Helen Manson1

(12 February 1813 - )
FatherWilliam Manson2 (cir. Sep 1771 - bef. 1841)
MotherChristan Young2 (say 1775 - bef. 1841)
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Helen Manson was born cir. Feb 1813 Flaxilass, Wick Par, CAI, SCT.2 She was christened on 12 Feb 1813 Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT; Entry reads: 12 Feb 1813 Manson William in Flaxilass? (possibly Backlass? but that would be Watten Par.) had a child by his wife Christan Young baptised and named Helen. Witn: James Manson Coghill, Parish of Watten (assumed to be father William's brother) and James San--(?Sandison) in Winless?1,2

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Helen Manson was not found in the census of 1841 CAI, SCT, the only Hellen/Helen/Ellen of anything like the right age was married to Alexander, this Helen's brother.3
Last Edited16 Dec 2004


  1. 1993 IGI extract - MANSON, CAI, SCT, Sep 1994.
  2. P K Bain, "EM BAIN, Pat Dunedin," e-mail to L McIntosh, MANSON/YOUNG baptisms, from Wick OPR, film 101975, rcvd Aug 2003.
  3. FreeCensus, UK online at http://www.freecen.org.uk/, 1841 Caithness, searched Dec 2004.

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