Sophia Ann Houghton

Female 1855 - 1861  (6 years)


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  • Name Sophia Ann Houghton 
    Born 7 Feb 1855  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Apr 1861  Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1 Apr 1861  Bolton St Cemetery, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone John Houghton and children Sophia and John
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone John Houghton and children Sophia and John
    Person ID I10881  Frost Family
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2018 

    Father Captain John Houghton,   b. 23 Oct 1818, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1879, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Harris,   b. 12 Mar 1831, Broomfield, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1893, Flagstaff Hill, Willis St, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1854  Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 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.
    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
    Family ID F1706  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1855 - Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1861 - Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1855/3195 (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 1855.
      Houghton Sophia Ann; Mother Mary Ann; Father John

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1861/2968 (Reliability: 3), 1 Apr 1861.
      Houghton Sophia Ann Age at Death 6Y

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