Adam Houliston Moffat

Adam Houliston Moffat

Male 1869 - 1947  (77 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Male 
    Born 4 December 1869  Ellenslea, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • New Zealand BDM Reference: 1870/7145
    Moffat Descendant Number
    Died 19 April 1947  Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • New Zealand BDM Reference: 1947/24669 @ 78
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    Person ID I524  Roger
    Last Modified 23 December 2011 

    Father Ancestors AncestorsWilliam 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 Ancestors AncestorsEllen 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 Isabella Hunter,   b. 9 September 1880, Viewbank, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 February 1948, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 24 October 1905  Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6, 7
    • New Zealand BDM Reference: 1905/4521 Married by Rev S W Currie
    Children 
    +  1. Male Gordon Hunter Moffat,   b. 4 October 1906, Newfield Farm, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 December 1962, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +  2. Female Elizabeth Isabel Moffat,   b. 24 February 1909, Newfield Farm, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 September 1998, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
       3. Female Anne Alison Moffat,   b. 4 February 1911, Newfield Farm, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 June 2002, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +  4. Male Arthur William Moffat,   b. 6 June 1912, Newfield Farm, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 February 1985, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +  5. Male Douglas George Moffat,   b. 18 October 1913, Newfield Farm, Te Houka, Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 April 1993, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 23 December 2011 
    Family ID F64  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    Adam Houliston Moffat
    Adam Houliston Moffat
    Scanned from photo by Ewan Caldwell
    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)
    Adam Houliston Moffat - Isabella Hunter wedding
    Adam Houliston Moffat - Isabella Hunter wedding
    Scanned from photo by Ewan Caldwell, Adam and Isabella on the left. Davy Dallas (Best Man) and ?

    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 - 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
    Article about Adam Houliston Moffat
    Article about Adam Houliston Moffat
    Transcribed from photocopy of article obtained from Peter Moffat
    Article describing the wedding of George Moffat and Ann Susan Fahey
    Article describing the wedding of George Moffat and Ann Susan Fahey
    Article probably transcribed by Peter Moffat, but it doesn't contain a reference for where it came from. A newspaper most likely, but it's not known for sure.
    Article from 'The Clutha Leader' 21 January 1908
    Article from "The Clutha Leader" 21 January 1908
    Article from a transcription of a newspaper article. Copy obtained from Peter Moffat, so presumably he did the transcription.
    Article from 'The Clutha Leader' about a family Reunion held at 'Ellenslea'
    Article from "The Clutha Leader" about a family Reunion held at "Ellenslea"
    The article was published in "The Clutha Leader" on 7th February 1911, describing a Family Reunion held at Ellenslea attended by most of the then living descendants of William Moffat and Ellen Houliston.
    Article from 'The Clutha Leader' of Monday August 26 1929 describing the Diamond Jubliee of Te Houka School
    Article from "The Clutha Leader" of Monday August 26 1929 describing the Diamond Jubliee of Te Houka School
    This article reports on the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations for the Te Houka School celebrating 60 years from 1869 to 1929. Includes mention of a number of Moffats and Houlistons in various capacities at the school or on the school committee during the 60 years.
    Article from 'The Cyclopedia of Otago & Southland' published 1999.
    Article from "The Cyclopedia of Otago & Southland" published 1999.
    This article was written by Peter Moffat for inclusion in the The Cyclopedia of Otago & Southland. Publication details are:
    Sorrell, Paul, ed., The Cyclopedia of Otago & Southland, "Te Houka", (Dunedin City Council:Dunedin, New Zealand, 1999) pp. 706-707.
    Family Folklore - compiled by Peter Moffat
    Family Folklore - compiled by Peter Moffat
    A compilation of some anecdotes about some members of the Moffat family, compiled by Peter Moffat.
    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.

  • Notes 
    • Was member of the Loyal Dalton Lodge and also served on the Te Houka School Committee [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 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. [S2534] Chart showing Descendants of Adam Houliston Moffat and Isabella Hunter, updated by Alastair McLean Moffat from an original provided by Roger Moffat.
    4. [S2535] Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records Online, webiste published by New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs.
    5. [S356] Written note titled “Adam Houliston Moffat 1869 - 1947”, unknown author - possibly Peter Moffat or William Ernest Moffat - copy obtained from Peter Moffat.
    6. [S220] The Holy Bible of William Moffat and Ellen Shiels Houliston, (published by William Collins, Sons & Co.).
    7. [S584] Website of Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand Archives, Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.


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