William Johnston

William Johnston

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  • Name William Johnston  [1, 2
    Born 1821  Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 31 Aug 1848  [1, 2, 5
    Mariner 
    Occupation 31 Aug 1848  Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mariner 
    Residence 31 Aug 1848  Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mann Street 
    Residence 31 Aug 1848  [1, 2, 5
    Mann Street, Toxteth Park, Liverpool 
    Occupation 21 Dec 1859  [1, 2, 7
    Seaman in merchant service 
    Residence 27 Jul 1868  [1, 2, 7
    18 Gordon Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Everton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Everton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 8
    Sailor 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Everton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 9
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Everton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 9
    Mariner 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  [2
    40 Potter Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire 
    Occupation 25 Jan 1890  [1, 2, 10
    Rigger 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Kirkdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    England 
    Address:
    n/a Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
    Kirkdale, Lancashire
    England 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Kirkdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    Rigger 
    Address:
    n/a Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
    Kirkdale, Lancashire
    England 
    Died 12 Nov 1892  [12, 13
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I1936  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2020 

    Father William Johnston
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Macklin
              b. 1823, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Dec 1902  (Age 79 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1848 and 30 Sep 1848  West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Marriage 
    • Volume 20, Page 884
    Married 31 Aug 1848  Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Marriage for William JOHNSTON and Eliza MACHLIN (724)
    Marriage for William JOHNSTON and Eliza MACHLIN (724)
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Johnston
              b. 1850, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Dec 1900, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. James Charles Johnston
              b. 1856, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jul 1883  (Age 27 years)
     3. William Henry Johnston
              b. 11 Dec 1857, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Mar 1901, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     4. John Johnston
              b. 1860, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Thomas Edgar Johnston
              b. 1863, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Kate Emily Johnston
              b. 1865, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Jul 1889, West Derby, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jul 1848 and 30 Sep 1848 - West Derby, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 31 Aug 1848 - Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mann Street - 31 Aug 1848 - Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Aug 1848 - Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Everton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sailor - 2 Apr 1871 - Everton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Everton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mariner - 3 Apr 1881 - Everton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England,Address:
    n/a Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
    Kirkdale, Lancashire
    England - 5 Apr 1891 - Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rigger,Address:
    n/a Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
    Kirkdale, Lancashire
    England - 5 Apr 1891 - Kirkdale, Lancashire, England
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  • Headstones
    Headstone for William and Eliza Johnston (724)
    Headstone for William and Eliza Johnston (724).jpg
    Courtesy of Susan J.
    Headstone for William and Eliza Johnston (724)
    Headstone for William and Eliza Johnston (724).jpg
    Courtesy of Susan J.

    Census
    1871 England Census for Everton, Lancashire
    1871 England Census for Everton, Lancashire
    RG10 Piece 3813 Folio 92 Page 26  

    Dwelling 6 Opie Street 
    Location Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire 
    Source RG10 Piece 3813 Folio 92 Page 26 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    JOHNSTON William Head 50 Sailor Lerwick, Shetland 
    JOHNSTON Eliza Wife 46  Dublin, Ireland 
    JOHNSTON Mary Daughter 21 Shoe Grinder Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON James Son 15 Office Boy Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON William Son 13 Office Boy Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON John Son  11  Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON Thomas Son   Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON Kate Daughter   Liverpool, Lancashire 
    1881 England Census for Everton, Lancashire
    1881 England Census for Everton, Lancashire
    RG11 Piece 3661 Folio 77 Page 35  

    Dwelling 40 Potter Street 
    Location Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire 
    Source RG11 Piece 3661 Folio 77 Page 35 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    JOHNSTON William Head 60 Mariner Scotland 
    JOHNSTON Elizabeth Wife 58  Ireland 
    JOHNSTON James Son 25 Ship Steward Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON William Son 23 General Labourer Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON Thomas Son 18 Commercial Clerk Liverpool, Lancashire 
    JOHNSTON Kate Daughter 16  Liverpool, Lancashire 
    1891 England Census for Kirkdale, Lancashire
    1891 England Census for Kirkdale, Lancashire
    RG12 Piece 2961 Folio 32 Page 8  

