburgh
WATT Mary, Dau, 16, Domestic Servant, Wallyford Edinburgh.9



Helen appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Thomas Shaw at 22 Thorniewood Rows, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SHAW Thomas, Head, 47, Coal Miner, Irvine Ayrshire
SHAW Ellen, Wife, 41, Miners Wife, Tranent Haddington
SHAW Moses, Son, 21, Coal Miner, Ormiston Haddington
SHAW Andrew, Son, 17, Coal Miner, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Alice, Dau, 11, Scholar, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Mary, Dau, 9, Scholar, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW William, Son, 7, Scholar, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Isaac, Son, 6, Scholar, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Thomas, Son, 4, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Janet, Dau, 2, Bothwell Lanark
SHAW Annie, Dau, 9mths, Bothwell Lanark
WATT Ellen, Mother in Law, 61, Housekeeper, Tranent Haddington.10



Helen appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of Thomas Shaw at 16 Russell Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SHAW Thomas, Head, 56, Widower, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Dreghorn Ayr
SHAW William, Son, 18, S, Carter, Colliery, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Isaac, Son, 17, Coalminer Hewer, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Thomas, Son, 14, Coalminer Hewer, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Maggie, Dau, 23, S, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Jeanima (? Janet or Annie), Dau, 11, School, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Jeanie, Dau, 7, School, Uddingston Lanark
SHAW Eliz, Dau, 2, Uddingston Lanark
Mucohcaw (sic) Ellen, Granddaughter, 1, Uddingston Lanark
WATT Ellen, Mother in Law, 73, Widow, Inaversk Midlothian.11



Helen died on 13 Sep 1913 at Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Helen Watt
at 3 AM aged 71
Widow of Andrew Watt, Colliery Manager

Parents: Alexander (sic) Stewart, Blacksmith Journeyman (dec) & Helen Stewart MS Mac (dec)

Thomas Shaw, Son in Law was present when she passed away.3,12



Helen's cause of death on 13 Sep 1913 was from Enteritis - 6 days.



Helen and Walter had 1 known child.



Helen and Andrew had no children
Andrew already had children by his first wife.

Child of Helen Stewart and Walter Wilson

Family: Helen Stewart and Andrew Watt

FatherWalker Stewart (c 1810 - b 1861)
MotherHelen Mack (c 1811 - b 1870)

Citations

  1. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Tranent East Lothian, ED 13 Page 2 Parish No 722 - via Ancestry.co.uk
    . Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  2. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Tranet East Lothian, ED 4 Page 16, Parish No 722 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1860 Tranent Haddington, 722/00 0164. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Tranent East Lothian, ED 4 Page 10 , Reg No 722 - Via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  6. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Ormiston East Lothian, ED 2 Page 3, Reg No 715 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1879 Inveresk & Musselburgh Midlothian, 689/00 0038.
  8. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Inveresk Midlothian, ED 10 Page 16, Reg 689 - Via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  9. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Inveresk Midlothian, ED 12, Page 18, Reg 689 - Via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  10. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanarkshire, ED 8 Page 13 Reg 625/1 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  11. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 013/00 035. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1913 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0246.