Alison Clark

ID# 5198, (21 Apr 1823 - 12 Dec 1910)


Alison Clark was born on 21 Apr 1823 at Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

dates supplied via a message board dated 1998, gncollins
not yet verified.

She was the daughter of William Clark and Isabella Robertson.

Alison appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Grasmiers, Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
BARTRAM Wm, Head, 55, Farmer
BARTRAM family
CLARK Alison, 17, Female Servant, Berwick.1



Alison Clark married Henry Simpson, son of James Simpson and Janet Houden, on 23 Nov 1843 at Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Berwickshire,

dates supplied via a message board dated 1998, gncollins
not yet verified.


As of 23 Nov 1843,her married name was Simpson.

Alison appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Henry Simpson at Addinstone, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 30, Farm Lab, Salton, Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 17 (sic), Channelkirk, Berwick
SIMPSON William, Son, 6, Lauder Berwick
SIMPSON Less (sic most likely Jess), Dau, 4, Lauder
SIMPSON Henry, Son, 2, Lauder
SIMPSON James, Father, 77, Labourer, Tranent Haddington East Lothian.2



Alison appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of Henry Simpson at Easter Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 43, Farm Steward, Salton Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 36, Channelkirk
SIMPSON Jessie, Dau, 14, Lauder
SIMPSON Henry, Son, 12, Scholar, Lauder
SIMPSON John, Son, 9, Lauder
SIMPSON Isabell, Dau, 7, Lauder
SIMPSON Alison, Dau, 5, Lauder.3



Alison appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Henry Simpson at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 53, Farm Stewart, Salton Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 46, Channelkirk
SIMPSON John, Son, 19, Ag Lab, Lauder
SIMPSON Alison, Dau, 15, Lauder
SIMPSON Robert, Son, 8, Scholar, Lauder
SIMPSON Jemima, Grand Dau, 6, Scholar, Lauder.4



Alison appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of Henry Simpson at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 62, Farm Servant, East Lothian
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 56, Lauder
SIMPSON Isabella, Dau, 27, General Servant, Lauder
SIMPSON Alison, Dau, 21, General Servant, Lauder.5



Alison appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Henry Simpson at Farmfoot Cottage, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 73, Reitred Farm Servant, Salton East Lothian
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 66, Channelkirk
SIMPSON Minnie, Grand Dau, 26, Domestic Servant Table Maid, Lauder.6



Alison appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of Henry Simpson at Farmfoot, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 83, Retired Farm Servant, Salton Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 77, Channelkirk
SIMPSON Alison, Dau, 45, Lauder.7








Alison died on 12 Dec 1910 at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire, at age 87 years, 7 months and 21 days

SIMPSON Alison, Widow of Henry Simpson, Farm Steward
At 11.30pm aged 86yrs
Parents: William Clark, Farm Servant (dec) & Isabella Robertson (dec)

James Allan, Neighbour (Addinston) was the informant on her death certificate.8,9






Alison's cause of death on 12 Dec 1910 was from Senility Asthenia
( lack or loss of strength with dementia via old age.)



Alison and Henry had 7 known children.

Children of Alison Clark and Henry Simpson

FatherWilliam Clark (c 1800 - )
MotherIsabella Robertson (c 1800 - )

Citations

  1. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Channelkirk Berwick, 729/ ED 4. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  2. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 1A Line 16. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 3 Line 17. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Lauder Berwick, 748/2 ED 3 Line 9. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 5 Line 6. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 5 Line 24. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  7. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 4 Line 20. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  8. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1910 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0019. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.