Helena was born about 1887 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the daughter of George Clark and Isabella Alston Gilchrist.
!Source: scotlandspeople.gov.uk 1881 Scotland Census
!Source: scotlandspeople.gov.uk 1891 Scotland Census
!Source: scotlandspeople.gov.uk 1901 Scotland Census
Ella Clark, daughter, s, 14, Ironmonger's assistant, Larbert