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Agnes Houliston

Female 1808 - 1886  (78 years)


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  • Name Agnes Houliston 
    Born 14 March 1808  Eckford, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 March 1886  Smailholm, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • HOULISON, Agnes Christening
      Gender: Female
      Birth Date: 14 Mar 1808 Birthplace: , Roxburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Recorded in: Roxburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Father: Adam HOULISON
      Source: FHL Film 102301 + Dates: 1651 - 1821

      Parish Church of Roxburgh -- Baptisms: "1808. Agnes, daughter to Adam Houlison, in Sunlawshill, born on the 14th March."
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      AGNES HOULISON
      Female
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      Event(s):
      Birth: 14 MAR 1808 Roxburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Parents:
      Father: ADAM HOULISON Family
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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:
      C118032 1624 - 1821 1067950, 1067951 Film 6902081 Film
      C118032 1624 - 1821 0102301 Film NONE
      Sheet:
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      1841 Scotland census - [Newtonlees] Ednam, Roxburghshire:
      Parish 788; ED: 2; Page: 8
      Name Estimated Birth Year BirthPlace
      Robert Gray abt 1806 Scotland [Ag Lab]
      Agnes Gray abt 1811 Roxburghshire, Scotland
      Agnes Gray abt 1837 Roxburghshire, Scotland
      John Gray abt 1839 Roxburghshire, Scotland
      Dorothy Gray abt 1841 [2 months] Roxburghshire, Scotland
      Barbara Seitch abt 1821 Roxburghshire, Scotland [F S]

      1851 Scotland census - Newtonlees, Ednam Parish, Roxburghshire:
      Robert Gray Head 44 Duns, Berwick, Scotland. [Married Farm Servant]
      Agnes Gray Nee-Houliston Wife 40 Eckford, Roxburgh.
      Agnes Gray Daughter 14 Ednam, Roxburgh. [Farm Servant]
      John Gray Son 12 Born Ednam, Roxburgh. [Scholar]
      Dorothy Gray Daughter 10 Born Ednam, Roxburgh. [Scholar]
      Adam Gray Son 7 Born Ednam, Roxburgh. [Scholar]
      Jane Gray Daughter 8 Months Ednam, Roxburgh.

      1881 census:
      Dwelling: Village Of Smailholm
      Census Place: Smailholm, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224043 GRO Ref Volume 805 EnumDist 2 Page 7
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      Aaron WHILLANS M 33 M Smailholm, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Mason
      Maggie WHILLANS M 28 F Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Rel: Wife
      James WHILLANS 10 m M Smailholm, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Rel: Son
      Agnes GRAY W 71 F Eckford, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Rel: Mother In Law
      Occ: Formerly Servt

      Houliston, Agnes death 1886 age 76 in Smailholm, Roxburgh Scotland GRO Ref. 805/0002 other surname(s) Gray

      Ex Stan Dunn:
      It was a thrill to find a sister for "old" Robert ----Agnes GRAY. Census records have her born in Eckford [Roxburghshire] ; marrying Robert GRAY [farm steward] ; living in Newtonlees, parish of Ednam; and raising a family of six. Agnes GRAY died 16 March 1886 at Smailholm, aged 76.

      1886 DEATHS in the Parish of Smailholm in the County of Roxburgh
      Page 1 entry no. 2
      Name and Surname; Rank or Profession and whether Single, Married or Widowed
      Agnes Gray widow of Robert Gray (Farm Steward)
      When and Where Died
      1886 March Sixteenth; 1h45m PM Smailholm
      Sex
      F
      Age
      76 years
      Name, Surname & Rank or Profession of Father
      Adam Houliston Farm Servant (deceased)
      Name and Maiden Surname of Mother
      Agnes Houliston M.S. Cairns (deceased)
      Cause of Death, Duration of Disease & Medical Attendant by whom certified
      Heart disease (unknown) Bronchitis 1 year as cert by John Meikle F.R.C.P.?
      Signature & Qualification of Informant, and Residence, if not of the House in which the Death occurred
      Robert Gibson Son in law (present)
      When and Where Registered and Signature of Registrar
      1886 March 19th at Smailholm; Thomas Wood Registrar

      Additional research: John Meikle in 1881 census
      Dwelling: Buccleuch Street
      Census Place: Melrose, Roxburgh, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224042 GRO Ref Volume 799 EnumDist 1 Page 3
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      John F. R. MEIKLE U 36 M Douglas, Lanark, Scotland
      Rel: Head
      Occ: General Practitioner F.R.P.S.? & M.A.C.P.S.
    Person ID I453  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 May 2005 

    Father Adam Houliston 
    Mother Agnes Cairns 
    Family ID F228  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Robert Gray,   b. 10 April 1806, Dunse, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Agnes Gray,   b. 16 April 1834, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Agnes Gray,   b. 10 July 1836, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. John Gray,   b. 24 March 1839, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Dorothy Gray,   b. 9 March 1841, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Adam Gray,   b. 6 July 1843, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Jane Gray,   b. 20 July 1850, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Margaret (Maggie) Gray,   b. 8 August 1852, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F290  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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