Ann Hall

ID# 6091, (23 Jun 1859 - 2 Sep 1896)

Ann Hall was born on 23 Jun 1859 at Lamb Court, Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland ,

At 3.15 AM
Parents: William Hall, Fisherman & Ann Flucker

William Hall (X his mark) Father, was the informant.1,2

She was the daughter of William Hall and Ann Flucker.

Ann appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of William Hall at Shore, North Leith, Midlothian, Scotland ;
HALL William, Head, Mar, 33, Fisherman, Newhaven Edinburgh
HALL Ann, Wife, Mar, 30, Newhaven Edinburgh
HALL Henrietta, Dau, 6, Scholar, Newhaven Edinburgh
HALL Margaret, Dau, 3, Newhaven Edinbugh
HALL Ann, Dau, 1, Newhaven Edinburgh.3

Ann Hall married John Simpson, son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark, on 22 Jun 1883 at 14 Wester Close, Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

John Simpson,
Builders Carter, Bachelor, aged 31
Usual Res: 40 West Dowling Green Street, North Leith.
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Allison Clark
Ann Hall,
Florist, Spinster, aged 23
Usual Res: 14 Wester Close, Newhaven North Leith
Parents: William Hall, Fisherman (dec) & Ann Flucker

Witnesses: Robert Simpson & Ann Prybrough (?)1,4

As of 22 Jun 1883,her married name was Simpson.

Ann died on 2 Sep 1896 at 48 Banim Road, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland , at age 37 years, 2 months and 10 days

Ann Simpson
married to John simpson, Carter
At 12.30am, aged 37yrs
Parents: William Hall, Fisherman (dec) & Ann Flucker

John Simpson, Widower was present when she passed away.1,5

Ann's cause of death on 2 Dec 1896 was from Pulmonary Phthisis- 18 months

Ann and John had 5 children.

Children of Ann Hall and John Simpson

FatherWilliam Hall (c 1828 - )
MotherAnn Flucker (31 Jan 1829 - )


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's ( pre 1855), 1895 North Leith Midlothian, 692/01 0175. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census ( New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 North Leith Midlothian, Reg 692/1 ED 18 Page 8. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1883 Leith North, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 6923/01 0070. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1896 leith South, edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 0505.