Helen Wilson

ID# 7227, (14 Sep 1860 - 16 Jun 1908)


Helen Wilson was born on 14 Sep 1860 at Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland ,

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 1860.1,2

She was the daughter of Walter Wilson and Helen Stewart.

Helen appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Helen Stewart at West Byres Group, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ;
STEWART Hellen, Head, 29, Ag Lab, Tranent Haddington
WILLSON Hellen, Dau, 10, Scholar, Tranent Haddington.3



Helen Wilson married Thomas Shaw on 6 Jun 1879 at Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

House of Muir (very hard to read) of Ormiston
After Publication, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland

Thomas Shaw, Coal Miner, Bachelor, aged 24
Usual Res: House of Erins (sic) Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Moses Shaw, Coalminer (dec) & Agnes Shaw MS Reid (dec)
Helen Wilson X Her Mark, Domestic Servant
Witness Alison Night (sic) & William Stewart, aged 18
Usual Res: House of Brins (sic) Parish of Ormiston.
Parents: Walter Wilson, Carter & Helen Wilson MS Stewart

Witnesses: William Stewart & Alison Night (sic.)1,4


As of 6 Jun 1879,her married name was Shaw.

Helen appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Thomas Shaw at 30 Tannochside Old Glasgow Road, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SHAW Thos, Head, 26, Coalminer, Annieklodge Ayreshire
SHAW Helen, Wife, 20, Tranent Haddington
SHAW Moses, Son, 10 mths, House of Muir, Haddingtonshire.5



Helen appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Thomas Shaw at Thorniewood Row 10, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SHAW Thomas, Head, Mar, 36, Coal Miner, employed, Dreghorn, Edinburgh, 2 rooms with windows
SHAW Ellen, Wife, Mar, 32, Haddington
SHAW Moses, Son, 11, Scholar, Ormiston
SHAW Ellen, Dau, 9, Scholar, Bothwell,Lanark
SHAW Andrew, Son, 7, Bothwell
SHAW Agnes, Dau, 6, Bothwell
SHAW Maggie, Dau, 3, Bothwell
SHAW, Alice, Dau, 1, Bothwell
SIMPSON, William, Boarder, Unm, 21, Coal Miner, employed, Haddington.6



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.7



Helen died on 16 Jun 1908 at 16 Russell Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 47 years, 9 months and 2 days

Helen Shaw
At 8.15 AM aged 47
Married to Thomas Shaw, Coal Miner

Parents: John Wilson (sic), Carter (dec) & Helen Watt previously Wilson MS Stewart

Thomas Shaw, Widower was present when she died.1,8



Helen's cause of death on 16 Jun 1908 was from Acute Nephritis 3 months
Ascites & Oedema of Legs - 10 days.



Helen and Thomas had 14 children.

Children of Helen Wilson and Thomas Shaw

FatherWalter Wilson (c 1835 - )
MotherHelen Stewart (c 1838 - 13 Sep 1913)

Citations

  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, 1860 Tranent Haddington, 722/00 0164. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [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.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1879 Ormiston Haddington (East Lothian), 715/00 0002.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Bothwell Lanark, ED 9A Page 7 Reg 625/1 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 008/010 035/036. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  7. [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.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0186.