Cartwright, Helena Mary (1872-1942)

Helena Mary Cartwright was the widow of George Cartwright. She lived at 1849 Robson Street in 1910.

She was born in Balsall, Warwickshire, England on February 3, 1872. Her father was Robert Moseley (born about 1832); her mother was Sarah Parr (sometimes spelled Pears, Pierce, or Pares) (1830-1915).

Helena married George Cartwright in Kings Norton, England in late 1899. George was a butler in a private residence. George and Helena had a daughter (also called Helena), who was born in 1900 in Alcester district, Warwickshire.

George Cartwright died in late 1900. Shortly afterward, Helena and her young daughter came to Canada. She generally referred to herself as the widow of “John” Cartwright.

She operated a boarding house at 551 Richards Street from 1906 to 1909. In 1910, she moved to 1849 Robson Street, where she continued to run a boarding house.

On September 6, 1910, in Vancouver, Helena married John Gall Glashan. He was a dry goods salesman, who gave his address as 551 Richards Street (Helena’s former residence). He was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on February 21, 1869 (or 1870). His parents were Frederick Glashan and Margaret Gall, who were both born in Scotland.

John Glashan continued to live in Vancouver until he died on May 1, 1922. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Helena was living in Comox, British Columbia, when she died on March 29, 1942. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

George Cartwright and Helena Mary Moseley had one child.

Helena Cartwright

Helena was born in 1900 in Alcester district, Warwickshire. She was living in Headquarters, British Columbia, in 1933 and 1942.

John Gall Glashan and Helena Mary Moseley had one child

Charles Frederick Glashan

Charles was born in British Columbia on December 29, 1915. He was a student in high school in Headquarters, British Columbia, when he died on March 11, 1933.

Sources

Mountain View Burials

GLASHAN, Charles Frederick Mar-11-1933 JONES/*/27/002/0001
GLASHAN, Helena Mary Mar-29-1942 JONES/*/27/002/0003
GLASHAN, John G. May-01-1922 JONES/*/27/002/0002
MOSELEY, Sarah Feb-10-1915 JONES/*/27/002/0004

Sarah Moseley (née Parr) (mother of Helena Mary Moseley)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLK9-B5W : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Sarah Moseley, 1915.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1915-09-143302, Sarah Moseley.

Sarah Moseley, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 11, 1915, page 11: “Moseley – The death of Sarah Moseley, aged 84 years, occurred last evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.G. Glashan, 2385 Seventh avenue west. The funeral will be held from above address tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.” (Similar notice in Vancouver Sun, February 12, 1915, page 7.)

Helena Mary Cartwright (née Moseley, later Glashan)

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JQH8-J9M : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Eleanor Mary Moseley, 09 Jun 1872.

FreeBMD Births, Eleanor Mary Moseley, born March quarter 1872, Solihull district, Warwickshire, volume 6d, page 537, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=49635258&d=bmd_1383034811

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X3NL-B5W : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Robert Moseley, 1881.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X3NL-B54 : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Sarah Moseley in entry for Robert Moseley, 1881.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X3NL-B5Z : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Helena M Moseley in entry for Robert Moseley, 1881.

FreeBMD Marriages, George Cartwright and Helena Mary Moseley, married December quarter 1899, Kings Norton, Warwickshire, volume 6c, page 828, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=102453520&d=bmd_1383034811; http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=102524085&d=bmd_1383034811

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XS34-V7F : accessed 10 Nov 2013), George Cartwright, 31 Mar 1901.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XS34-V7N : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Helena M Cartwright, 31 Mar 1901.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XS34-V7J : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Helena Cartwright, 31 Mar 1901.

Tentative death information for George Cartwright: FreeBMD deaths, George Cartwright, died December quarter 1901, age 33, Alcester, Warwickshire, volume 6d, page 434, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/districts.pl?r=106430917&d=bmd_1383034811

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRP-R3N : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Helena Mary Glashan, 1942.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1942-09-603767, Helena Mary Glashan.

Helena Mary Glashan, death notice, Vancouver Sun, March 31, 1942, page 14; Vancouver Province, March 31, 1942, page 13: “Glashan – On March 29, 1942, Helena Mary, widow of John G. Glashan of Headquarters, B.C. aged 70 years. Survived by one daughter, Helena Cartwright of Headquarter, B.C. Funeral service in Center & Hana’s chapel, Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Committal family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

Headquarters, northwest of Courtney, British Columbia, is a former logging town on the Tsolum River, http://ca.epodunk.com/profiles/british-columbia/headquarters/2004158.html.

Headquarters, E. side Tsolum River, E. of Wolf Lake, Comox Land District, 49°46’00”N, 125°07’00”W.; http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/29266.html.

John Gall Glashan

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZN-9QS : accessed 10 Nov 2013), John Gall Glashan and Helena Mary Cartwright, 1910.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, John Gall Glashan and Helena Mary Cartwright, Registration Number: 1910-09-060584, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=af95622d-0fd0-466f-a01b-43013f67e1bc

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia/Vancouver/45 Vancouver City/page 3, family 24, lines 5-9, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=62757&highlight=5&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+John+G.+Glasham

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKJ-MQD : accessed 10 Nov 2013), John Gall Glashan, 1922.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1922-09-303487, John Gall Glashan.

John Gall Glashan, death notice, Vancouver Province, May 2, 1922, page 13; Vancouver Sun, May 4, 1922, page 12: “Glashan – The death occurred at the family residence, 2385 7th Ave. W., of John Gall Glashan, aged 53. The funeral will take place from the residence at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday the 3rd inst.”

Charles Frederick Glashan

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5H-C8Y : accessed 10 Nov 2013), Charles Fredrick Glashan, 1933.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1933-09-483471, Charles Fredrick Glashan.

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