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John Williams Houliston

Male 1841 - 1905  (64 years)


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  • Name John Williams Houliston 
    Born 13 April 1841  Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 6 June 1841  Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 October 1905  Wattamondara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Presbyterian section,Cowra Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • HOULISTON, John Williams Christening
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 6 Jun 1841
      Recorded in: Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Father: William HOULISTON
      Mother: Anne GIBSON
      Source: FHL Film 1067935 Dates: 1753 - 1854 Note: FR1217

      HOULISTON, John Williams Christening
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 13 Apr 1841
      Christening Date: 6 Jun 1841 Recorded in: Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Father: William HOULISTON
      Mother: Anne GISBON
      Source: FHL Film 1067935 Dates: 1753 - 1854

      Birth record of JOHN WILLIAMS HOULISTON on 6 Jun 1841 to WILLIAM HOULISTON/ANNE GISBON FR1217 in HAWICK GRO ref 789/00 0005

      UK 1841 Census which was taken on June 7th 1841.
      name : age : occupation : whether born in county where dwelling
      (ages above 15 were rounded down to the nearest figure ending with 0 or 5)
      Parish of Hawick ; Landbed .
      William Houliston 40 yrs China Merchant Y
      Anne do 35yrs Y
      William do 5yrs Y
      John do 2months Y

      1841 Scotland census:
      Piece: SCT1841/789 Place: Hawick-Roxburghshire Enumeration District: 4 Civil Parish: Hawick Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: - Folio: 4 Page: 50 Address: Sandbed
      Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
      HOULISTON William M 40 China Merchant Roxburghshire
      HOULISTON Anne F 35 Roxburghshire
      HOULISTON William M 5 Roxburghshire
      HOULISTON John M 2m Roxburghshire

      UK 1851 Census which was taken on March 30th 1851.
      name : position in household : marital status : age : occupation : birthplace
      Parish of Hawick ; Buccleuch Street.
      Howliston . William -- Head M. 48y. China & Earthenware Merchant Berw. Makerston
      do Anne W Wife M. 45y Roxb. Roxb.
      do William Nephew 14y Scholar Roxb. Oxnam
      do John W. Son 9y Scholar Roxb. Hawick
      do Mary Daur. 7y Scholar Roxb. Hawick.
      Rutherford James Lodger U 19y Waitery? Clerk Roxb. Ancrum.

      http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/misc/strays.txt
      BORN IN THE BORDER COUNTIES OF SCOTLAND THE ACCOMPANYING LIST CONTAINS NAMES THAT HAVE BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THE MARRIAGE INDEX (1853 - 1895) OF VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. Copies of these marriage certificates can be obtained from Registry of B.D.M GPO Box 4332 Melbourne, Vic, 3001, Australia.
      NAME OF PERSON WHO GAVE HIS BIRTHPLACE AS BORDER COUNTY WHEN HE / SHE MARRIED
      COUNTY OF BIRTH; YEAR OF MARRIAGE; NAME OF SPOUSE; REGISTRATION NUMBER
      Gerrand, Mary. . . . . . . . . . dfs 1874 Houliston,John. . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, John. . . . . . . . . rox 1874 Gerrand,Mary. . . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, William . . . . . . . rox 1874 McColl,Christina. . . . . . .3335

      JOHN HOULISTON: Born 1841 Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland, the son of William Houliston and Ann Wentworth Gibson ( daughter of David Gibson and Mary Wood).
      Died 3/10/1905 Wattamondara, NSW, Australia.
      Buried Presbyterian section of the Cowra Cemetery.

      Arrived in Australia (Melbourne) with his parents, brother and sister on 30/8/1852 on board the “Lady Head”. The ship’s passenger list shows this family as Hulliston. Also on board were his mother’s father, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and a nephew, all Gibsons.

      John and Mary had 7 children in Victoria before moving to NSW. They were:
      William David 18/02/1875 d. Sydney 3/03/1959 m. Jessie Hood
      Annie Gibson 16/07/1876 d. Bendigo 26/09/1956 m. Thomas Ramsay
      John 30/09/1878 d. Young 16/05/1965 m. Gertrude Maddock
      Jeannie Roddan 4/11/1880 d. Temora 12/07/1961 m. Harold Beasley
      James Douglas 16/01/1882 d. Sydney 4/08/1966 m. Muriel Elloitt
      Mary Hamilton 30/08/1883 d. Sydney 23/04/1969 m. Thomas Hart
      Margaret Jessie 24/09/1885 d. Sydney 9/11/1938 not married

