Neil HOUSTON c.1834-1906, b. Argyllshire, Scotland
Ann CAMPBELL c.1842-1915, b. Dublin, Ireland

of Mount Gambier, SA; "Glenorchy" Merino & Natimuk, S-W Victoria, Australia

Neil HOUSTON c.1834-1906, b. Cambeltown, Argyllshire, Scotland, son of Robert HOUSTON & Susan McNEIL arrived in South Australia in 1859.

Ann CAMPBELL c.1842-1915, b. Dublin, Ireland, daughter of James Campbell & ......... arrived in South Australia before 1864.

Neil HOUSTON & Ann CAMPBELL were married in 1864 at Mount Gambier, South Australia and had a family of 5 children in that location from 1865 to 1872.

Neil HOUSTON became the manager of "Glenorchy" station near Merino, in south-west Victoria by 1875, and a further 6 children were born in this area of S-W Victoria up until 1883.

Neil HOUSTON purchased a farm near Natimuk on the Wimmera river, in south-west Victoria in 1883 and remained there until his death in 1906.

Neil HOUSTON died at Natimuk, S-W Victoria in 1906 and his widow Ann died at Horsham in 1915, and both are buried in the Natimuk cemetery.

Neil HOUSTON & Ann CAMPBELL had the following family...

  1. Neil John Campbell HOUSTON 1865-1927, b. Mount Gambier, SA, d. Collie, WA, m.1 1893 to Julia Mary Augusta BERTRAM 1875-1905, b. South Australia; d. Collie, WA; m.2 1911, WA to Henritta NOELL.

  2. Donald Charles HOUSTON b. 1866, Mount Gambier, SA, d. 1957 Melbourne, Vic, m. 1906 to Alice McNEILL 1873-1926 of Noradjuha, S-W Victoria.

  3. Robert Campbell HOUSTON b. 1868, Mount Muirhead, SA, d. 1877 "Glenorchy" station, Merino, S-W Victoria [diptheria].

  4. Susanna Margaret HOUSTON b. 1870, Mount Graham, SA, d. 1954 Collie, S-W Western Australia, m. 1892 to William Henry WAYWOOD ~1865-1907, b. Ballarat, Vic., d. Collie, WA.

  5. Albert George Campbell HOUSTON b. 1872, Mount Graham, SA, d. 1953 Horsham, Victoria, m. 1905 to Flora Nicol CARMICHAEL 1881-1942 of Horsham.

  6. Archibald Victor HOUSTON b. 1876, Merino, S-W Victoria, d. 1951 Perth, Western Australia, m. 1907 Perth, WA to Sarah Ann ANDREWS ~1880-1970.

  7. Robert Thomas Campbell HOUSTON b. 1877, "Glenorchy" station, Merino, S-W Victoria, d. 1889 Natimuk district, S-W Victoria [diptheria].

  8. Emily Annie C HOUSTON b. 1879, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1955 Collie, S-W Western Australia, m. 1910 Collie, WA to George Anton ANDERSON ~1866-1915 [died in a mining accident].

  9. Archibald Thomas HOUSTON b. 1879, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1949 Perth, Western Australia, m. .....?.....

  10. Isabella Mary "Bella" HOUSTON b. 1883, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. ......., m. .....?.....

  11. Hubert William HOUSTON b. 1879, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, d. 1955 Warracknabeal, Victoria, m. 1909 to Rose Marion Mary Daisy FRANCIS 1881-1940.

Links to Pioneer Names at...

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

Daryl Povey