    Dwelling 5 Goodall Street 
    Location Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire 
    Source RG12 Piece 2961 Folio 32 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    JOHNSTON William Head 72 Rigger Ship Scotland 
    JOHNSTON Eliza Wife 66  Ireland 
    JOHNSTON Thomas Edgar Son 28 Book Keeper Liverpool, Lancashire 
    TITHERINGTON John G Son-in-law 28 Warehouseman Liverpool, Lancashire 
    KITTS Mary Eliza Granddaughter 14   Liverpool, Lancashire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1871 Census (RG10 Piece 3813 Folio 92 Page 26) we see that William, 50, then a Sailor, was at home with his Irish wife, Elizabeth, 46, at 6 Opie Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Their children Mary, 21, a Shoe Grinder, James, 15, an Office Boy, William, 13, an Office Boy, John, 11, Thomas 9 and Kate 6, were with them at the time.

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 3661 Folio 77 Page 35) we see that William, 60, then a Mariner, was at home with his Irish wife, Elizabeth, 58, at 40 Potter Street, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Their children James, 25, a Ship Steward, William, 23, a General Labourer, Thomas, 18, a Commercial Clerk and Kate, 16, were with them at the time.

      From the 1891 Census (RG12 Piece 2961 Folio 32 Page 8) William, 72, a Ship's Rigger, was with his wife Eliza(beth), 66, at 5 Goodall Street, Kirkdale, Lancashire. With him was his son Thomas Edgar, 28, a Book Keeper, son-in-law John G(reen) Titherington, 28, a widower and warehouseman, and granddaughter Mary Eliza Kitts, 14. [2]

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "William Johnston". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I1936&tree=wft (accessed November 28, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S309] Meriel and Ian Haynes. Much of the Barmouth connection, and a lot more, are courtesy of Meriel and Ian Haynes. Thank you.

    2. [S1447] Vanessa Elizabeth Johnston and William Graham Johnston.

    3. [S103] Everton, Lancashire, England, Census, 1871 (3813/92/26). Everton, Lancashire.

    4. [S109] Census 1881 Everton, Lancashire RG11 / 3661 Folio 77 Page 35.

    5. [S305] Marriage certificate William Johnston Eliza Macklin.

    6. [S9314] "Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921," database, Ancestry . (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=2197), accessed 3 Sep 2018), Marriage for William JOHNSTON and Eliza MACHLIN (724); 31 Aug 1848: St. John the Baptist, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England..

    7. [S49] Birth certificate John Macklin Johnston.

    8. [S103] Everton, Lancashire, England, Census, 1871 (3813/92/26). Everton, Lancashire, RG10 Piece 3813 Folio 92 Page 26.

    9. [S949] Everton, Lancashire, England, Census, 1881 (3661/77/35). Everton, Lancashire, RG11 Piece 3661 Folio 77 Page 35.

    10. [S301] Marriage certificate John Macklin Johnston Ellen Hind.

    11. [S1039] Kirkdale, Lancashire, England, Census, 1891 (2961/32/8). Kirkdale, Lancashire, RG12 Piece 2961 Folio 32 Page 8.

    12. [S10318] Jones, Susan. E-mail correspondence with Phil Williams. Privately held by Williams, [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE,] Susan Jones [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE,] to Phil Williams, e-mail<; privately held by Williams, [(E-ADDRESS) FOR PRIVATE USE,].. 24 Jun 2018>, "RE: William Johnston, Shetland.,".

    13. [S10347] (Kirkdale, Liverpool, Lancashire, England). Momumental inscriptions. William and Eliza Johnston monumental inscription, courtesy of Susan Jones, 2014..

    14. [S1854] Registration of Marriages. Ancestry.co.uk, Sep 1848, West Derby, Lancashire, Volume 20, Page 884; William JOHNSTON + Eliza MACKLIN.