Mary Hellen (Courbarron) Moody
Born Mary Hellen, but known as ‘Helen’, she was born in the parish of St Germans, Cornwall, in 1867, the third child and only daughter of Frederick Augustus Courbarron and Mary Hamilton.
After the death of both her parents from typhoid in 1876 and 1877, Helen was aged ten when she was placed, along with her three brothers, into the care of her maternal uncle Capt. James Hamilton in Ireland. Helen spent the remainder of her childhood at her mother’s ancestral home of Brownhall in Ballintra, Co Donegal.
In 1895 at the age of 27, Helen married Christopher Moody. Helen’s address is given as 88 Duke Street and the couple married at The Church of St Thomas, Liverpool City.
Marriage: 8 Apr 1895 St Thomas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Christopher Moody – 22 Footman, Bachelor, of 17 Duke Street
Mary Helen Courbarron – 27, Spinster, of 88 Duke Street
Groom’s Father: Matthew Moody, Steward
Bride’s Father: Frederick Augustus Courbarron, (deceased), Gentleman
Witness: Henry Harris; Rebecca Camp?
Married by Licence by: James H. M. Barrow