Helen Burness Cruickshank

Other names: 
Nell
Dates: 
15 May 1886 - 2 March 1975

Helen was born in Hillside, Angus, daughter of George Cruickshank and Sarah Wood who also had two sons.

After she completed school she worked as a Civil Servant, her parents being unable to afford to send her to University.

...From 1924 Helen lived in a house on Corstorphine Hill, Dunnieduff, and was involved in the Scottish Renaissance, entertaining and supporting writers and artists such as Hugh MacDiarmid, Willa Muir...

Helen never married...

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Helen Burness Cruickshank