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Oliver John Henry Houlton/Offer

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MarieCeleste Report 3 Jan 2013 12:23

That must be an uncle in 1901. Strangely, there's an unsourced (and therefore unreliable) tree on ancestry that has Oliver John Henry's parents as John Offer 1869 - 1902 and Sarah Hannington 1842-

However, they also have Sarah marrying Henry Houlton in 1862 .....


Dea Report 3 Jan 2013 12:20

Could this be his father, Henry Houlton?

1881 census transcription details for: Embrook, Wokingham
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG11
Piece: 1310
Folio: 79
Page: 5
Reg. District: Wokingham
Sub District: Wokingham
Parish: Wokingham
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Embrook, Wokingham
County: Berkshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HOULTON, Thomas Head Married M 56 1825 Ag Lab
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Harriet Wife Married F 49 1832
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
HOULTON, Thomas Son Single M 26 1855 Bricklayer
Wokingham, Berkshire
***HOULTON, Henry Son Single M 19 1862 Carpenter
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, David Son Single M 17 1864 Ag Lab
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, William Son Single M 15 1866 Carpenters Boy
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Edwin Son Single M 13 1868 Carpenters Boy
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Agnes Daughter Single F 12 1869 Scholar
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Edith Daughter Single F 9 1872 ((Schol))
Imbecile Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Seth Son Single M 7 1874 Scholar
Wokingham, Berkshire
HOULTON, Frederick C Son Single M 3 1878 Scholar
Wokingham, Berkshire

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MarieCeleste Report 3 Jan 2013 12:18

Well, is that his father called Offer too in 1901, or an uncle?

OFFER, Elizabeth Head Single F 61 1840 Housekeeper Etchilhampton, Wiltshire
COX, George Lodger Single M 61 1840 Labourer Etchilhampton, Wiltshire
OFFER, John Son Single M 30 1871 Hay Binder Etchilhampton, Wiltshire
OFFER, Oliver Grand Son M 13 1888 Etchilhampton, Wiltshire

Piece: 1926 Folio: 32 Page: 2
Registration District: Devizes
Civil Parish: Etchilhampton

Address: Etchilhampton County: Wiltshire


Sarah Report 3 Jan 2013 11:56

I would appreciate any help in finding Oliver John Henry Houlton. He is a bit of a mystery to me. He shows up on one of my ancestors census returns.

The 1891 census has him living with George Cox and Elizabeth Offer (cohabiters) and is listed as Grandson. Listed as Oliver Houlton.

The 1901 census has him living with them again, still listed as Grandson. Listed as Oliver Offer.

He was baptised in Etchilhampton 8 Sep 1889 listed as of Enford, Wokingham, Berkshire. Father listed as Carpenter & Joiner. Parents are Sarah and Henry Houlton.

George and Elizabeth did have a daughter called Sarah Elizabeth but she married a John James Harris in 1886 and had numerous children with him.

I cannot locate Oliver on the 1911 census nor find a death record or marriage record for him so any help finding these would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.