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Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« on: Tuesday 07 September 21 23:29 BST (UK) »
I'm after more information about him.
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/573642/H%20HOUSTON/

I only have access to Library Ancestery

Mick

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Lewis - Wales to Gloucestershire to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Iddols & Baylis - Gloucestershire
Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Eliza - born abt 1864 Staffordshire, died 1948 Queensland, Australia
Dorans - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Ralph - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Reedy - Ireland to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Bradbury (False name?) - Oxfordshire to Queensland, Australia

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 07 September 21 23:31 BST (UK) »
What kind of info?  Presume you have his MRI card via Ancestry?  Over 60% of WW1 service records were burnt in the WW2 blitz
 
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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 07 September 21 23:42 BST (UK) »
Anything available on him

I don't seem to have any access on Library Ancestory with Military records.

There looks to be a death registration for him on ScotlandsPeople, would that provide parents?

Mick
Jeffs - Northamptonshire to Leicestershire to Queensland, Australia
Lewis - Wales to Gloucestershire to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Iddols & Baylis - Gloucestershire
Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Eliza - born abt 1864 Staffordshire, died 1948 Queensland, Australia
Dorans - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Ralph - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Reedy - Ireland to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Bradbury (False name?) - Oxfordshire to Queensland, Australia


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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 01:13 BST (UK) »
There are some trees on Ancestry for him.

Hugh Houston born 14/10/1880 Greenock, Renfrewshire, son of Martin Houstin and Isabella Quigley.

He married Margaret Lynch 31/1/1901 Kinning Park, Glasgow - 4 children:

Hugh b.15/1/1905 Kinning Park
Thomas Lynch b.28/6/1910 Gorbals
Martin 4/6/1912 Gorbals
Patrick Lynch b.4/10/1914

Hugh was a Ships Painter in 1911.

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 04:51 BST (UK) »
Thanks, Annette,

Are you sure it's the same person?
That possible Service Returns death registration for him on ScotlandsPeople has him born 1883.

I have a Hugh Houston born 13 Sep 1883, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
A relative has conflicting Service information for him on her Ancestry Family tree.

Mick
Jeffs - Northamptonshire to Leicestershire to Queensland, Australia
Lewis - Wales to Gloucestershire to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Iddols & Baylis - Gloucestershire
Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Eliza - born abt 1864 Staffordshire, died 1948 Queensland, Australia
Dorans - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Ralph - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Reedy - Ireland to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Bradbury (False name?) - Oxfordshire to Queensland, Australia

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 05:24 BST (UK) »
I am assuming you are a descendant of his, in which case you should have his birth certificate that will give parents names.
After that the marriage of his parents so you can verify information.

There are so many by the name Hugh Houston on ancestry, many went to the USA.

Information from Fold 3 on ancestry
Wife Maggie of 3 Shields Terrace Glasgow, to receive pension for herself and children. Hugh born 15-1-1905, Thomas ly--- born 28-6-1910,Martin born 4-6-1912, Patrick born 4-10-1914
The widow receives money for the children until their 16th birthday respectively.

ADDED widow DOB 1 April 1880

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 05:35 BST (UK) »
Thanks amondg,

He's not the Hugh Houston I'm looking for then.


Hugh Houston born 13 Sep 1883 and I have the same Ancestors. 1st cousin 4 times removed.
I have a copy of his Birth Registration. Parents are Thomas Houston and Sarah Ralph.
I have a copy of his parents marriage Registration.
I know where he was 1891 Scotland Census.

I don't know what happened to him after 1891

Mick

Edited
Jeffs - Northamptonshire to Leicestershire to Queensland, Australia
Lewis - Wales to Gloucestershire to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Iddols & Baylis - Gloucestershire
Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Eliza - born abt 1864 Staffordshire, died 1948 Queensland, Australia
Dorans - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Ralph - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Reedy - Ireland to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Bradbury (False name?) - Oxfordshire to Queensland, Australia

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 14:45 BST (UK) »
I can tell you where he ended up - he was in Durham 1939 (you'll have to look up details) and died in June qtr.1952 Darlington, Durham with name given as Hugh Ralph Houston (probate to his wife).

Married with this name (certificate confirms his parents are correct) to Ethel Isabella McDonald 7/6/1916 Blythswood, Glasgow (he 32 and a bachelor), she 33).

His widow returned to Glasgow after his death and died there 1962 - informant was a son who signed with initials only but after some trial and error discovered that he was Hugh Alexander Ross Houston born 17/3/1919 Partick - his address in 1962 was Brackley Demage Lane, Upton by Chester.  He married in Durham 1946 and 3 daughters born Darlington 1947 and 1951 (twins).

He died in 2008 Middlesbrough, and his wife Hazel died 2010 Middlesbrough.

Whether Hugh Ralph Houston and wife had any other children I can't say but definitely had one son.
Found him as Hugh R Houston in Glasgow 1901 boarding with a family named Chapman.

Annette
Scopes (One-Name Study - Worldwide)
Suffolk - Grist, Knights, Bullenthorpe, Watcham
Scotland - Spence, Horne, Cowan, Moffat
London -  Monk

Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.   Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.   Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Census Information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: Hugh Houston Died 30 March 1915 France Service Number: 7780
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 08 September 21 15:38 BST (UK) »
Thank you Annette7

Fantastic

I will be getting some of those records.

Mick
Jeffs - Northamptonshire to Leicestershire to Queensland, Australia
Lewis - Wales to Gloucestershire to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Iddols & Baylis - Gloucestershire
Mary Jones, daughter of James Jones and Eliza - born abt 1864 Staffordshire, died 1948 Queensland, Australia
Dorans - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Ralph - Ireland to Scotland to Queensland, Australia
Reedy - Ireland to NSW & Queensland, Australia
Bradbury (False name?) - Oxfordshire to Queensland, Australia