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Another HOUSTON family

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Marriage 1867 HOUSTON WILLIAM - TAYLOR ELIZABETH 573/1 46 Paisley High Church

Death 1867 HOUSTON ELIZABETH [TAYLOR] 23 Abbey Burgh 559/1 298
 

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I have a problem with this family. I have not found a notice in Trove for this ...

Marriage 1912 HOUSTON Wm (b. ) - KITE Alice Maude (b. ) Vic. #7683

Death 17088/1940 HOUSTON William 95 John Sarah ANGEL b. Paisley, Scotland d. Blackburn, Vic.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Sat 30 Sep 1944 p.15
DEATHS
HOUSTON.-On September 28, at Camberwell, Alice Maud, widow of the late William John Houston, late of Blackburn, ...

There is only one death in Vic. index before 1944 for a William Houston in Blackburn and that's the one above who is in my tree via Angel.

The 1912 marriage does not have the middle name John.

Now the problem ...

1914 VIC Electoral Roll - Bourke - Brunswick South
HOUSTON William Hunter, 217 Brunswick rd. west, B'k, bricklayer
HOUSTON Ellen, 217 Brunswick rd. west, B'wick, home duties
HOUSTON Alfred, 217 Brunswick rd. west, B'wick, labourer
HOUSTON Jessie Dexter, 217 Brunswick rd. west, B'k, home duties


1943 VIC Electoral Roll - Bourke - Coburg
HOUSTON Alice Maud, 14 Ann st., Pascoe Vale, home duties
HOUSTON William Hunter, 14 Ann st., Pascoe Vale S., bricklayer

The William who died in 1940 was a shoe maker.
 

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Hmmmm...

Vic. E/R 1934
William Houston
Subdistrict: Mitcham
District: Flinders
Residence Address: 75 Surrey rd., Blackburn
Occ: Bootmaker
[With Alice Maud, hd]

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There are 2x Alice Maud Houston in 1943, this is the wife of the bootmaker, same address [change of district]

Vic. E/R 1943
Alice Maude Houston
Subdistrict: Mitcham
State: Victoria
District: Deakin
[On her own. 75 Surrey Road, Blackburn]

Geoff

EDIT: Should be problem solved..
 

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The Age – Mon 20 May 1940
HOUSTON – On May 18 at his residence 75 Surrey road Blackburn, William loved husband of Alice Maud Houston and loving father of John aged 96 years. 41 years member of Melbourne Draught’s Club.

Vic Marriages - different family....
Alice Maud ADAMS marriage to William Hunter Houston – 1920 – her death 1980 Essendon Vic age 87 – parents Edwin Adams & Elizabeth Edwards– reg 28924
Alice born 1893 Po Rt Vic – Edwin Adams & Elizabeth Edwards
William Hunter Houston b 1890 Eaglehawk Vic – Alf Houston & Eleanor Forster Crawford – he died 1963 Vic – correct parents
 

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Thanks Geoff.

Thanks Val.

1922 VIC Electoral Roll - Maribyrnong - Ascot Vale
HOUSTON Alice Maud, 22 Bayview ter., home duties
HOUSTON William Hunter, 22 Bayview ter., bricklayer

So that's the 1920 marriage.

My William did remarry in 1912 to a widow Alice Maud nee Hochkins.

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About 10% of the items in the house have now gone to auction Saturday week.

Still a huge amount of stuff to dispose of somehow.
 

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Always a problem when you've been in a place for years, the stuff you accumulate is never realised until you move house :eek:

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... father of John ...

John b. 12 Feb 1874 Bridgeton, Lanark, Scotland
William HOUSTON & Jane WHYTE
Batch: C119201

Death 1948 HOUSTON John 74 William Jane WHYTE b. Glasgow, Scotland d. Sandringham, Vic. #7147

1881
Registration District: Bridgeton
Civil Parish: Glasgow Barony
County: Lanarkshire
[No address]
Wm Houston Head 35 Boot Maker Paisley Renfrewshire
Jane Houston Wife 35 Paisley Renfrewshire
John Houston Son 7 Glasgow Lanarkshire


William HOUSTON & Jane WHYTE
30 April 1873 High Church Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland
Batch: M115731


Don't have the arrival.
 

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Alice Maud KITE is Alice Maud Hochkins b 1864 Vic to Charles Freder Hochkins & Catherine Beaumont

she married
1st John Kite 1884 Vic – reg 185 – died March 1908 Qld – John Kite & Mary Waters
KITE-HOCHKINS – On 12th February at St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne by special licence, John, eldest son of the late John Kite of Emerald Hill to Alice Maude eldest daughter of Charles Frederick Hochkins of Camberwell Victoria

2nd marriage William Houston 1912 Vic - she died 1944 Vic – parents Charles Hochkin & Cath Beaumont
 

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Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Sat 24 May 1890 Page 9 Draughts in Melbourne.
The following experimental game was played
the other day between Mr. Wyliie the champion,
and Mr. William Houston, of Fitzroy. ...

So not in the 1891 census.
 

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1893 Draughts
On opening the envelopes, we found that
" Souter" was Mr William Houston, of Clifton
Hill; Mr. Houston is therefore the
winner of the SILVER WATCH, ...

So he moved around Melbourne suburbs.
 

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So arrival 1881-1890..
This looks possible.. I'll need to look at the image..

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923
John Houston
Age: 11
Arrival Date: 20 Feb 1886
Arrival Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure Port: Glasgow
Ship: Loch Shiel
Nationality: Scottish

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