David Simpson

ID# 5164, (1877 - )


David Simpson was born in 1877 at Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland .
He was the son of John Simpson and Isabella Whitson.

David appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of John Simpson at 15 Duke Street, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON John, Head, 42, Coal Miner, Pencaitland Haddington
SIMPSON Isabella, Wife, 42, Drineston Edinburgh
SIMPSON Alexander, Son, 22, Coal Miner, Borthwick Midlothian
SIMPSON Marian, Dau, 17, Carpet Printer, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Janet, Dau, 15, Carpet Printer, Pencaitland
SIMPSON William, Son, 13, Coal Miner, Ormiston
SIMPSON Margaret, Dau, 10, Scholar, Lasswade
SIMPSON Christina, Dau, 9, Scholar, Lasswade
SIMPSON John, Son, 6, Scholar, Lasswade
SIMPSON David, Son, 4, Scholar, Lasswade
SIMPSON Mary, Dau, 2, Lasswade
SIMPSON James, Son, 1mth, Lasswade.1



David appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of John Simpson at Denend, Auchterderran, Fifeshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON John, Head, 56, Coal Miner, Haddington
SIMPSON Isabella, Wife, 52, Haddington
SIMPSON Christina, Dau, 19, Pit Head Worker, Haddington
SIMPSON John, Son, 16, Coal Miner, Haddington
SIMPSON David, Son, 14, Coal Miner, Haddington
SIMPSON Mary, Dau, 12, Scholar, Haddington
SIMPSON James, Son, 9, Scholar, Haddington
SIMPSON John David, Grandson, 7, Scholar, Haddington.2



David appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of John Simpson at 32 Carlow Place, Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON John, Head, 67, Coal Miner Hewer, Fountainhall, Haddington
SIMPSON Isabella, Wife, 61, Ormiston
SIMPSON David, Son, 24, Coal Miner Hewer, Lasswade
SIMPSON Mary, Dau, 22, Flax Spinner, Lasswade
SIMPSON James, Boarder, 20, Coal Miner Hewer, Lasswade
SIMPSON Janet, Boarder, 18, Flax Spinner, Scoonie Fife
SALTON John, Grandson, 11, Scholar, Wemyss Fife.3



David Simpson witnessed the death of John Simpson on 28 Feb 1907 69 Carlow Place, Leven, Fifeshire, Scotland ,
John Simpson, Coalminer (Widower of Isabella Whitson)
At 2:45am aged 60yrs.
Parents: William Simpson, Road Surfaceman (dec) & Marion King (dec)

David Simpson, Son was present at his death.4,5

FatherJohn Simpson (20 Jan 1840 - 28 Feb 1907)
MotherIsabella Whitson (c 1840 - 1903)

Citations

  1. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Lasswade Midlothian, 691/ ED 10 Line 3. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  2. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Auchterderran Fife, 405/ ED 3 Line 7. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  3. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Scoonie Fife, 456/ ED 1 Line 15. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  4. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1907 Scoonie Fife, 456/00 0023. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.