Helen Currie

17 August 1848–
Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Helen

When Helen Currie was born on 17 August 1848, in Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Currie, was 24 and her mother, Mary Meek, was 23. She married Henry Clark on 31 December 1869, in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland. She lived in Stobhill, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871 and Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Henry Clark
Helen Currie
Marriage: 31 December 1869
Mary Clark
Janet Clark
Helen Clark
William Clark
Maggie Clark
Henrietta Clark
James Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1869Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 6
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 9
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    Age 36
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain, marsh’.Scottish: habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire or another place so named (see Corrie ).Scottish form of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicized form of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Helen Currie in entry for Mary Clark, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Helen Currie in household of James Currie, "Scotland Census, 1861"
    • Helen Currie, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"

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