Helen Bryce Burt

6 December 1864–9 February 1942 (Age 77)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Helen Bryce

When Helen Bryce Burt was born on 6 December 1864, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, Isaac Burke, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Bryce, was 39. She married Edmund Thomas Shemeld on 26 December 1901. She lived in Kelvin, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 9 February 1942, in Hove, Sussex, England, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hove, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Edmund Thomas Shemeld
Helen Bryce Burt
Marriage: 26 December 1901

Spouse and Children

26 December 1901
Blythswood, Renfrewshire, Scotland

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 4

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 21

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert .2 German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.3 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Bryce Burt, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"
  • Helen B Burt, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Helen B Burt in household of Thomas Burt, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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