Helen Marian Wates[1, 2, 3]

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  • Name Helen Marian Wates  [4
    Born 1890  Edmonton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1890 and 30 Sep 1890  Edmonton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth 
    • Volume 3a, Page 415
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1983 and 30 Sep 1983  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Death 
    • Volume 32, Page 1137
    _STAT Never Married 
    Died 7 Jul 1983  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I27512  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2016 

    Father Robert Loveday Wates
              b. 13 Sep 1848, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Jan 1932, Woolwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Annie Maria Ashwell
              b. 1854, Henlow, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Apr 1932, Woolwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1879  Pancras, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1890 - Edmonton, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Jul 1890 and 30 Sep 1890 - Edmonton, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Jul 1983 and 30 Sep 1983 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 1983 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • S. Teacher, Birmingham. Helped to found Homes and suitable accommodation for elderly teachers through the Teachers Benevolent Association. Her faithful and generous help was acknowledged when she was chosen to entertain the Queen Mother, when she opened the beautiful modern "Queen Mother Court", Selly Oak, Birmingham. Works for United Nations Association, etc.

      First school - Raddlebarn Lane Girls School. Later Dep Head Teacher at Handworth New Road Girls School. 1925 member of committee of local Benevolent and Orphan Fund of NUT. Name changed to The Teachers Benevolent Fund after WWII. On committee of first home Victoria House, Newcastle-under-Lyme opened 1946, and later chairman of house committee. Retired from teaching 1943 to look after friend Miss Perry within whom she lived until her death in 1962 (1958?). Then joined committee of Retired Teachers Section of NUT, revitalising it and becoming chairman and then life president. Fought for increase in teachers' pensions. Resided at Queen Mother Court from opening in 1970. Helped raise money for full-care home Selly Wood House built by Teachers Benevolent Fund Housing Association opened 1980, and she became a resident on 29.12.81

  • Sources 
    1. [S2857] The Wates Family Saga, Margaret R. Pitt, (Middlesex, England - 1974/1998).

    2. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3), 23 May 2011.

    3. [S9816] Alive for the 1939 Register, (accessed 24 Feb 2016). (Reliability: 3), 24 Feb 2016.
      People who should be alive for the 1939 Register

    4. [S3811] Wates Family Saga List (Reliability: 3), 19 May 2009.

    5. [S1856] Registration of Births, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1890, Edmonton, Middlesex, Volume 3a, Page 415; Helena Marian WATES (Reliability: 3), 13 May 2013.

    6. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jul-Aug-Sep 1983, Birmingham, West Midlands, Volume 32, Page 1137; Helena Marian WATES, Age at death 93 (1890), Birth date 9 Jul 1890 (Reliability: 3), 13 May 2013.