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Houghton Family

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Steve Report 12 Nov 2020 14:21

I have a Birth certificate I ordered from GRO in error and I wonder if it could be of use to someone else researching their HOUGHTON family.

the certificate is for;
Lilian Mary HOUGHTON born 29 January 1896
Father George Houghton
Mother Mary Annie Houghton nee Cliston


ErikaH Report 12 Nov 2020 14:27

Check in 'search all member trees' for the name. If in anyone's tree, send a contact message

Location is Pancras district


KathleenBell Report 13 Nov 2020 00:45

There is one person called Janyce who has a Lilian Houghton born 1896 in her tree.

You could message her to see if it the same person.

Kath. x


ErikaH Report 13 Nov 2020 14:58

This is a strange one...............I've got too much time on my hands, obviously

Name: Lillian Mary Houghton
Gender: Female
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 2 Mar 1896
Baptism Place: St Pancras, Camden, England
Father: Charles Septimus Houghton
Mother: May Annie Houghton

Name: Lillie Mary Houghton
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896
Registration Year: 1896
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Age at Death: 0
Registration District: Pancras
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1b
Page: 25

Name: Charles Septimus Houghton
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 1881
Marriage Place: St. Catherine's, Edge-Hill, Lancashire, England
Father: John Houghton
Spouse: Mary Annie Longbotham

GRO Reference: 1886 M Quarter in WEST DERBY Volume 08B Page 573

Name: Margaret Houghton
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1885
Registration Year: 1887
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Age at Death: 2
Registration District: West Derby

GRO Reference: 1891 D Quarter in PANCRAS Volume 01B Page 7

GRO Reference: 1882 S Quarter in WEST DERBY Volume 08B Page 600

Name: Charles S Houghton
Age: 46
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Spouse: Mary A Houghton
Birth Place: Ulverston, Lancashire, England
Civil Parish: St Pancras
Ecclesiastical parish: St Pancras Mother Church
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration District: St Pancras
Sub-registration District: Tottenham Court
ED, institution, or vessel: 02
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 136
Folio: 61
Page Number: 47
Household Schedule Number: 313
Household Members:
Name Age
Charles S Houghton 46
Mary A Houghton 39
Fanny F Houghton 18
Edith L Houghton 11
Emily D Houghton 7
Charles J Houghton 9
Frances Mehew 45


Name: Mary Annie Houghton
Age in 1911: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Female
Birth Place: York, York, England
Civil Parish: Islington
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 2 Thornhill Crescent, Barnsbury N
Marital status: Married
Estimated Marriage Year: 1882
Registration District: Islington
Registration District Number: 10
Sub-registration District: Barnsbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 20
Piece: 891
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Annie Houghton 49
Fanny Florence Houghton 28
Edith Louisa Houghton 21
Charles John Houghton 19
Emily Doris Houghton 17

7 children born in marriage - 3 have died


ErikaH Report 13 Nov 2020 15:02

Cliston is clearly a mistranscription of Clifton - however, there is NO Houghton/Clifton marriage

In any case, the correct MMN is Longbotham


Explanation of the confusion - Mary's mother's maiden name was Clifton
This is something which occurred quite regularly, when people didn't understand what info they were being asked to provide

GRO Reference: 1861 S Quarter in CHORLTON Volume 08C Page 528

Marriages Jun 1859 (>99%)
Clifton Sarah Chorlton 8c 563
Longbotham Michael Chorlton 8c 563

I wonder whether the cert in question might be the 'right' one after all................................


ErikaH Report 13 Nov 2020 16:45

86 Melbourne Road, Bushey, Bushey U.D., Hertfordshire, England
Alfred D Yeo 17 Feb 1886 Male Cashier N A A F I Married 177 1
Fanny F Yeo 22 Aug 1882 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 177 2
Mary A Houghton 14 Aug 1861 Female Incapacitated Married 177 3
Peter W Fairey 01 Aug 1930 Male At School Single 177 4*************

First name(s) Fanny Florence
Last name Yeo
Gender Female
Birth day 22
Birth month 8
Birth year 1882
Death quarter 3
Death year 1975
District Watford

First name(s) Alfred D
Last name Yeo
Gender Male
Birth year 1886
Age 78
Death quarter 1
Death year 1964
District Watford

Deaths Sep 1942 (>99%)
Houghton Mary A 81 Watford 3a 1072


ErikaH Report 14 Nov 2020 11:21

GRO Reference: 1889 J Quarter in PANCRAS Volume 01B Page 95

Name: Edith Louise Houghton
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1889
Event Date: 28 Nov 1914
Parish: St Andrew's Thornhill Square
County: London
Spouse's Name: Richard Evans
Spouse's Age: 25
Spouse's Parish: St Michael's Paddington
Spouse's County: London
Event Type: Allegation

Name: Edith Louise Houghton
Gender: Female
Marriage Age: 25
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1889
Marriage Date: 3 Dec 1914
Marriage Place: St Andrew, Barnsbury, Islington, England
Father: Charles Septimas Houghton
Spouse: Richard Evans

GRO Reference: 1893 S Quarter in ISLINGTON Volume 01B Page 300

Name: Emily Doris Houghton
Gender: Female
Marriage Age: 23
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1893
Marriage Date: 11 Dec 1916
Marriage Place: Holy Trinity, Islington, Islington, England
Father: Charles Septimas Houghton
Spouse: Horace Enoch Fairey

23 Lonsdale Square, Islington, Islington, London, England
Horace E Fairey 28 Feb 1893 Male Piano Tuner Repairs Married 55 1
Emily D Fairey 18 Jul 1893 Female Unpaid Dom Duties Married 55 2
The record for this person is officially closed.

Name: Emily Doris Fairey
Death Age: 90
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1893
Registration Date: Jan 1984
Registration District: Cheltenham
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 22
Page: 1641

Horace Enoch
England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Record set England Billion Graves Cemetery Index
First name(s) Horace Enoch
Last name Fairey
Death year 1984
City Ashchurch
County Gloucestershire
Country England
Cemetery Saint Nicholas Church, Ashchurch
Death date 03 Nov 1984

Births Dec 1920 (>99%)
Fairey Horace J Houghton Islington 1b 458

GRO Reference: DOR Q2/2010 in Herefordshire (5111A) Reg 1A009 Entry Number 503169059

Births Sep 1930 (>99%)
Fairey Peter W Houghton Islington 1b 372

**************First name(s) Peter William
Last name Fairey
Sex Male
Age 87
Birth year 1930
Birth date 01 Aug 1930
Death year 2018
Death date 08 May 2018
Residence York