Helen Henderson (née Leslie)

1750 - ????


The third of four daughters of George Leslie, a merchant in Aberdeen, and his wife Katharine nee Irvine. The daughters were the heirs of their maternal uncle Dr Charles Irvine who co-owned Friendship estate in St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica. Married John Henderson at St Nicholas's, Aberdeen, 04/10/1789. Two sons baptised in the same place: Charles in 1791 and William Irvine in 1792.


GROS Births 168/A 80 243; will of Charles Irvine PROB 11/1247/94.

GROS Marriages 168A 160 16: "Upon the fourth day of October One thousand seven hundred and eighty nine, by the Revd. Mr Roderick McLeod minister of St Pauls Chappel in Aberdeen were lawfully married in the house of Mrs Leslie in Aberdeen after due proclamation of banns John Henderson Esquire late of Jamaica and Miss Hellen Leslie, lawful daughter of the deceased Mr George Leslie merchant in Aberdeen in the presence of these witnesses. Dr John Irvine late of Jamaica and Baillie George Auldjo[?] merchant in Aberdeen."

Further Information

Maiden Name
John Henderson
Charles (1791-), William Irvine (1792-)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1794 [SY] - → Joint owner

Relationships (4)

Niece → Uncle

Addresses (1)

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland, Scotland