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William Robertson (Will) Houliston

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  • Name William Robertson (Will) Houliston 
    Born 20 September 1891  Whittingehame, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Birth record of WILLIAM ROBERTS HOULISTON in 1891 in WHITTINGEHAME GRO ref 724/ 0013

      Houliston, William Roberts birth 1891 in Whittingehame Scotland GRO Ref. 724/0013

      1901 census HOULISTON WILLIAM age 9 in WHITTINGEHAME, EAST LOTHIAN GRO ref 724/ 002/000

      went to Australia
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      Family Name First Name Age Month Year Ship Port Fiche Page
      HOULISTON WILLIAM 30 OCT 1922 BENDIGO B 959 003

      http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/descriptions/ShipsB.html
      BENDIGO 1922
      The BENDIGO was a 13,039 gross ton ship built by Harland & Wolff, Greenock in 1922 for P.& O. Line. Her details were - length 519.8ft x beam 64.2ft (158,42m x 19,56m), one funnel, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 13 knots. There was accommodation for 491-3rd class passengers plus 743 temporary berths. Launched on 26th Jan.1922, she commenced service from UK to Australia via the Cape in August of that year. Re-engined and converted from coal to oil fuel in 1929 which gave her a speed of 15 knots. Resumed service from UK to Australia via Malta, Suez and Colombo on 5th Jul.1929 and started her final sailing to Australia on 17th Jan.1936. She was scrapped at Barrow-in-Furness the same year. [Merchant Fleets by Duncan Haws, vol.1, P.& O, Orient and Blue Anchor Lines]
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      HOULISTON WILLIAM
      Service Number - S212497
      Date of birth - 20 Sep 1891
      Place of birth - EDINBOROUGH SCOTLAND
      Place of enlistment - ADELAIDE SA
      Next of Kin - LOGAN B
      Series number B884
      Control symbol S212497 <http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/ItemDetail.asp?M=0&B=6334206>
      Contents date range 1939 - 1948
      Access status Not yet examined
      Location Canberra
      Barcode 6334206
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    Person ID I732  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 June 2006 

    Father Andrew Taylor Houliston,   b. 28 October 1849, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 November 1944, Athelstaneford, Haddington (East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Margaret (Maggie) Robertson,   b. 2 February 1858, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Prestonkirk, Haddington, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 30 April 1880  Blackdykes, North Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage record of HOULISTON, ANDREW to ROBERTSON, MARGARET in 1880 in NORTH BERWICK GRO ref 713/ 0002

      Houliston, Andrew marriage to Margaret Robertson date 1880 in North Berwick Scotland GRO Ref. 713/0002

      Married: 30 APR 1880 in Blackdykes,North Berwick,Scotland
    Family ID F392  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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