Family: Captain John Houghton/Mary Ann Harris (F1706)

m. 18 Apr 1854


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  • Father | Male
    Captain John Houghton

    Born  23 Oct 1818  Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Sep 1879  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  18 Apr 1854  [1]  Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Charlotte Yoell | F4442 
    Married  5 Sep 1839  St James, Bermondsey, Southwark, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Robert Houghton | F4441 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Mary Petley | F4441 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Mary Ann Harris

    Born  12 Mar 1831  Broomfield, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jun 1893  Flagstaff Hill, Willis St, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Abraham Harris | F134 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sophia Harris | F134 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Sophia Ann Houghton

    Born  7 Feb 1855  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Apr 1861  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1 Apr 1861  Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + Harriet Ellen Houghton

    Born  2 Aug 1858  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Mar 1916  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  21 Mar 1916  Karori Cemetery, Karori, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry James Underwood | F4447 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Unknown
    John David Houghton

    Born  24 May 1860  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jun 1860  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  2 Jun 1860  Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Headstones
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone - John Houghton and family.jpg
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone - John Houghton and family.jpg
    This is the family headstones in their original Sydney St location. Photographed in the late 1960s by the City Sexton, P J E Shotter prior to the Cemetery being dismantled to kake way for the Wellington Motorway

  • Notes  Married:
    • From the Registers of St James Church River Hutt
      John Houghton of Wellington, widower, and Mary Anne Harris, of Taita spinster were married in Christ Church Taita by License with the consent of parents this Eighteenth day of April in the year 1854

      Witnesses Mary Mabey
      Rob Robinson
      Source Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, NZ.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Marriage Register Index , 1854/0265 (Reliability: 3).