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James Mason Houliston

Male 1838 - 1892  (54 years)


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  • Name James Mason Houliston 
    Born 1838  Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 October 1892  10 Mount Pleasant, Joppa, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • some pictures on file

      Houliston, James Mason birth England GRO Ref. 25 14 Qtr/Date 1 1838 in Berwick

      1841 England census - [Brow of the Hill] Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace
      Thomas Houliston abt 1801 Scotland [farmer]
      Elizabeth Houliston abt 1811 Scotland
      Agnes Houliston abt 1834 Northumberland, England
      Thomas Houliston abt 1836 Northumberland, England
      James Houliston abt 1838 Northumberland, England
      Isabella Houliston abt 1840 Northumberland, England

      1851 UK Census (30th March 1851)
      Parish of Edrom, Berwick
      Book 3, Page 4
      Allanton Village
      Elizabeth Houliston Head Widow 37 Merchant’s Widow Berwick, Whitsome
      Agnes Houliston Daughter Unmarried 16 Employed at home Berwick-upon-Tweed
      James M Houliston Son Unmarried 11 Scholar Berwick-upon-Tweed
      Isabella Houliston Daughter 9 Scholar Berwick-upon-Tweed
      Mary Ann Houliston Daughter 7 Scholar Berwick-upon-Tweed

      1861 Scotland census - DUDDINGSTON AND PORTOBELLO EDINBURGH CITY/MIDLOTHIAN 684/01 001/01 002:
      Name Estimated birth year Birthplace Relation
      Elizabeth Houleston abt 1813 Whitsome, Berwickshire Head
      Agnes Houleston abt 1835 Berwick, Berwickshire Daughter
      James M Houleston abt 1838 Berwick, Berwickshire Son
      Mary Ann Houleston abt 1844 Berwick, Berwickshire Daughter

      Death record of HOULISTON, JAMES MASON in 1892 age 52 in PORTOBELLO GRO ref 684/01 0096

      Houliston, James Mason death 01/10/1892 age 52 in Portobello Scotland GRO Ref. 684/01 0096

      (previously had incorrectly assumed Joppa was India but it is in Edinburgh)

      http://www.scottishdocuments.com
      Houliston James Mason 14/12/1892 late of the Audit Department, Great Indian Peninsula Railway Coy. at Bombay, India, residing at 10 Mount Pleasant, Joppa, d. 01/10/1892 at Joppa, testate Edinburgh

      Scotland Probates:
      1892. Houliston, James Mason d. 1 Oct. 1892, at Joppa.
      Value of estate 424 pounds 10 shillings, to Mary Zenobie Houliston, his widow.

      http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/BORDER/2001-10/1002748407
      From The Berwickshire News, 4th October 1892
      ...
      DEATHS.
      ...
      At 10 Mount Pleasant, Joppa, on the 1st inst., James Mason Houliston, late of Bombay.
      ...>
    Person ID I758  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 April 2009 

    Father Thomas Houliston,   b. 27 July 1799, Westruther, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 January 1848, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mason,   b. 1811, Whitsome, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 December 1880, Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 20 August 1830  Hutton, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • reference in "The Newcastle Courant etc (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England), Saturday, August 28, 1830; Issue 8118"
      married at Crossrigg - on file

      THOMAS HOULISTON
      Male Family
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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Marriages:
      Spouse: ELIZABETH MASON Family
      Marriage: 20 AUG 1830 Hutton, 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:
      M117454 1820 - 1854 1167900 Film 6901625 Film
      Sheet: 00
    Family ID F313  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Sarah L Forbes 
    Married 1870  Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Index Record
      Presidency of Marriage Bombay
      Marriage Year 1870
      Husband First Names James M
      Husband Surname Houliston
      Wife First Names Sarah L
      Wife Surname Forbes
      Prefix N/3
      Transcribed by Sylvia Murphy
      Source Information
      Volume Number 44
      Folio 260
      LDS Film Reference 523846
      IOR Reference Z/N/3
      Source Name Bombay Marriage Index
      Source Year General
      Source Presidency Bombay
      Source Event Marriage Index
    Family ID F463  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Mary Zenobia Nicholls,   b. about 1855, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 June 1943, Eastern General Hospital, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 5 September 1878  St Thomas' Cathedral, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Index Record
      Presidency of Marriage Bombay
      Marriage Year 1878
      Husband First Names James M
      Husband Surname Houliston
      Wife First Names Mary
      Wife Surname Nicholls
      Prefix N/3
      Transcribed by Sylvia Murphy
      Source Information
      Volume Number 52
      Folio 205
      LDS Film Reference 523854
      IOR Reference Z/N/3
      Source Name Bombay Marriage Index
      Source Year General
      Source Presidency Bombay
      Source Event Marriage Index

      Sourced from British Library where they hold the Indian records:
      Date of marriage - 5th September 1878
      Place of marriage - St Thomas' Cathedral, Bombay
      Witnesses included Annie Nicholls, who was Mary's sister.
      Marriage Notes for MARY NICHOLLS and JAMES HOULISTON:
      1. Marriage source information - British Library microfilm reference: N/3/52/205
      2. Witnesses: Felton C W J Kirkman, W E Augton, Annie Nicholls, Etty Kirkman, Oliver Chalk.
    Family ID F464  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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