John Christie

#70783, b. 1836

Individual's Timeline

Birth1836John Christie
Marriagebefore 1859John Christie
Death RegDecember 1894Eliza (?)1

Primary events

  • Birth: John Christie was born in 1836 in Scotland.
  • Marriage: He married Eliza (?) before 1859. Too many options to guess.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Eliza (?), John became a widower in the quarter ended December 1894. He was 58 years at the time.1

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: John was a designer of carpets and rugs in 1871.

Census details

Some aspects of John Christie's life. Partial transcription of a story in the Yorkshire Evening Post 26 June 1953:

John Reginald Halliday CHRISTIE was named after his grandfather, who was a first cousin of Empress Eugenia of France. John, the grandfather, was world famous for his carpet designs, especial in USA. He was the first designer to incorporate flowers into his designs.

Queen Victoria commission John to design the carpet laid in Westminster Abby for the marriage of The Prince of Wales to Princess Alexandria.

Children of John Christie and Eliza (?)

Citations

  1. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      ELIZA
    Last name      CHRISTIE
    Gender      Female
    Birth day      -
    Birth month      -
    Birth year      1832
    Age      62
    Death quarter      4
    Death year      1894
    District      HALIFAX
    County      Yorkshire
    Volume      9A
    Page      340
    Country      England
    Record set      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.