Helen Monro

25 June 1810–17 July 1888 (Age 78)
Quebec, Canada

The Life of Helen

Helen Monro was born on 25 June 1810, in Quebec, Canada as the daughter of David Monro and Catherine McKenzie. She married Edmund Filmer on 1 September 1831, in Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Saint George Hanover Square District, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 17 July 1888, in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bray, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Filmer
Helen Monro
Marriage: 1 September 1831
Catherine Filmer
Emelia Filmer
Edmund Filmer
Helen Filmer
Margaret Filmer
Arthur Filmer

Spouse and Children

1 September 1831
Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Monro


    Catherine McKenzie




    Margaret Monro



    David Arthur Monro


World Events (8)


Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 13

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 23

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Monroe .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Filman in household of Edmund Filman, Sir, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ellen Filmer in household of Edmund Filmer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Helen Munro Filmer, "Find A Grave Index"

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