Captain John Houghton

Male 1818 - 1879  (60 years)


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  • Name John Houghton 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 23 Oct 1818  Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    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 
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone John Houghton and children Sophia and John
    Bolton St Cemetery Headstone John Houghton and children Sophia and John
    Person ID I12108  Frost Family
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2018 

    Father Robert Houghton,   b. Abt 1795, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1846, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Sarah Mary Petley,   b. Abt 1794, Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1930, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 136 years) 
    Family ID F4441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charlotte Yoell,   b. Abt 1819, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1870, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1839  St James, Bermondsey, Southwark, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wellington, NZ 25 Jul 1840 Not answerable for debts
    Wellington, NZ 25 Jul 1840 Not answerable for debts
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F4442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 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  [2
    • 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.
    Children 
     1. Sophia Ann Houghton,   b. 7 Feb 1855, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1861, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    +2. Harriet Ellen Houghton,   b. 2 Aug 1858, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1916, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. John David Houghton,   b. 24 May 1860, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1860, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    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
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Oct 1818 - Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1854 - Christ Church, Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Sep 1879 - Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S322] Ancestry.com.au, London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1931 (Reliability: 3), 5 Sep 1839.
      Name: Charlotte Yoell
      Gender: Female
      Record Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 5 Sep 1839
      Marriage Place: St James, Bermondsey, Southwark, England
      Father: Stephen Yoell
      Spouse: John Houghton
      Register Type: Parish Register

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