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Robert Henry Houliston

Male 1849 - 1925  (75 years)


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  • Name Robert Henry Houliston 
    Born 31 December 1849  31 Canongate St, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 August 1925 
    Notes 
    • On Birth Certificate he is Howlison and his mother is Margaret Brewis (BRUCE?).

      1851 England census - Alnwick, Northumberland:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      William Howliston abt 1803 Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland Head
      Margaret Howliston abt 1813 Northd, Chillingham Wife
      Margaret Howliston abt 1837 Northd, Alnwick Daughter
      William Howliston abt 1841 Northd, Alnwick Son
      George Brewis abt 1846 Northd, Alnwick Son
      Robert H Howliston abt 1850 Northd, Alnwick Son
      Isabella Brewis abt 1787 Northd, Eglingham Mother-in-law

      1861 England census - [Pai??es St] Alnwick, Northumberland:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      William Howleston 1803 Scotland Head [baker]
      Jane Howleston 1809 Lesbury, Northumberland, England Wife
      William Howleston 1840 Alnwick, Northumberland, England Son [unmarried slater & plasterer]
      Robert Herery Howleston 1850 Alnwick Son [scholar]
      Mary Ann Newton 1847 Alnwick Niece [scholar]

      1871 England census - [Percy St, St Peters Quay] Byker, Northumberland:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      Wm Howliston 1805 Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland Head [widower baker]
      Rt Henry Howliston 1850 Northd, Alnwick Son [unmarried joiner]
      Ann Bowerbanks 1809 Cumberland, England Lodger [widow dressmaker]

      1881 England census - 84-86 Stepney Lane, Newcastle On Tyne All Sts, Northumberland, England:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      Robert Henry Howhitson [Howliston] abt 1850 Alnwick, Northumberland, England Head
      [unmarried Temperance ag..? and manager of Temperance coffee house]
      Jane Prescott abt 1834 Wolsington, Durham, England Housekeeper [widow
      Lily Wailes Prescott abt 1868 Newcastle, Northumberland, England Housekeeper Daughter [scholar]
      George Innes abt 1829 North Shields, Northumberland, England Boarder [traveller for flour mechant]
      Dorothy Douse abt 1861 Newcastle, Northumberland, England Servant
      Sarah Atkin abt 1861 Newcastle, Northumberland, England Servant
      Hannah Douse abt 1865 Newcastle, Northumberland, England Servant

      In 1888 he married a widow, aged 50, and their addresses were given as 149 Portland Road. She was Jane Pescott (Archbold) the widow of George manners Pescott, whom she married in 1860. The witnesses were Jas Milburn and Jane Kirk.

      Kelly's Directory, 1894, has Robert Henry still living at 149 Portland Road and as well as being a Relieving Officer, administering poor relief, he was also a School Inquiry Officer, No 2 District, 127 Pilgim St.

      1901 England census - [166 Portland Road] Byker, Northumberland:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      Robert Howiston [Howliston] abt 1850 Alnwick, Northumberland, England Head [Relieving office Poor Law Guardians]
      Jane Howiston abt 1838 North Cliddich, Durham, England Wife
      Lillie Howiston abt 1876 Newcastle on Tyne Daughter [single]
      Elizabeth Crawford abt 1884 Manchester, Lancashire, England Servant

      His will left all his money to Lily Howliston, spinster, who died in 1941, aged 63. She was Lily Pescott, his stepdaughter.

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      http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/nhmbd/newcastle_on_tyne_workhouse.htm
      Newcastle on Tyne Union Workhouse The Union Offices are located on Pilgrim Street, Newcastle. Newcastle-on-Tyne Union contains the parishes of St Andrew, St John, St Nicholas and All Saints, and the Townships of Byker, Elswick, Fenham, Heaton, Jesmond, Westgate and Benwell.
      Union Officers 1893 (Kelly's Directory)

      Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee John W. Gibson
      Treasurer George A. Fenwick
      Relieving Officer - No. 1 District James Veitch
      Relieving Officer - No. 2 District Robert Henry Howliston
      Relieving Officer - No. 3 District Walter Gladstone
      Relieving Officer - No. 4 District George Martin
      Relieving Officer - No. 5 District John Lightfoot
      Vaccination Officer William C. Leech
      Superintendent Registrar Morison Johnston
      The Workhouse is located on Westgate Road, Newcastle. Inmates
      Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867 With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.

      WORKHOUSE MALE FEMALE TOTAL
      Newcastle on Tyne 45 35 80

      Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.
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    Person ID I3409  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 October 2005 

    Father William Houliston,   b. 19 November 1802, Coldstream, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1874, Byker, Newcastle, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Margaret Brewis,   b. 1812, Chillingham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 November 1853, Canongate St, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 7 January 1849  St Andrew, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On 7.1.1849 he married Margaret Bruce (her mark) in St Andrews, Newcastle. They were both living in Percy Street at the time. The witnesses were Sarah Robinson and Henry Bruce.

      Howliston, William marriage to Margaret Bruce England GRO Ref. XXV 327 Qtr/Date 1 1849 in Newc o T

      Marriages Mar 1849
      Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
      Bruce Margaret Newcastle T 25 327
      Howliston William Newcastle upon Tyne 25 327
    Family ID F1049  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Jane Archbold,   b. 1831, Walker, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 September 1888  Register Office, Newcastle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In 1888 he married a widow, aged 50, and their addresses were given as 149 Portland Road. She was Jane Pescott (Archbold) the widow of George manners Pescott, whom she married in 1860. The witnesses were Jas Milburn and Jane Kirk.

      Howliston, Robert Henry marriage to Jane Pescott England GRO Ref. 10b 232 Qtr/Date 3 1888 in Newc o T

      Name: Howliston, Robert Henry
      Record Type: Marriages
      Quarter: September
      Year: 1888
      District: Newcastle upon Tyne
      County: Northumberland
      Volume: 10b
      Page: 232

      Name Year Quarter Record Type District County
      Howliston, Robert Henry 1888 September Marriages Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland
      PESCOTT, Jane 1888 September Marriages Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland
    Family ID F1428  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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