Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson

ID# 5130, (3 Apr 1856 - 2 Sep 1937)


Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson was born on 3 Apr 1856 at Maternity Hospital, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ,

Charles Martin Davidson
At 6:18am (Ilegitimate)
Parents: Margaret Davidson

Margaret Davidson (Mother) was the informant on the birth

His Adoptive parents were William Simpson and Marion King, his Grandparents.1,2

He was the son of Margaret Davidson.

As of c 1860,Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson was also known as Charles Martin.



Charles appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 in the household of William Simpson at Fountain Hall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 49, Clerk of Colliery, Salton, Haddington, 2 rooms with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 57, Gladsmuir
SIMPSON John, Son, 21, Coal Miner, Pencaitland
SIMPSON George, Wifes Grandson, 12, Pencaitland
MARTIN Charles, Wifes Grandson, 5, City of Edin, Parish Not Known.3



Charles appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Simpson at Murray Dell, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 60, Roadman, Salton, Haddington, 1 room with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 68, Gladsmuir
MARTIN Charles, Grandson, 15, Farm Servant, Pencaitland
CAIRD Janet, Grand Daur, 6, Pencaitland.4



As of c 1880,Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson was also known as Charles Simpson.



Charles appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of William Skirving at Crichton, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SKIRVING William, Head, 45, Gardeners labourer, Haddington
SKIRVING Christina, Wife, 48, Pencaitland
SKIRVING William, Son, 18, Labourer, Crichton
SKIRVING Elizabeth, Dau, 6, Scholar, Crichton
SIMPSON Charles, Boarder, 25, General labourer, Edinburgh.5



Charles Simpson married Marion Black on 1 Jun 1883 at Hunterfield, Stobhill, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Presbyterian Church

Charles Simpson
Gardener, Bachelor, aged 26, Snauk Gardens, Bothwick
Parents: William Simpson, Labourer & Marion Simpson MS King
Marion Black,
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 23, Hunterfield Stobhill
Parents: Richard Black, Coal Miner & Marion Young

Witnesses: Naime Young & Ellen Black.1,6



Charles appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 66 Appin Crescent, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Marion, Jane, Marion and Margaret ;
SIMPSON Charles, Head, 54, Insurance Agent, born Edinburgh
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, 31, born West Pans, Haddington
SIMPSON Jane, Dau, 5, Scholar, born Edinburgh
SIMPSON Marion, Dau, 3, born Preston Kirk Haddington
SIMPSON Margaret, Dau, 8mths, Dunfermline Fife.7



Charles appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Castle Blair Park, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Marion, Jane, Marion, Margaret, Richard, William, Thomas and Helen ;
SIMPSON Charles, Head, 45, Mar, Insurance Agent, Edinburgh
SIMPSON Marion B, Wife, 41, Westpans Haddington
SIMPSON Jane G W, Dau, 14, Scholar, Hunterfield Edinburgh
SIMPSON Marion B, Dau, 13, Scholar, East Linton Haddington
SIMPSON Margaret D, Dau, 10, Scholar, Dunfermline, Fife
SIMPSON Richard B, Son, 5, Dunfermline
SIMPSON William, Son, 4, Dunfermline
SIMPSON Thomas, Son, 2, Dunfermline
SIMPSON Helen, Dau, 1, Dunfermline.8



Charles appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Fifeshire, also listed in the household was Marion, Margaret, Richard, William and Thomas ;
SIMPSON Charles, Head, 54, Mar, Insurance Agent, Worker, Edinburgh Midlothian
SIMPSON Marion B, Wife, 51, Mar, Married 27yrs, 8 children born, 6 children living, Edinburgh
SIMPSON Margaret D, Dau, 20, Single, Damask Ironer, Linen Factory, Worker, Dunfermline Fife
SIMPSON Richard B, Son, 15, Trnter(sic), Linen Factory, Worker, Dunfermline
SIMPSON William S, Son, 14, School, Dunfermline
SIMPSON Thomas J, Son, 12, School, Dunfermline.9



Charles died on 2 Sep 1937 at 89 Appin Crescent, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland , at age 81 years, 4 months and 30 days

Charles Simpson
Insurance Agent,-
Married to Marion Black
At 12 Noon, aged 81yrs
Parents: William Simpson, Estate Worker (dec) & Christina (sic) Simpson MS King (dec)

William S Simpson, son, Castle Blair Park was the informant on his death.1,10



Charles's cause of death on 2 Sep 1937 was from Senility
Chronic Myocarditis
Cardiac failure.



Charles and Marion had 7 known children.
Marion said on 1911 Census 8 Children, 6 still living.

Children of Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson and Marion Black

MotherMargaret Davidson (23 Mar 1830 - 26 Apr 1886)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1856 Castle & Portsbugh Edinburgh Midlothian, 685/03 0345. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 003/00 002 & 003. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Cranston, Edinburgh, Midlothian, 680/00 003/00 008. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Crichton Midlothian, 681/ ED 2 Line 13. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Stobhill Edinburgh Midlothian, 698/B0 0007.
  7. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Dunfermline Fife, ED 7 Page 37 Reg No 424 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  8. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Dunfermline Fife, 424/ ED 6 Line 14. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  9. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Dunfermline Fife, 424/00 001/00 023. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1937 Dunfermline Fife, 424/00 0461.