Richard Houston

Male 1860 - 1938  (78 years)


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  • Name Richard Houston 
    Born 1860  Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1936  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Died 14 Jul 1938  Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 16 Jul 1938  Ashburton Cemetery, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3631  PammentIsleham
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2015 

    Father James Samuel Houston,   b. Abt 1831, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1897, Winchmore, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary McMechan,   b. Abt 1828,   d. Oct 1906, Winchmore, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 27 Nov 1857  Bangor, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898 for James Houston

      Groom's Name: James Houston
      Groom's Birth Date: 1829
      Groom's Age: 28
      Bride's Name: Mary Mcmahon
      Bride's Birth Date: 1828
      Bride's Age: 29
      Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1857
      Marriage Place: Bangor, Down, Ireland
      Groom's Father's Name: Robert Houston
      Bride's Father's Name: Richard Mcmahon
      Groom's Marital Status: Single
      Bride's Marital Status: Single
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:M70216-9
      System Origin:Ireland-EASy
      Source Film Number:101390
      Reference Number:94
    Family ID F1406  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Jane Johnston,   b. 08 Oct 1866, Hokitika, Westland, West Coast New Zealand, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1933, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1903  Dunsandel, Selwyn, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Leslie Johnston Houston,   b. 05 Jan 1908, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1973, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. James Samuel Houston,   b. 13 Jun 1906, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1974, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F1171  Group Sheet

  • Notes 


    • Cemetery record from Ashburton Cemetery:

      Record no. CEMIAS87516
      Surname Houston
      First Name(s) Richard
      Cemetery Ashburton
      Area 207
      Plot Number 17
      Longitude 171.770104
      Lattitude -43.891413
      Denomination PRESBYTERIAN
      Occupation FARMER
      Additional Information PRESBYTERIAN
      Age (Years) 75
      Age (Months) 0
      Date of Death 14/7/1938
      Interment 16/7/1938
      Purchaser Richard Houston
      Date Purchased 10/2/1933
      Depth SINGLE DEPTH
      Funeral Director
      Celebrant REV R S WATSON
      Plot Notes

  • Sources 
    1. [S234] email from Jenni Ogden 4/24/06.

    2. [S496] Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 5971, 23 May 1903, Page 2.