John Paul WILSON
(1846 - Aft. 1903) &
Mary Houston SMITH
(1842 - Aft. 1903)

John Paul WILSON & Mary Houston SMITH

John Paul WILSON & his wife Mary Houston SMITH.
Taken in a studio abt. 1903.

Photo courtesy of J. & M. VERNON

John Paul WILSON
b: 6 Dec 1846 Kamptee, India (Map);
m: Mary Houston SMITH 15 Jun 1869 in Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (Map);
Buried: Helensburgh Parish Church graveyard, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (Map)

Occupation:
Naval Architect;
Denny & Rankin, Dumbarton;
Robert Napier & Sons;
Messrs. James & George Thomson;
General Manager, Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., on Tyneside,
(built three Spanish armoured cruisers at Bilboa on the River Nervión)

Residence:
Kamptee, India (Map);
Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (Map);
Bilboa, Spain (Map)

Mary Houston SMITH,
daughter of William SMITH & Margaret SAYERS or Margaret SAWYERS,
b: 9 Dec 1842 Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, (Map)
("1855 Margaret, eldest surviving child of William SMITH, Mason, & Margt. SAYERS,
was born 23 Oct 1832;
also Mary, 4th. surviving child of the same parents was born 9th Dec 1842"
Old Parish Register, Dunbartonshire, Bonhill);
Buried: Helensburgh Parish Church graveyard, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, (Map)
(Gravestone reads "Mary Houston, wife of . ."
Not bapt. "Mary Houston SMITH")

To photo of marriage of William Smith WILSON to Mary Henrietta Caroline HESLOP >
To obituaries of William SMITH & Margaret SAYERS or Margaret SAWYERS >

Links to:
Bilbao or Bilboa, Spain;
Bilbao, capital of Biscay;
Clyde shipyards (Scotland);
Dumbarton (Old Prints);
Dumbarton Parish, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (GENUKI);
Dumbarton Town, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (GENUKI);
Kamptee, India;
NAPIER's Yards;
Nervión River;
PALMER's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd.;
THOMPSON, James and George

Maps:
Dunbartonshire, Scotland Area Map;
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (Map);
Kamptee, India (Map)

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