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James Houliston

Male 1790 - 1859  (68 years)


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  • Name James Houliston 
    Born 16 July 1790  Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 31 August 1790  Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1859  St George, Hanover Sq, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Chirnside Parish Records
      Film no. 103212
      1790
      Augst 31
      Alexander Howlistone Thatcher in Chirnside and Alison Brown his Spouse had a Son born the 16th of July and Baptized the 31st of Augst 1790, named James

      HOWLISTONE, James Christening
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 16 Jul 1790
      Christening Date: 31 Aug 1790 Recorded in: Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland
      Father: Alexander HOWLISTONE
      Mother: Alison BROWN
      Source: FHL Film 1067867 Dates: 1691 - 1854

      1841 - wife staying at St Albans Terrace

      1846 London Post Office Directory - Page 294
      Houliston Alexander, confectioner, 8 Park ter. Regent's park
      Houliston James, optician, 33 New Bond st
      Houlston & Stoneman, booksel. & publish. 65 Paternoster row
      Houlston Ann (Mrs.), fishmonger, 7 Sydney pl. Kg.'s rd. Chels

      1851 - wife staying at 85 Bond Street but where is James?

      Post Office London Directory (Small Edition), 1852
      COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY.
      Houliston Alexander, cook & confectioner, 8 Park terrace, Regent's park, & 9 Orchard street, Portman square
      Houliston James, optician, 85 New Bond street
      (pdf on file)

      Houliston, James death England GRO Ref. 1a 146 Qtr/Date 3 1859 in St Geo Han Sq

      Sources for James HOULISTON:
      Life:
      Bersford Chapel,Walworth, County Surry, Registerof Baptisms (Reprint Of Church Records), Family History Library, 35 North
      West Temple Street, Salt Lake City,UT 84150, USA. contains Baptism records for Alfred L Houliston, Mary Houliston, and
      Margaret Houliston. Gives their birthdates, and that they were all baptized on same date. Identifies that their father was James
      Houliston, their mother was Elizabeth Elliot. Minister of church was Edward Andrews.
      Church was Walworth Beresford Street Calvinist Independent, Southwark, Surrey. "Baptism record indicated that on date of
      baptism of their three children,16,May 1830, James Houliston and his wife , Elizabeth Elliot, and three children(Alfred, Mary,
      Margaret) lived at 20 Bounty Place, in the Parish of St. Mary Walworth in the County of Surry, England".

      http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/history/websters/h.htm
      Signature Maker Info Instruments Comments Location References
      HOULISTON, JAMES// England, fl.1839-58, OIM PHIM// // barometer and thermometer maker; see Houlston.// 3 St. Albans Terrace, Kennington Road (1839); 33 New Bond Street (1843-50); 85 New Bond Street (1851-58); all in London.// Goodison 1. HOULSTON// England, PHIM// Wheel Barometer = X.// probably James Houliston.// New Bond Street, London.// Goodison 1.

      References to Barometers & Thermometers found on the web:
      1) A particularly pretty mid Victorian rosewood stick barometer. Shaped pediment & trunk with mother of pearl florally inlaid panels. Ivory register plate, inscribed Houliston, 85 New Bond Street, London, with rack & pinion vernier & ivory set knob. Glazed mercury thermometer with ivory scale reading both Fahrenheit & Reaumur. Well figured rosewood turned cover over boxwood cistern. James Houliston, optician, barometer and thermometer maker, flourished from 1839-58.
      £3450

      2) <http://www.heathcote-ball.clara.co.uk/pastcats/14-12-00.htm>
      Heathcote Ball and Company
      Lot 76 A FINE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ENGRAVED IVORY COMBINED SUN DIAL, COMPASS AND THERMOMETER, with silvered central dial and circular tube, inscribed 'Houliston, 3 St Albans Terrace, Kennington Road, London, 3¾in., red morocco case. (Illus) * James Houliston recorded as working 1839-59 and at 3 St Albans Terrace 1839, then New Bond Street 1843-50

      3) http://www.antique-barometers.com/DynamicPages/OtherInstruments.php?pageNum_rsOtherInstruments=1&totalRows_rsOtherInstruments=17
      Derek and Tina Rayment - Antique Barometers
      Reference: 5164
      Silvered engraved Thermometer in original case. The dial signed Houliston, 3 St.Albans Terrace, Kennington. Circa 1890
      Dimensions: 8.1/2 x 2 inches
      Price Guide: A
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    Person ID I342  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 October 2005 

    Father Alexander Houliston,   b. 1755, Chirnside, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 October 1832, Chirnside, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Alison Brown,   b. 1758,   d. 22 July 1825, Chirnside, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 2 June 1781  Chirnside, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Film Chirnside:
      Register of Collections and Distributions
      page 269
      1781
      June 2
      Received from Alexander Howliston
      and Alison Brown for their prom.
      1 shilling

      ALEXANDER HOWLISTON
      Male Family
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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Marriages:
      Spouse: ALISON BROWN Family
      Marriage: 02 JUN 1781 Chirnside, 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:
      M117304 1783 - 1819 1067867, 0103212 Film 6901535 Film
      Sheet: 00
    Family ID F23  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Elliot Lovejoy,   b. about 1783, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 January 1858, 85 New Bond Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 1811  St Andrew, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Elliot Houliston,   b. 1812, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alison Houliston,   b. 1814, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Scarborough, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. James Houliston,   b. 24 April 1815, Lying In Hospital, Endell Street, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Alexander Houliston,   b. 1817, Pall Mall St James, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. William Houliston,   b. 1819, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, London, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     6. Mary Houliston,   b. 1821, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Alfred Lovejoy Houliston,   b. 9 November 1823, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1903, Fordham, Bronx, New York, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +8. Mary Houliston,   b. 14 September 1825, Lambeth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     9. Margaret Houliston,   b. 14 April 1830, Walworth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F245  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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