John Collister (c1811-1868)
Born the son of John Collister
1839 Married ay Leyland to Mary Kellet
Resident Engineer of the North Union Railway
1848 Assistant Chief engineer on the Caledonian Railway
1851 Living at 8 Queen Terrace, Lanarkshire: John Collister (age 40 born Isle of Islay), Civil Engineer. With his wife Mary Collister (age 32) and three children; Mary A. Collister (age 10); John G. H. Collister (age 6) and Margaret Collister (age 5).
1861 Visitor at Ryde, IOM: John Collister (age 52 born Isle of Islay / Leyland Lancashire), Civil Engineer and Widower.
1868 October 09th. Dies at 31 Victoria Road, Kensington, Civil Engineer, Widower. Probate to his daughters Mary Radcliffe Collister and Margaret Collister.
Sources of Information
- Preston Chronicle - Saturday 28 December 1844
- 1851 Census
- 1861 Census