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Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor

Female 1824 - 1887  (63 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor 
    Born 1 August 1824  Westruther, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth record Betsy Taylor 1 Aug 1824
    Birth record Betsy Taylor 1 Aug 1824
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 October 1887  Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death register entry for Elizabeth Houliston nee Taylor
    Death register entry for Elizabeth Houliston nee Taylor
    Buried St Cuthbert's Churchyard, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Died 7 Oct 1887 12:30pm

      abode Langton at time of marriage

      County Berwick; Parish Westruther; Film no. 1067904
      Births & Baptisms for Westruther 1819 - 1854
      Betsy, daughter of Andrew Taylor Shepherd Evelie & Janet Waddle his Spouse, was born 1 Augt 1824.

      TAYLOR, Betsy Christening
      Gender: Female
      Birth Date: 1 Aug 1824 Birthplace: , Westruther, Berwick, Scotland
      Recorded in: Westruther, Berwickshire, Scotland
      Father: Andrew TAYLOR
      Mother: Janet WADDLE
      Source: FHL Film 1067904 Dates: 1699 - 1854

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      BETSY TAYLOR
      Female
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      Event(s):
      Birth: 01 AUG 1824 Westruther, Berwick, Scotland
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Parents:
      Father: ANDREW TAYLOR Family
      Mother: JANET WADDLE
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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:
      C117564 1819 - 1854 1067904, 0103242 Film 6901480 Film
      Sheet:
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      1841 Scotland census - Raecleughhead, Langton, Berwick, Scotland :
      (Ages above 15 rounded down to nearest 5)
      Name Sex Age Occupation Born in County (Y/N)
      TAYLOR ANDREW M 55 Farmer y
      TAYLOR JANET F 50 y
      TAYLOR JOHN M 15 y
      TAYLOR ELISABETH F 14 y
      TAYLOR ANDREW M 10 y

      1851 census:
      Name: HOULISTON, Elizabeth Address: High Street(871): Parish: Kirkcudbright Relationship: wife of David Houliston Marital Status: married Occupation: Age: 26 Born: born Westruther BerwHousehold No: 3/97
      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

      Death record of HOULISTON ELIZABETH in 1887 age 62 in KIRKCUDBRIGHT GRO ref 871/ 0051

      Houliston, Elizabeth death 1887 age 62 in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright Scotland GRO Ref. 871/00 0051 other surname(s) Taylor

      http://www.scottishdocuments.com
      Houliston Elizabeth 17/1/1888 or Taylor, residing in Kirkcudbright, d. 07/10/1887 at Kirkcudbright, intestate Kirkcudbright

      Scotland Probates:
      1888. HOULISTON, Elizabeth / Taylor; residing in Kirkcudbright, d. 7 Oct. 1887, intestate; to George Houliston, Teacher, Kirkcudbright, her son. Value of estate 273 pounds 5 shillings and 4 pence.
    Person ID I21  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 July 2006 

    Father Andrew Taylor,   b. about 1785, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1852  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Janet Waddle or Waddell,   b. 1787, Westruther, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 March 1855, Langton, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married
    Marriage of John Wilson and Mary Jacobs
    Marriage of John Wilson and Mary Jacobs
    7 January 1851
    Family ID F22  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 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) 
    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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      Marriages:
      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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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening:
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      Marriages:
      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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    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Houliston,   b. 5 May 1849, Dunse, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 July 1905, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Alexander Houliston,   b. 8 March 1852, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1916, Canton, St Lawrence, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. David Goodall Houliston,   b. 14 April 1854, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 August 1925, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Janet Waddell Houliston,   b. 29 November 1857, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 December 1859, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    +5. 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)
     6. Margaret Houliston,   b. 31 July 1863, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 October 1936, Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F18  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

    Documents
    1851 census for David and Elizabeth Houliston and family on High Street, Kirkcudbright
    1851 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
    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
    1841 census of Andrew and Janet Taylor and family in Langton
    1841 census of Andrew and Janet Taylor and family in Langton
    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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