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David Goodall Houliston

Male 1891 - 1977  (86 years)


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  • Name David Goodall Houliston 
    Born 18 October 1891  Smethwick/Kings Norton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 December 1977  Cape Town, Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grave 33182C, Maitland Cemetery (Woltemade), Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Born 18 Oct 1891 6:45am
      Died 9 Dec 1977

      Houliston, David Goodall birth England GRO Ref. 6a 476 Qtr/Date 4 1891 in Kings N

      http://www.ukbmdsearch.org.uk/index.php
      HOULISTON David G 1891 Harborne West Midlands Sandwell Register Office HAR/85/391


      Name: Houliston, David Goodall
      Record Type: Births
      Quarter: December
      Year: 1891
      District: Kings Norton
      County: Staffordshire Warwickshire Worcestershire
      Volume: 6c
      Page: 476
      Birth Registration
      District: Kings Norton
      Sub-district: Holborn
      County of Stafford
      Entry No: 391
      Where born: 18 Vicarage Road, Smethwick
      Occupation of father: School Master

      Addresses in South Africa (from Donald Houliston): 62 Plein Street, Sunnyside,.Pretoria Chirnside, 7, Park Road Rosebank/Mowbray

      1901 census:
      David Houliston age 9 born Staffs Smethwick census in Edgbaston, Warwicks

      Emigrated to South Africa in 1915 - supposedly this was to avoid being drafted in WW1 which had started in 1914. He would have joined his uncle (also David Goodall Houliston) in Cape Town. His wife to be, Elsie Lewis, travelled several years later and they were married in 1920.
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      Last name First name Age Sex Departure Year Port Destination Country Port
      HOULISTON D G 24 M 1915 London South Africa Cape

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      Surname: Houliston
      First Names: D G
      Address: Chirnside Park rd Rosebank
      Telephone Number 1: 6-1025
      Source: 1939 Cape Telephone Directory


      David Goodall Houliston served as a member of the Cape Town City Council from 1946-48

      Grave 33182C, Maitland Cemetery (Woltemade)
      Cape Town, South Africa

      IN LOVING MEMORY
      OF OUR PARENTS
      DAVID GOODALL
      HOULISTON
      BORN 18.10.1891, DIED 9.12.1977
      ELSIE MARY

      BORN 13.12.1889, DIED 11.11.1962
      WE SHALL MEET IN THE MORNING

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      Num YY Surname Name Death PSS Spouse Comments1 Comments2 Comments3
      5201 1962 Houliston Elsie Mary 11-Nov-1962 Will
      12 1978 Houliston David Goodall 12-Sep-1977
      (records from Master's office indicate death as 12 Sep 1977 but suspect they got the day/month mixed up - DOD on tombstone is clear)
    Person ID I15  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 December 2006 

    Father George Houliston,   b. 31 May 1860, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 August 1920, Birmingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wilson,   b. 2 June 1863, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 June 1926, Northwich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 2 August 1887  Parish Church, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Houliston, George marriage to England GRO Ref. 3b 795 Qtr/Date 3 1887 in Chesterton

      England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1900
      Houliston, George
      Year: 1887 Quarter: September
      Record Type: Marriages Volume: 3b
      District: Chesterton Page: 795
      Wilson, Sarah
      Year: 1887 Quarter: September
      Record Type: Marriages Volume: 3b
      District: Chesterton Page: 795

      Extract from Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage from GRO
      1887 Marriage Solemnized by Banns in the Parish of Milton in the County of Cambridge
      No. 160
      When Married: August 2nd 1887
      Name and Surname: George Houliston & Sarah Wilson
      Age: 27; 23
      Condition: Bachelor; Spinster
      Rank or Profession: Teacher; -
      Residence at the time of Marriage: Milton; Milton
      Father's Name and Surname: David Houliston; John Wilson
      Rank or Profession of Father: Bootmaker; Baker
      Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, by [blank] or after [blank] by me
      J Chapman (surname not clear) Rector
      The Marriage was solemnized between us, George Houliston; Sarah Wilson in the Presence of us,
      John Wilson; George Wilson
      Certified copy dated 17 October 2006
    Family ID F16  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elsie Mary Lewis,   b. 13 December 1889, 32 Brainerd Street, Stoneycroft, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 November 1962, Cape Town, Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 February 1920  Wesleyan Chruch, Cape Town Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Donald (Don) Taylor Houliston,   b. 7 November 1922, Booth Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 April 2004, Eleanor Murray Home, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. LIVING
     3. Mary Alison Houliston,   b. 18 October 1930, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 October 1930, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F4  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1901 census of George & Sarah Houliston and children
    1901 census of George & Sarah Houliston and children

    Headstones
    David and Elsie Houliston's grave in Maitland
    David and Elsie Houliston's grave in Maitland
    Grave 33182C, Maitland Cemetery (Woltemade)
    Cape Town, South Africa

    IN LOVING MEMORY
    OF OUR PARENTS
    DAVID GOODALL
    HOULISTON
    BORN 18.10.1891, DIED 9.12.1977
    ELSIE MARY
    (NEE LEWIS)
    BORN 13.12.1889, DIED 11.11.1962
    WE SHALL MEET IN THE MORNING


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