Henry Dallas “Harry” Helmcken

Henry Dallas “Harry” Helmcken

Birth
Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Death 6 Jul 1912 (aged 52–53)
England
Burial Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Plot Block T 53/54/55 W46
Memorial ID 98143353 · View Source
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~~Henry Dallas was the fifth child born to Cecilia and J.S.Helmcken. He had a brother and sister who died in their infancy, before his birth. Harry (as he was called) had a sister Catherine,(who was called Amy)she was 3 years older and a brother James Douglas who was a year older. After Henry was born then 3 years later a sister Edith Louisa was born and 3 more years produced a brother Cecil Roderick who died shortly after his mother while still in his infancy.
Henry's mother Cecilia died suddenly when he was only six from pneumonia, leaving her husband to raise the four surviving children. He had some help from his mother-in-law, Lady Amelia Douglas.
~~Henry Dallas attended Nest Academy in Scotland and then continued his studies at the University of Edinburgh and the London University. He decided to become a lawyer and received his legal education from Osgoode Hall in Toronto.
~~Harry married Hannah Jane Godwin, during the month of August 1895 in Victoria.
~~Henry died in England at the age of 52.



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  • Created by: Jeannie
  • Added: 1 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98143353
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Dallas “Harry” Helmcken (1859–6 Jul 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98143353, citing Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Jeannie (contributor 47356620) .