Love, Helen

Helen Love - Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory - 1915 - page 783

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 783 [edited image].

 

Helen Love was the widow of John Love.

She lived at 1915 Pendrell Street from 1915 to 1917.

Note: the biographical information below appears to be correct, but it is not certain that it relates to the Helen Love who lived at 1915 Pendrell Street.

 

Family Background

Helen Love was born Helen Hall in Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland on November 29, 1871.

Her parents were Archibald Paton Hall (1847–1895) and Helen (or Ellen) Craig (1848-1875). Archibald Hall was a bonnet manufacturer in Stewarton. In 1877, Archibald married Margaret Lindsay (1850-1901).

 

Marriage to John Love

On August 14, 1895, in Glasgow, Helen married John James Love, who was a solicitor in Stewarton.

 

John James Love and Helen Hall - marriage - Glasgow Herald - Glasgow - Scotland - August 15 1895 - page 1 - column 1

Glasgow Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), August 15, 1895, page 1, column 1.

 

 

John Love was born in Stewarton about 1866. His parents were James Love and Elizabeth Templeton.

In 1901, Helen and John were living in Stewarton. John was working as a solicitor and banker.

John died in Stewarton on June 26, 1909.

 

John James Love - death date - June 26 1909

Ancestry.com. Scotland, National Probate Index (Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories), 1876-1936 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh under the Sheriff Courts Act, 1876. Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories. Name: John James Love; Death Date: 26 Jun 1909; Death Place: Royal Bank House, Stewarton; Confirmation Date: 9 Dec 1909; Confirmation Place: Kilmarnock, Scotland.

 

To Canada

About 1910, Helen travelled to Canada. She lived for a time in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with the family of her sister, Elizabeth, who was married to John William Hair.

 

`Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, February 14, 1910, page 8, column 1.

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, February 14, 1910, page 8, column 1.

 

 

To Vancouver

By 1915, Helen was living at 1915 Pendrell Street in Vancouver.

It appears that she remained in Vancouver until 1917. She seldom appeared in the Vancouver directories from 1918 to the 1920s.

In May 1924, she travelled from Scotland to Canada. Her immigration document said that she had been away from Canada since May 1922. She was planning to live at 21st Street and Bellevue Avenue in West Vancouver.

 

Mrs Helen Love - date of arrival - June 1924 - port of arrival - Quebec

Ancestry.com. Canada, Ocean Arrivals (Form 30A), 1919-1924 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Form 30A, 1919-1924 (Ocean Arrivals). Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.. RG 76. Department of Employment and Immigration Fonts. Microfilm Reels: T-14939 to T-15248. Library and Archives Canada; Form 30A Ocean Arrivals (Individual Manifests), 1919-1924; Rolls: T-14939 – T-15248. Name: Mrs Helen Love; Gender: Female; Estimated birth year: abt 1872; Birth Place: Steveston, British Columbia [sic: Stewarton, Ayrshire]; Age: 52; Date of Arrival: Jun 1924; Port of Arrival: Quebec; Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland; Ship Name: Marloch.

 

Later Life

In the 1930s, Helen was at 4128 McGill Street in Burnaby, British Columbia.

She lived at 751 Denman Street in 1955 and 1956.

She died on November 17, 1956, after a car struck her.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 19, 1956, page 3, columns 5-6.

Vancouver Sun, November 19, 1956, page 3, columns 5-6.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1956, page 32, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, November 24, 1956, page 32, column 6.

 

Sources

Archibald Paton Hall (father of Helen Hall)

Archibald Paton Hall (abt. 1846 – 1895); https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hall-28489.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7Y13-JT2M : 30 April 2019), Archibald P Hall, died 22 Jan 1895; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Stewarton-Saint Columbas Churchyard, Stewarton, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom; https://billiongraves.com/grave/Archibald-P-Hall/30702253.

Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright. Name: Archibald Hall [Archibald Paton Hall]; Death Date: 22 Jan 1895; Death Place: Stewarton, East Ayrshire, Scotland; Probate Date: 23 Apr 1895; Probate Registry: London, England.

 

Helen Hall

Helen Hall (29 November 1871 – Deceased); https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/9M7Z-SN9.

Helen Hall (1871); https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hall-28513.

Helen Hall (1871–); Birth: 29 NOVEMBER 1871, Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY5W-VG7 : 12 February 2020), Helen Hall, 1871.

Ancestry.com. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013. Name: Helen Hall; Gender: Female; Birth Date: 29 Nov 1871; Birth Place: Stewarton, Ayr, Scotland; Father:  Archibald Hall; Mother: Helen Craig; FHL Film Number: 6035516.

Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: Helen Hall; Age: 9; Estimated birth year: abt 1872; Relationship: Daughter; Father’s name: Archibald Hall; Mother’s name: Margaret Hall; Gender: Female; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: 6 Bridgend Street; Occupation: Scholar; ED: 9; Household schedule number: 63; Line: 6; Roll: cssct1881_197; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 9; Page: 11; Line: 6; Roll: cssct1881_197.

Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: Ellen Hall; Age: 19; Estimated birth year: abt 1872; Relationship: Daur (Daughter); Father’s name: Archibald P Hall; Mother’s name: Maggie Hall; Gender: Female; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: Rosevale Cottage; Occupation: Bonnet Manufacturer Daur; ED: 13;  Household schedule number: 2; Line: 12; Roll: CSSCT1891_217; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 13; Page: 1; Line: 12; Roll: CSSCT1891_217.

Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: Helen H Love; Age: 29; Estimated birth year: abt 1872; Relationship: Wife; Spouse’s name : John J Love; Gender: Female; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; Town: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: Rosevale; ED: 13; Household schedule number: 63; Line: 11; Roll: CSSCT1901_238; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 13; Page: 13; Line: 11; Roll: CSSCT1901_238

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-N6WV : 10 March 2018), Helen Love in entry for John William Hair, 1911; citing Census, Saskatoon Sub-Districts 13-44, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,581.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRK-N9Y : 8 November 2017), Helen Love, 1956.

 

John James Love (husband of Helen Hall)

John James Love (1865–); Birth: 10 AUGUST 1865, Stewarton, Ayrshire, Scotland; Death: Unknown.

Ancestry.com. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013. Name: John James Love; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 10 Aug 1865; Birth Place: Stewarton, Ayr, Scotland; Father: James Love; Mother: Elizabeth Templeton; FHL Film Number: 6035516.

Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: John J Love; Age: 5; Estimated birth year: abt 1866; Relationship: Son; Father’s name: James Love; Mother’s name: Elizabeth Love; Gender: Male; Where born: Stewarton, ayrsh; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; Town: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: Lainshaw Street; ED: 10; Household schedule number: 112; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1871_115; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 10; Page: 25; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1871_115

Ancestry.com. 1881 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1881 Scotland Census. Reels 1-338. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: John Love Jr.; Age: 15; Estimated birth year: abt 1866; Relationship: Boarder; Gender: Male; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 578; Registration district: Ayr; Civil Parish: Ayr; Town: Ayr; County: Ayrshire; Address: 14 &15 Wellington Sqre; Occupation: Scholar; ED: 12; Household schedule number: 14; Line: 10; Roll: cssct1881_179; Parish: Ayr; ED: 12; Page: 4; Line: 10; Roll: cssct1881_179.

Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: John James Love; Age: 25; Estimated birth year: abt 1866; Relationship: Son; Father’s name: James Love; Mother’s name: Elizabeth T Love; Gender: Male; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: Roy Bank Ho Lainshaw Street; Occupation: Solicitor; ED: 10; Household schedule number: 40; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1891_217; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 10; Page: 8; Line: 3; Roll: CSSCT1891_217.

Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Name: John J Love; Age: 35; Estimated birth year: abt 1866; Relationship: Head; Spouse’s name : Helen H Love; Gender: Male; Where born: Stewarton, Ayrshire; Registration Number: 616; Registration district: Stewarton; Civil Parish: Stewarton; Town: Stewarton; County: Ayrshire; Address: Rosevale; Occupation: Solicitor & Banker; ED: 13; Household schedule number: 63; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1901_238; Household Members: John J Love: 35; Helen H Love: 29; Catherine Jones: 32; Parish: Stewarton; ED: 13; Page: 13; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1901_238.

Ancestry.com. Scotland, National Probate Index (Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories), 1876-1936 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh under the Sheriff Courts Act, 1876. Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories. Name: John James Love; Death Date: 26 Jun 1909; Death Place: Royal Bank House, Stewarton; Confirmation Date: 9 Dec 1909; Confirmation Place: Kilmarnock, Scotland.

 

Elizabeth Hall (sister of Helen Hall)

Lizzie Hall (abt. 1879); https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hall-28550

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-N6WF : 10 March 2018), Elizabeth Hair in entry for John William Hair, 1911; citing Census, Saskatoon Sub-Districts 13-44, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,581.

 

John William Hair (husband of Elizabeth Hall)

John W. Hair, Wikipedia article; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_W._Hair.

John William Hair (1880 – March 18, 1941) was a Scottish-born politician in Saskatchewan, who served as mayor of Saskatoon from 1930 to 1931.[1]

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-N6WX : 10 March 2018), John William Hair, 1911; citing Census, Saskatoon Sub-Districts 13-44, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,581.