Helen “Nellie” <I>Rice</I> Mallett

Helen “Nellie” Rice Mallett

Birth
Camberwell, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
Death 10 Oct 1914 (aged 70)
Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Plot M73W4
Memorial ID 61381276 · View Source
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Helen, according to Art, her son, grew up "within the sound of Bow bells", or downtown London. Her father, Thomas Rice was in some business and her mother was widowed fairly early. Helen had a number of brothers and sisters and after she married James and went to the United States, most of them followed along with their mother, Ann Williams Smith Rice.
Helen and James left Cleveland and relocated in Victoria, B.C. where the opportunities for an iron moulder might be better paid and a new more British city would still the cravings for home.
She was best known in the city for her roses and the one apple tree that was planted by Sir James Douglas on the property that they lived in once James got a really good job with Customs in Victoria.
Helen died on James' birthday, which I found very sad.


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  • Created by: Leslie Van Gorkom
  • Added: 9 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61381276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen “Nellie” Rice Mallett (11 Sep 1844–10 Oct 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61381276, citing Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Leslie Van Gorkom (contributor 46914980) .