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George Houliston

Male 1860 - 1920  (60 years)


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  • Name George Houliston 
    Born 31 May 1860  Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth register entry for George Houliston
    Birth register entry for George Houliston
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 August 1920  Birmingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birmingham Mail death of George Houliston 1 Sep 1920
    Birmingham Mail death of George Houliston 1 Sep 1920
    Buried 3 September 1920  Grave 743, Non-conformist, Northwich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Born 31 May 1860 12:15am
      Died 31 Aug 1920 2pm

      Addresses of George Houliston (from Donald Houliston): 42 Poplar Road, Edg(e)baston, Birmingham 18 Vicarage Road, Southwich, Birmingham (suspect this should read Smethwick) 181 Chester Road, Northwich 4 Appleton Road, Northwich Maybury, Winnington Road, Northwich

      Birth record of GEORGE HOULISTON in 1860 in KIRKCUDBRIGHT GRO ref 871/ 0056

      Houliston, George birth 31/05/1860 in Kirkcudbright Scotland GRO Ref. 871/0056 parents David & Elizabeth Taylor

      GEORGE HOULESTON
      Male
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      Birth: 31 MAY 1860 Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
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      Parents:
      Father: DAVID HOULESTON Family
      Mother: ELIZABETH TAYLOR
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      Messages:
      Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      C118711 1855 - 1875 6035516 REGISTER Film NONE
      Sheet: 00

      1861 Scotland census - High Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright 871/00 003/00 019:
      (12 rooms with one or more windows)
      HOULISTON DAVID Head mar M 34 Master Boot & Shoemaker employing 7 men & 1 boy Coldingham, Berwick
      HOULISTON ELIZABETH wife mar F 35 Do wife Westruther, Berwick
      HOULISTON ELIZABETH daughter F 11 Scholar Dunse, Berwick
      HOULISTON ALEXANDER son M 9 Scholar Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright
      HOULISTON DAVID son M 6 Scholar Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright
      HOULISTON JOHN son M 10 months Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright
      (baby's name is clearly John although we know it should be George - possibly a typo from the original enumerators schedule)

      Scotland census 2nd April 1871
      GROS Reference 871/00 005/000 2
      Page 2
      Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright
      No. of Schedule 5
      Road, Street 4 Castle St.
      Name and Surname of each Person Relation to Head of Family Condition
      Age (Male/Female) Rank, Profession or Occupation Where Born
      Whether Deaf and Dumb, Blind, Imbecile or Idiot, Lunatic
      No. of children between 5 and 13 attending school or being educated at Home
      Rooms with one or more windows
      David Houliston Head Mar 45 Councillor, Bootmaker, employing 5 men + 1 boy
      Berwickshire, Coldingham 2 [children] 7[rooms with windows]
      Elizabeth Do. Wife Mar 43 do. Westruther
      Elizabeth Do. Daur Unm 21 do. Dunse
      Alexander Do. Son Unm 19 Bootmaker Kirkcudbrightshire, Kirkcudbright
      David G. Do. do. Unm 16 Clerk do. do.
      George Do. do. 10 Scholar do. do.
      Margaret Do. Daur 7 Do. do.do

      1881 census:
      Dwelling: Castle St
      Census Place: Kirkcudbright, Kircudbright, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224057 GRO Ref Volume 871 EnumDist 5 Page 2
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      David HOULISTON M 55 M Coldingham, Berwick, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Master Shoemaker Emp 6 Men
      Elizabeth HOULISTON M 57 F Westruther, Berwick, Scotland
      Rel: Wife
      George HOULISTON U 20 M Kirkcudbr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Teacher Of Gen Subjects

      Kelly's Directory of Hertfordshire, 1890
      HITCHIN
      Houliston George M.A. middle class school, Bancroft House school
      (pdf on file)

      1891 census
      HOULISTON GEORGE age 30 in KIRKCUDBRIGHT, KIRKCUDBRIGHT GRO ref 871/ 007/000
      HOULISTON SARAH age 25 in KIRKCUDBRIGHT, KIRKCUDBRIGHT GRO ref 871/ 007/000
      HOULISTON MARY W age 2 in KIRKCUDBRIGHT, KIRKCUDBRIGHT GRO ref 871/ 007/000

      1891 Scotland census - Riversdale, Tongland Rd, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire:
      John Angus Head Mar 50 Bank Teller Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen
      Elizabeth Do Wife Mar 41 Berwickshire, Duns
      George Houliston Brother-in-Law Mar 30 Schoolmaster Kirkcudbrightshire, Kirkcudbright
      Sarah Do Visitor Mar 25 England
      Mary W Do Visitor 2 Kirkcudbrightshire, Kirkcudbright

      1901 census:
      George Houliston age 40 born Scotland census in Edgbaston, Warwicks Mercantile Clerk
      Sarah Houliston age 36 born Cambridge Milton census in Edgbaston, Warwicks
      Mary Houliston age 12 born Scotland census in Edgbaston, Warwicks
      David Houliston age 9 born Staffs Smethwick census in Edgbaston, Warwicks
      Margaret Houliston age 6 born Staffs Smethwick census in Edgbaston, Warwicks
      George Houliston age 6M born Staffs Smethwick census in Edgbaston, Warwicks

