Janet Houden

ID# 5090, (5 Nov 1776 - 23 Jun 1840)

Janet Houden was born on 5 Nov 1776 at Saltoun, Haddingtonshire, Scotland ,

John Houden Labouer at the Barley Mill & Janet Ladley had a daughter born 5th Nov & baptized the 10th and named Janet

Witnesses: William Houden & George Ladley.1,2

She was the daughter of John Houden and Janet Ladley.

Janet Houden married James Simpson, son of David Simpson and Catherine Sorrell, c 1795 at Salton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland .

As of c 1795,her married name was Simpson.

Janet died on 23 Jun 1840 at Burnfoot, Saltoun, East Lothian, Scotland , at age 63 years, 7 months and 18 days

Janet Howden,
Burnfoot, aged 63yrs

Janet and James had 4 known children, may be more.

Children of Janet Houden and James Simpson

FatherJohn Houden (c 1757 - May 1845)
MotherJanet Ladley (c 1755 - )


  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 (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1776 Saltoun Haddington East Lothian, 719/ 0020 0059. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1840 Saltoun East Lothian, 719/00 0030 0140. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.