Helen Burt

16 May 1815–11 January 1904 (Age 88)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Burt was born on 16 May 1815, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander Burt, was 28 and her mother, Helen Hynd, was 31. She married John Strang on 21 January 1837, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Saint George, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 11 January 1904, in Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John Strang
1816–
Helen Burt
1815–1904
Marriage: 21 January 1837
Helen Strang
1838–
Euphemia Strang
1840–1874
William Strang
1845–
Alexander Strang
1849–
John Strang
1852–

Spouse and Children

    John Strang

    Male1816–Male

    Female1815–1904Female

MARRIAGE
21 January 1837
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 2

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1823

Age 8

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1843

Age 28

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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 .

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Strang in household of Henry Graham, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Helen Strang in household of John Strang, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Helen Strang in household of John Strang, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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