Alison Wright Moffat

Alison Wright Moffat

Female 1859 - 1901  (41 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born 28 May 1859  Smeaton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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    Died 21 February 1901  Annfield, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    Person ID I520  Roger
    Last Modified 3 May 2004 

    Father William Moffat,   b. 25 May 1829, Blackerstone, Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 September 1895, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ellen Shiels Houliston,   b. 19 July 1837, Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1919, Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F9  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse James Wilson,   b. about 1859,   d. Yes - date unknown  
    Married 11 October 1882  St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • Married by Rev Morris. Registration Number 1882/3643
    From Here a Name ....Alice married James Wilson, a Te Houka farmer....  [7
    Children 
    +  1. Male James Alexander Wilson,   b. 1885,   d. Yes - date unknown
       2. Female Ellen “Nell” Wilson,   b. 1887,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  3. Female Annie Wilson,   b. 1892, of, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  4. Male William Wilson,   b. 1893,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  5. Male George Herbert “Bert” Wilson,   b. 7 February 1897, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1977  (Age 80 years)
    +  6. Female Alice Isabella Wilson,   b. 1899,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Family ID F62  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1859 - Smeaton, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Four Generations of Houliston Women
    Four Generations of Houliston Women
    Left to right: Alice Wright, Ellen Houliston, Ellen Wilson and Alison Wright Moffat. Alice Wright is Ellen Houliston's mother. She died in 1901 aged 87. Alison Wright Moffat is Ellen's daughter. The child Ellen is Alison Wright Moffat's daughter.
    Ellen Houliston and Family
    Ellen Houliston and Family
    Picture taken after 1895 when William Moffat was deceased.
    Back Row L to R: George, Alison Wright, Adam Houliston, Elizabeth Jane
    Middle at right end: Samuel William, Ellen Isabella
    Front Row L to R: Robert, Ellen (Houliston)
    Photo: William Moffat (deceased)
    Alice Wright Moffat
    Alice Wright Moffat
    Alice married James Wilson
    Scanned from photo by Ewan Caldwell
    Alison Wright Moffat and Jim Wilson
    Alison Wright Moffat and Jim Wilson
    Scanned from photo by Ewan Caldwell

    Documents
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 2
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 2
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 4
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Family Register Page 4
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Frontispiece
    William Moffat Ellen Houliston Bible - Frontispiece
    Scanned from William Moffat - Ellen Houliston Family Bible in posession by Ewan Caldwell. Bible now in posession of Roger Moffat.

    Histories
    Obituary from 'The Clutha Leader' for Ellen Houliston
    Obituary from "The Clutha Leader" for Ellen Houliston
    This obituary is transcribed from "The Clutha Leader" of sometime in May (after the 15th obviously) - possibly by Peter Moffat.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Booklet titled “Here a Name - A History of the Houliston Family in New Zealand”, written by Caldwell, P., page 3.
    2. [S219] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    3. [S221] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    4. [S220] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    5. [S585] Website of Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand Archives, Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
    6. [S2519] Website "Birth Death & Marriage Historical Records", published by Registrar General, New Zealand Government.
    7. [S1] Booklet titled “Here a Name - A History of the Houliston Family in New Zealand”, written by Caldwell, P., page 4.


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