Helen Gardner

ID# 2638, (10 Apr 1847 - 14 Jul 1920)


Helen Gardner was born on 10 Apr 1847 at Patrick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland .
She was the daughter of Alexander Gardner and Helen Provan.

Helen appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Alexander Gardner at Browns Square, Langloan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
GARDNER, Alexander, Head, Mar, 30, Carter, Barony Lanarkshire
GARDNER, Helen, Wife, Mar, 30, New Monkland Lanarkshire
GARDNER, Mary, Dau, 9, Scholar, Conderit Stirlingshire
GARDNER, Elizabeth,Dau,7, Scholar, Govan Renfrewshire
GARDNER, Helen, Dau, 4, Govan Renfrewshire
GARDNER, Jane, Dau, 2, Barony Lanarkshire.1



Helen Gardner was baptised on 7 May 1854 in Coatbridge Free Church, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Helen Gardner
Parents: Alexander Gardner & Helen Provan
Labourer
Born: 10 April 1847, Partick Govan
Bapt: 7 May 1854
All three Helen, Jane and Agnes Baptised same day.2,3



Helen Gardner was also known as Helen Gardiner.



Helen witnessed the marriage of Janet Peerie and Charles Laird on 1 Jan 1866 Crosshill House, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland .2,4

Helen witnessed the marriage of Ann Colquhoun and Thomas Laird on 31 Dec 1869 The Manse, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland .2,5

Helen Gardiner married William Meikle on 27 Apr 1870 at Blantyre Works, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

William Meikle, Baker (Widower), aged 36
Usual Res: 65 Cowcaddens Street, Glasgow
Parents: William Meikle, Baker (dec) & Mary Meikle MS Alcorn
Helen Gardiner, Weaver, (Single), aged 23
Usual Res: Blantyre Works, Blantyre
Parents: Alexander Gardiner, Watchman & Helen Gardiner MS Provan

Witnesses: John Meikle & Joarda (sic) Gardner

No marriage notice in Glasgow Herald located.2,6


As of 27 Apr 1870,her married name was Meikle.

Helen Gardner was also known as Ellen Meikle.



Ellen appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Meikle at 65 Cowcaddens Street, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
MEIKLE William, Head, Mar, 37, Pastry Baker, Glasgow Lanark
MEIKLE Ellen, Wife, Mar, 24, Partick Lanark

(spelt as MERKLE via Ancestry and Ellen age listed as 64) - via Findmypast spelling and ages are correct.7



Helen Meikle recorded William Meikle's death on 8 Jan 1874 143 London Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
William Meikle, Pastry Baker, married to Helen Gardiner
At 11PM aged 40 years.

Parents: William Meikle, Baker (dec) & Mary Meikle MS Allcorn

Helen Meikle, Widow was the informant.2,8



Helen witnessed the marriage of James McFarlane and Isabella Gardiner on 26 Mar 1878 Auchenraith, Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland .2,9

Helen witnessed the marriage of Balfour Seator Nicoll and Agnes Gardiner on 2 Sep 1878 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire.2,10

Helen appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Helen and William ;
MEIKLE Helen, Head, 33, Pastry Cook, Glasgow Lanark
MEIKLE Helen, Dau, 9, Scholar, Glasgow
MEIKLE William, Son, 8, Scholar, Glasgow
WALKER Agnes, Servant, 17, Domestic Servant.11



Helen appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Helen and William ;
MECKLE Helen, Head, 43, Pastry Cook, Partick Lanark
MECKLE Helen, Dau, 19, Baker's Shop Woman, Glasgow
MECKLE William, Son, 18, Baker's Apprentice, Glasgow
HENDERSON Janet, Servant, 22, Baker's Shop Woman, Armadale Linlithgow.12



Helen appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Helen and William ;
MECKLE Helen, Head, 53, Pastry Baker, Glasgow Lanark
MECKLE Helen, Dau, 29, no occ recorded, Glasgow
MECKLE William, Son, 28, Pastry Baker, Glasgow
THOMSON Maggie, Servant, 18, Ireland
REDDELL Ann, Servant, 12, Airdrie, Lanark.13



