Dau. of Alexander Findlater
& Anne Morrison
Born c 1818 at Alvah, Banff. Scotland
Marr. George Lyon
17.9.1843 at Alvah, Banff.
Died 31st Aug. 1891 at Findlaters House No 1, Banff. Banff. (Heart Desease)
George, a Road Labourer, was born c 1821 at Marnoch, Banff. & died in 1907.
Helen & the children were living at Auchlin Cottage, King Edward, Aberdeen in the 1851 census.
Also present was sister, Sarah Findlater, Niece, Ann Fraser, 1848, King Edward, Aberdeen & Nephew, James Lawrence, 1842, King Edward, Aberdeen.
I can only assume these children were Sarah's but I'm not sure ?
The 1861 census records Helen & George living at 7 High St., McDuff, Banff Burgh with dau., Helen. In 1871 Helen & George were living at Bridge Foot, Banff. Banff. with dau., Helen & 2 Grandchildren; M.L. Gordon & Jane Robertson.
Helen & George were living at Inverboyndie Findlabers House, Banff. Banff. in 1881 with dau., Jane & Grandaughter, Helen McKilligan.
In 1891 the family are recorded at Findlaters House No 1, Banff. Banff. Also present were 3 Grandaughters, Helen McKilligan, Elizabeth Benzie & Maggie Harper.
George, now a widow, is living at Morrison Pl (off Gallowhill St), Banff. Banff. in 1901 with dau., Jane & Grandaughters, Helen McKilligan & Elizabeth Benzie. Also present was Great Grandaughter, Ella M. Benzie.
Thank you to David Innes for his help with this family.
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