      Died in Stephenson Street, Birmingham 1920 - reference is Death Certificate dated 2nd Sep 1920
      Buried with wife Sarah Wilson and daughter Mary Wilson Houliston in Northwich Non-conformist grave number 743

      Houliston, George death England GRO Ref. 6d 310 Qtr/Date 3 1920 age 59 in Birmingham
    Person ID I17  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 March 2007 

    Father David Houliston,   b. 16 October 1825, Coldingham, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 July 1885, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor,   b. 1 August 1824, Westruther, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 October 1887, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 28 June 1848  Dunse, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Dunse film:
      page 143
      Marriages
      1848 June 28
      David Howliston Shoemaker Dunse and Elisabeth
      Taylor daughter of Andrew Taylor farmer Ricklawhead
      were married the 28th June 1848 by the Revd Mr
      Ritchie Dunse before William Howliston and James
      Henderson Witnesses

      Marriage record of HOULISTON, DAVID to ELISABETH TAYLOR/FR377 in 1848 in LANGTON GRO ref 747/00 0002

      Langton film :
      David Houliston of the Parish of Dunse and
      Elisabeth Taylor of this Parish were married
      30th June 1848 by --- [ empty space] ----

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      ELISABETH TAYLOR
      Female Family
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      Spouse: DAVID HOULISTON Family
      Marriage: 30 JUN 1848 Langton, 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:
      M117474 1820 - 1854 1067901 Film 6901552 Film
      Sheet: 00
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      ELISABETH TAYLOR
      Female Family
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      Spouse: DAVID HOWLISTON Family
      Marriage: 28 JUN 1848 Duns, Berwick, Scotland
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      Messages:
      Form submitted by a member of the LDS Church. The form lists the submitter's name and address and may include source information. The address may be outdated. Details vary. To find the form, you must know the batch and sheet number.
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      Source Information:
      Batch Number: 8715632
      Sheet: 04
      Source Call No.: 1396356 Type: Film
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    Family ID F18  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 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
    Children 
     1. Mary (May) Wilson Houliston,   b. 1 September 1888, Castle Street, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 January 1909, Northwich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    +2. David Goodall Houliston,   b. 18 October 1891, Smethwick/Kings Norton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 December 1977, Cape Town, Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. Margaret Elizabeth Taylor Houliston,   b. 27 December 1894, King's Norton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 June 1975, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. George (Ru) Rupert Houliston,   b. 4 October 1900, Smethwick/Kings Norton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 April 1977, Harlech, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F16  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    David Houliston, Elizabeth Taylor and Children (about 1880)
    David Houliston, Elizabeth Taylor and Children (about 1880)
    In handwriting on the back:
    David & Elizabeth Houliston and family
    Margaret, David Goodall, Elizabeth and George

    Printed on back (in large logo):
    J. & J. DENNISTON
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    CASTLE STREET
    KIRKCUDBRIGHT
    Wedding of Ernest Reade-Hill and Margaret Houliston
    Wedding of Ernest Reade-Hill and Margaret Houliston
    Outing to Anglesea circa 1910
    Outing to Anglesea circa 1910

    Documents
    1861 census for David and Elizabeth Houliston and family on High Street, Kirkcudbright
    1861 census for David and Elizabeth Houliston and family on High Street, Kirkcudbright
    1871 census of David Houliston and family in Kirkcudbright
    1871 census of David Houliston and family in Kirkcudbright
    1901 census of George & Sarah Houliston and children
    1901 census of George & Sarah Houliston and children
    1891 census of George Houliston and family
    1891 census of George Houliston and family
    page 1 of 2
    1891 census of George Houliston and family
    1891 census of George Houliston and family
    page 2 of 2
    1881 census of David & Elizabeth Houliston and son George in Kirkcudbright
    1881 census of David & Elizabeth Houliston and son George in Kirkcudbright

    Headstones
    Houliston Tombstone in St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Kirkcudbright.
    Houliston Tombstone in St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Kirkcudbright.
    Gravestone 354, St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Kirkcudbright.
    In memory of
    David Houliston who died at
    Kirkcudbright 17th July 1885 aged 59 years.
    Janet Waddel, his daughter, who died
    31st December 1859, aged 2 years.
    Elizabeth Taylor, his wife, who died
    7th October 1887, aged 63 years.
    Elizabeth, his daughter, wife of
    John Angus, who died 5th July 1905.
    Alexander, eldest son, laid to rest in
    Canton, U.S.A. 16th May 1916.
    George, youngest son, laid to rest at
    Northwich 3rd September 1920.
    David Goodall, second son, died
    at Cape-town 7th August 1925.
    Margaret, his daughter, wife
    of J.K. Shennan, died 2nd October 1936
    aged 73 years,
    Buried at Weenan, Natal


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