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Helen Houliston

Female 1811 - 1903  (92 years)


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  • Name Helen Houliston 
    Born 1811  Greenlaw, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 January 1903  Humbie, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • UK 1841 Census which was taken on June 7th 1841.
      name : age : occupation : whether born in county where dwelling
      (ages above 15 were rounded down to the nearest figure ending with 0 or 5)
      Berwickshire, parishes---A --E , film no. 1042821. Cockburnspath ---- parish 731, Oldcambus , Eastmains ; Outhouse Ninian KERR 30y Ag Lab Y
      Helen do 25y Y
      Robert do 6y Y
      William do 4y Y
      Janet do 2y Y
      Ninian do 8m Y
      Janet Houliston 15y F.S. Y

      1851 census:
      Piece: SCT1851/725 Place: Yester-East Lothian Enumeration District: 5
      Civil Parish: Yester Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
      Folio: 0 Page: 6 Schedule: 16
      Address: Trafelgar
      Surname First name(s) Rel Status Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
      KERR Hellen Head W F 40 Berwickshire - Greenlaw
      KERR Robert Son U M 17 Farm Servant Berwickshire - Cranshaws(Originally: Berwickshire - Chranshaw)
      KERR William Son U M 15 Scholar Berwickshire - Cranshaws(Originally: Berwickshire - Chranshaw)
      KERR Janet Dau U F 12 Scholar Paper Berwickshire - Cranshaws(Originally: Berwickshire - Chranshaw)
      KERR Ninian Son U M 10 Scholar Paper Berwickshire - Cranshaws(Originally: Berwickshire - Chranshaw)
      KERR Andrew Son U M 8 Scholar Paper East Lothian - Yester
      KERR Thomas Son U M 5 Paper East Lothian - Yester
      HOUISON Robert Brothr U M 19 Labrour Berwickshire - Cranshaw
      BLACKIE James Lodger U M 31 Mason Berwickshire - Lauder(Originally: Berwickshire - Ladour)

      Info from marriage record to James Blackie:
      Helen Houliston, 46 years, residence Trafalgar, Widow

      1881 UK census:
      Dwelling: Barleymill
      Census Place: Salton, Haddington, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224028 GRO Ref Volume 719 EnumDist 1 Page 2
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      James BLACKIE M 63 M Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Mason
      Ellen BLACKIE M 67 F Greenlaw, Berwick, Scotland
      Rel: Wife

      Houliston, Helen death 1903 age 93 in Humbie, East Lothian Scotland GRO Ref. 710/00 0001 other surname(s) Blackie
      Helen Blackie widow of James Blackie mason age 93
      parents Robert Houliston weaver (deceased) and Janet M.S. - (deceased)
      cause: cardiac dilatation 1 year bronchitis 1 month
      informant: John Turner son-in-law present

      this census entry doesn't correlate and is probably wrong - why I put it here I don't know!
      hence 1814 birth in Coldstream is unsubstantiated
      1881 census:
      Dwelling: 15 Belville Street
      Census Place: East Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0203571 GRO Ref Volume 564-2 EnumDist 14 Page 6
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      Neil (Junr) SINCLAIR M 34 M Oban, Argyll, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Railway Engine Driver
      Helen SINCLAIR M 28 F Kilmun, Argyll, Scotland
      Rel: Wife
      Anne SINCLAIR 4 F Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
      Rel: Daur
      Elaine C. SINCLAIR 3 F Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
      Rel: Daur
      Isabel SINCLAIR 1 F Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland
      Rel: Daur
      Helen KERR W 66 F Coldstream, Berwick, Scotland
      Rel: Widow
      Neil (Senr) SINCLAIR W 79 M Kilninver, Argyll, Scotland
      Rel: Boarder
      Occ: Railway Porter
    Person ID I1524  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 June 2007 

    Father Robert Houliston,   b. 13 April 1783, Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Janet Lockie,   d. between 1812 and 1818 
    Family ID F256  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Ninian Kerr 
    Married 19 May 1833  Cranshaws, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage record of HOULISTON, HELEN to NINIAN KERR/FR460 in 1833 in CRANSHAWS GRO ref 734/00 0003

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      HELEN HOULISTON
      Female Family
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      Spouse: NINIAN KERR Family
      Marriage: 19 MAY 1833 Cranshaws, Berwick, Scotland
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      Messages:
      Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the marriage date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      M117345 1820 - 1850 1067871 Film 6900380 Film
      Sheet: 00
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    Children 
    +1. Robert Kerr,   b. 24 November 1833, Cranshaws, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Kerr,   b. 4 February 1836, Cranshaws, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Janet Kerr,   b. 8 April 1838, Cranshaws, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ninian Kerr,   b. 30 September 1840, Cranshaws, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Andrew Kerr,   b. 17 December 1842, Yester, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Thomas Kerr,   b. 1 May 1845, Yester, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F783  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 James Blackie,   b. about 1818, Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 May 1857  Yester, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Houliston, Helen marriage to James Blackie date 23/05/1857 in Gifford (Yester) Scotland GRO Ref. 725/0001

      Marriage record of BLACKIE, JAMES to HOULISTON, HELEN in 1857 in YESTER OR GIFFORD, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 725/00 0001

      Robert Houliston, Weaver and Janet Lockie were parents to Helen born circa 1811.

      Helen Houliston, 46 years, residence Trafalgar, Widow m. James Blackie, 38 years, residence Trafalgar, Mason - Bachelor. Alexander Blackie, labourer , and Isabella Henderson were parents to James. The marriage took place, after banns, on the 23rd May 1857 at Trafalgar, in the parish of Yester, County of Haddington. Witnesses : Samuel Kerr, Minister of Yester ; James Anderson; John Blackie

      [see 1851 census for Yester lists Samuel Kerr minister]


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      HELEN HOULISTON
      Female Family
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      Spouse: JAMES BLACKIE Family
      Marriage: 23 MAY 1857 Yester, East Lothian, Scotland
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      Messages:
      Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the marriage date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      M117251 1855 - 1875 6035516 REGISTER Film NONE
      Sheet: 00
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    Family ID F784  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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