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David Goodall Houliston

Male 1854 - 1925  (71 years)


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  • Name David Goodall Houliston 
    Born 14 April 1854  Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 August 1925  Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grave 12725, Maitland Cemetery (Woltemade), Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Born 14 Apr 1854 4pm
      Died 7 Aug 1925

      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

      Bank clerk, boarding with Adam French & family (1881 census):
      Dwelling: 26 Apsley Place
      Census Place: Govan, Lanark, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0203674 GRO Ref Volume 644-12 EnumDist 16 Page 23
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      Adam FRENCH M 61 M Kirkconnel, Dumfries, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Restaurateur
      ...
      David G. HOULISTON U 26 M Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
      Rel: Boarder
      Occ: Bank Clerk

      Houliston, D. G
      Surname: Houliston
      First Name: D. G
      Street Address: Fairview, Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
      Source: 1891 Cape Almanac
      Source Location: National Archives

      Surname: Houliston
      First Name: DG
      Profession: Electrical Engineer
      Address: Sea Point, Cape Town
      Notes: Partner of Findlay & Co, Adderley St, Cape Town
      Source: 1900 Juta's Directory
      Source Location: National Archives + National Library
      Transcriber: 2017

      Houliston, David Herbert
      Surname: Houliston
      First Names: David Herbert
      Roll Number: 430
      Residence If Not Qualifying Property: Rondebosch
      Occupation: Merchant
      Street Name And Number: 16 to 20 Parliament street
      Qualifying Property Valuation: £8 000
      Number Of Votes Entitled: 3
      District: 5
      Image: Voters Roll 1902-133_d5.pdf
      Transcriber: WP Jordaan

      Died @ Grosvenor Flats, Rondebosch
      age 71 years 4 months (South African Archive record)
    Person ID I29  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 July 2006 

    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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      Christening:
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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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      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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    Family ID F18  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Matilda Clapham,   b. 1856, Keighley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1937, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 October 1888  Keighley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Houliston, David Goodall marriage to England GRO Ref. 9a 343 Qtr/Date 4 1888 in Keighley

      Name: HOULISTON, David Goodall
      Record Type: Marriages
      Quarter: December
      Year: 1888
      District: Keighley
      Volume: 9a
      Page: 343

      3 October, 1888. Matilda's age is given as 32, and David Goodall Houliston 34. He was a bank clerk at the time while she was not employed. David's father is shown as being a book manufacturer and William Clapham an Ironfounder.

      (Matilda married two weeks after her sister Mary)
    Children 
    +1. David Clapham Houliston,   b. 1891, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Frederick William Taylor Houliston,   b. March 1892, Seapoint, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 August 1910, Victoria Falls, Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
    Family ID F31  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
    1871 census of David Houliston and family in Kirkcudbright
    1871 census of David Houliston and family in 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
    1881 census for David Goodall Houliston
    1881 census for David Goodall Houliston

    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
    David Goodall Houliston's grave in Maitland
    David Goodall Houliston's grave in Maitland
    Grave 12725, Maitland Cemetery (Woltemade)
    Cape Town, South Africa

    TO THE DEAR MEMORY
    OF
    MY LOVED HUSBAND
    DAVID GOODALL
    HOULISTON,
    WHO DIED
    7TH AUGUST 1925


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