Ellen appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was William, Helen and Janet ;
MEIKLE Ellan, 5 people in the house, Head, 63, Widow, Pastry Baker, Employer, Patrick Lanark
MEIKLE William, Son, 38, Single, Pastry Baker, Worker, Glasgow
MEIKLE Helen, Dau, 39, Single, Shop Assitant, Worker, Glasgow
McFARLANE Janet, Servant, 19, Single, Domestic & Shop Assistant, Ireland
BROWN Elizabeth, Servant, 30, Single, Domestic, Larkhall Lanark.14



Helen Meikle was on the 1915 Valuation Roll.

House No 6 Florida Street
Proprietor: the Trustees of Mrs Jessie A Leitch per McKinnon & Browning, 115 Wellington Street, Glasgow.
Tenant: Mrs Helen Meikle (plus 7 others), Tenant, £23. 0s Annual Rent.15



Helen Meikle was on the 1920 Valuation Roll.

House No 6 Florida Street
Proprietor: John Wark, 120 Bath Street, Glasgow, and Others, the Trustees of Mrs Jessie A Leitch.
Tenant: Mrs Helen Meikle (plus ? others), Tenant, £29. 5s Annual Rent.16



Helen died on 14 Jul 1920 at 6 Florida Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 73 years, 3 months and 4 days

Helen Meikle (Widow of William Meikle, Baker)
at 4 PM, aged 73 years
Parents: Alexander Gardner, Carter (dec) & Helen Gardner MS Provan (dec)

W Meikle, Son was present when she passed away.2,17



Helen's cause of death on 14 Jul 1920 was from Arterio Sclerosis
Cerebral Haemorrhage.



Helen's death notice appeared on 15 Jul 1920 in the "Glasgow Herald", Scotland ,

MEIKLE
At 6 Florida Street, on 14th inst in her 74th year, Helen Meikle or Gardner, widow of William Meikle, baker, for many years in London Street.18



Helen and William had 2 children.

Children of Helen Gardner and William Meikle

FatherAlexander Gardner (27 Jul 1819 - 3 Jan 1881)
MotherHelen Provan (c 1822 - 10 Jun 1904)

Citations

  1. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Langloan Old Monkland Lanark, ED 11 Page 12, Parish No 652 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1854 Coatbridge Free Chruch Presbyterian Records, Lanark - CH3/491/1415. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1866 Old Monkland (Western District) Lanark 652/01 0007. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Old Monkland (Western District) Lanark 652/01 0005 - 1870.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1870 Blantyre Glasgow, Lanark 624/00 0014.
  7. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Blythswood Barony Glasgow Lanark, ED 62, Page 20, Reg No 644/6 via Ancestry.co.uk and findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1874, Calton Glasgow Lanark, 644/04 0021.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Blantyre Lanark, 624/00 0019 - (recorded as John McFarlane for the J, but this is incorrect as his name was James McFarlane).
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Blackfriars Glasgow Lanark, 644/05 0144.
  11. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Blackfrairs Glasgow Lanark, Ed 52 page 8, Reg No 644/5 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  12. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 St Andrew Glasgow Lanark, ED 50 Page 7, Reg No 644/5 via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  13. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 St Andrew Glasgow Lanark, ED 35, Page 34, Reg No 644/5 via Ancestry.co.uk'. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  14. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Calton Glasgow Lanark, 1911 644/03 003/00 029. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  15. [S184] Valuation Rolls, Scottish Valuation Roll (n.p.: Scotlandspeople.gov.uk), 1915-16 Glasgow, Survey Book 822, Municipal Ward 22, Parish of Cathcart. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Valuation Roll.
  16. [S184] Scottish Valuation Roll, 1920-21 Glasgow, Survey Book 1165, Municipal Ward 36, Parish of Cathcart.
  17. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1920 Cathcart Glasgow Lanark, 633/0B 0485.
  18. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Glasgow Herald - July 15, 1920 Thursday - 138th Year - No 169. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.