      Then they had 5 more children at Wattamondara (near Cowra) They were:
      Robina 23/12/1887 d. Sydney 2/09/1974 not married
      Isa 30/04/1890 d. Sydney 10/08/1975 m. Henry Bestwick
      Roy 28/07/1891 d. Cowra 22/12/1919 not married
      Leila Mabel 18/07/1893 d. Wattamondara 30/08/1904 not married
      David 14/04/1895 d. Sydney 1/10/1973 m. Elvy Elliott

      John Houliston died at Wattamondara on 3/10/1905 aged 63. The property was worked by the family until 1926 when John’s Estate was finalised. By then Mary had a house in Sydney and she and the family lived between the two places. When the estate was finalised William acquired the main part of the property but later sold it and retired to Sydney.

      From copy of John Houliston's death certificate. Had heart disease. The informant was William David Houliston the eldest of John and Mary's children. Born Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland, married at 32 years of age, father William, mother Ann Wentworth Gibson. The years spent in Victoria and NSW are correct and all the children are there. His age is also correct.

      Deaths http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au
      Registration Number Last Name Given Name(s) Father's Given Name(s) Mother's Given Name(s) District
      12435/1905 HOULISTON JOHN WILLIAM ANN W COWRA
    Person ID I450  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 December 2006 

    Father William Houliston,   b. 23 June 1801, Makerston, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 September 1860, Smeaton, Creswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Anne Wentworth Gibson,   b. 11 June 1803, Roxburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 31 May 1840  Ancrum & Hawick, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage record of HOULISTON, WILLIAM to ANN GIBSON/FR817 in 1840 in ANCRUM GRO ref 780/00 0004
      Marriage record of HOULISTON, WILLIAM to ANN GIBSON/FR1407 in 1840 in HAWICK GRO ref 789/00 0006


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      WILLIAM HOULISTON
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      Marriages:
      Spouse: ANN GIBSON Family
      Marriage: 31 MAY 1840 Ancrum, Roxburgh, 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:
      M117805 1820 - 1854 1067930 Film 6901346 Film
      Sheet: 00
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    Family ID F286  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Gerrand,   b. 5 January 1852, Nethertown, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 June 1932, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 April 1874  Newbridge , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married on 22nd April, 1874 at Newbridge Victoria

      or Married 23/4/1874 at Newbridge, Victoria

      http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/misc/strays.txt
      BORN IN THE BORDER COUNTIES OF SCOTLAND THE ACCOMPANYING LIST CONTAINS NAMES THAT HAVE BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THE MARRIAGE INDEX (1853 - 1895) OF VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. Copies of these marriage certificates can be obtained from Registry of B.D.M GPO Box 4332 Melbourne, Vic, 3001, Australia.
      NAME OF PERSON WHO GAVE HIS BIRTHPLACE AS BORDER COUNTY WHEN HE / SHE MARRIED
      COUNTY OF BIRTH; YEAR OF MARRIAGE; NAME OF SPOUSE; REGISTRATION NUMBER
      Gerrand, Mary. . . . . . . . . . dfs 1874 Houliston,John. . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, John. . . . . . . . . rox 1874 Gerrand,Mary. . . . . . . . .2112
      Houliston, William . . . . . . . rox 1874 McColl,Christina. . . . . . .3335
    Children 
     1. William David Houliston,   b. 18 February 1875, Marong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 March 1959, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Anne (Annie) Gibson Houliston,   b. 16 July 1876, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 September 1956, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. John Houliston,   b. 30 September 1878, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1965, Young, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +4. Jeannie Roddan Houliston,   b. 4 November 1880, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 July 1961, Temora, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. James Douglas Houliston,   b. 16 January 1882, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 August 1966, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +6. Mary Hamilton Houliston,   b. 30 August 1883, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 April 1969, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     7. Margaret Jessie Houliston,   b. 24 September 1885, Newbridge, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 November 1938, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Robina (Rubina) Houliston,   b. 23 December 1887, Wattamondara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 September 1974, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. Isa Houliston,   b. 30 April 1890, Wattamondara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 August 1975, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     10. Roy Houliston,   b. 28 July 1891, Warrangong, Wattamondara, Forbes, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 December 1919, Cowra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     11. Leila Mabel Houliston,   b. 18 July 1893, Wattamondara, Cowra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 August 1904, Wattamondara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     12. David Houliston,   b. 14 April 1895, Wattamondara, Cowra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 October 1973, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F288  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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