Norval Wilson Helme, Sir

Born:Sep 22 1849
Died:Mar 6 1932 (at age 82)
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Sir Norval Watson Helme, Kt. Bach., J.P. Lancs., Alderman of Lancashire County Council, Mayor 1896-7, M.P. for Lancaster Div. Lancs. 1900-18, b. 1849; m. 1877, Mary, d. of Thomas Wilson of Caldbeck, Cumberland; and has issue - (1) Thomas Wilson Helme Esq., J.P. and C.C. Lancs., b. 1881; (2) James Helme, Gentleman, C.C. Lancs., b. 1884 [m. Muriel, d. of A.T. Eccles, J.P.' of The Grange, Darwen (Res. - Haverbreaks House, Lancaster)]; and Edith Mary [m. 1st, 1913, Capt. Erskine Crossley (d. 1920); 2nd, 1922, Rev. Benjamin Gregory]. In addition to the entry in Fox-Davies "Armorial Families" above, the following information has been provided by the family: Sir Norval, a devout methodist and man of strong civic principles resided at Springfield Hall, Lancaster, which under the terms of his generous bequest subsequently became Lancaster Royal Infirmary. Sir Norval's eldest son, Thomas, who died without issue, in turn bequeathed the bulk of his considerable estate to support the scouting
Eld. son of late James Helme of Lancaster, m. Mary, d. of James Milner:_ Sir Norval Watson Helme, Kt, Bach., J.P. Lancs., Alderman of Lancashire County Council, Mayor 1896_7, M.P. for Lancaster Div. Lancs. 1900_18, b.1849; m. 1877, Mary, d. of Thomas Wilson of Caldbeck, Cumberland; and has issue_(1) Thomas Wilson Helme, Esq., J.P. and C.C. Lancs., b. 1881; (2) James Helme, Gentleman, C.C. Lancs., b. 1884 (m. 1911, Muriel, d. of A.T. Eccles, J.P., of The Grange, Darwen (Res._Haverbreaks House, Lancaster)); and Edith Mary (m. 1st, 1913, Capt. Erskine Crossley (d. 1920); 2nd, 1922, Rev. Benjamin Gregory). Res._Springfield Hall, Lancaster. Club_County (Lancaster).
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