Jessie Drummond Kerr
Jessie Drummond Kerr was born c 1869 at Leith, Midlothian, Scotland .
Jessie Drummond Kerr married John Simpson, son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark, on 23 Aug 1901 at Mamion Cottage, Ford, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ,
After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland
John Simpson, Contractor, Widower, aged 49
Usual Res: 45 Bangor Road, Leith
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Alison Clark
Jessie Drummond Kerr, Spinster, 32
Usual Res: 29 Banard Street, Leith
Parents: William John Kerr, Caretaker (dec) & Margaret Swanson
Witnesses: James M Lockhart & Charlotte McG Bell.1,2,3
As of 23 Aug 1901,her married name was Simpson.
Jessie recorded the birth of John Clarke Simpson on 27 Feb 1913 45 Bayford Road, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland ,
John Clarke Simpson
At 11.30 AM
Parents: John Simpson, Carting Contractor (died in S Leith 24 July 1912) & Jessie Drummond Simpson MS Kerr
Married: 23 August 1901, Pathhead Ford
Jessie D Simpson, Mother was the informant of the birth.1,4,3
Jessie died on 18 Dec 1953 at 6 Fort Place, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland ,
Jessie Drummond Simpson
widow of John Simpson, Carting Contractor
At 4am aged 84yrs
Parents: William John Kerr, Office Caretaker (dec) & Margaret Swanson (dec)
Henry Simpson, Son was present at her death.1,5
Jessie's cause of death on 18 Dec 1953 was from Myocarditis
Chronic Bronchitis, some years.
Children of Jessie Drummond Kerr and John Simpson
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Cranston Midlothian 680/00 0005. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S147] Letter from John Simpson Barton (Perthshire Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email 3 Feb 2012.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1913 Leith South, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 0275.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1953 Leith Edinburgh City Midlothian, 685/08 0987, aged 84.