Helen Yuille

Lived
- 10 November 1865
Origin
Darleith House, three miles north-west of Cardross, Dumbartonshire.
Father
George Yuille of Darleith, which he inherited on the death of his brother Robert in 1757. He was engaged in the Virginia tobacco trade (5). The Yuilles or Zuilles owned Darleith since at least the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Mother
Margaret Murdoch, daughter of George Murdoch, Merchant of Glasgow and Provost in 1767. She had 6 sons and 7 daughters: Helen was the fifth daughter.
Address
64 George Street
Wealth at death
£3,000, including substantial shares in the London and North Western Railway (4).
Chapel connection
1810, baptism
Married on
27 August 1804 at Bonhill
Spouse
John Buchanan
Children
Jane (1810), Amelia (d. 1829) (3), John (1817)

Darleith House, partially rebuilt

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine vol 25 1829
  4. Helen Yuille's Will and Inventory, National Archives of Scotland, SC70/4/102/607 and SC70/1/128/889
  5. W.S.Griffith, 'Later Yuille Families in Scotland (1680-1850)' (Online, accessed 30 January 2012

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