Henry Simpson

ID# 5192, (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)


Henry Simpson was born c 1817 at Saltoun, Haddingtonshire, Scotland .
He was the son of James Simpson and Janet Houden.

Henry appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Newbigging Walls, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Hendry, 25, Ag Lab, Scotland
PRINGLE George, 20, Ag Lab
TORRIE George, 15, Ag Lab.1



Henry Simpson married Alison Clark, daughter of William Clark and Isabella Robertson, on 23 Nov 1843 at Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

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



Henry appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at Addinstone, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alison, William, Jessie, Henry and James ;
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



Henry recorded the birth of Alison Simpson on 21 Jul 1855 Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire,

Simpson Alison
At 9am
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward, 37yrs, Born Saltoun, East Lothian & Alison Clark, 31 yr, Her 6th child, born Channelkirk
Married 1843 Channelkirk
3 Boys and 2 Girls Living

Henry Simpson, Father was the informant.3,4



Henry Simpson recorded James Simpson's death on 26 Jun 1860 Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire,
James Simpson, Labourer, Widower
At 0:50pm aged 85yrs
Parents: David Simpson Farm Servant (dec) & Catherine Simpson MS Sorrel ? (dec)

Henry Simpson, Son was present at his death.3,5



Henry appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Easter Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alison, Jessie, Henry, John, Isabella and Alison ;
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.6



Henry recorded the birth of Robert Simpson on 30 Jul 1862 Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

Robert Simpson
at 3.30PM
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Alison Clark

Henry Simpson, father, was the informant.3,7



Henry appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire, also listed in the household was Alison, Alison, John and Robert ;
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.8



Henry appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire, also listed in the household was Alison, Isabella and Alison ;
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.9



Henry appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Farmfoot Cottage, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alison ;
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.10



Henry appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Farmfoot, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Alison and Alison ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 83, Retired Farm Servant, Salton Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 77, Channelkirk
SIMPSON Alison, Dau, 45, Lauder.11








Henry died on 26 Aug 1908 at Lauder, Berwickshire, Berwickshire,

Henry Simpson,
Farm Steward (Retired), married to Alison Clark
At 1PM aged 91yrs
Parents: James Simpson, Quarryman (dec) & Janet Simpson MS Howden (dec)

John Simpson, Son, 45 Bongor Road Leith, was the informant.3,12



Henry's cause of death on 26 Aug 1908 was from Raynaud's disease 8 months
(causes some areas of the body to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or emotional stress, caused by a probelm with the blood supply to the skin. - affects fingers, toes, tip of the noes and the ears. Feel pins and needles.)



Henry and Alison had 7 known children.

Children of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark

FatherJames Simpson (c 1775 - 26 Jun 1860)
MotherJanet Houden (5 Nov 1776 - 23 Jun 1840)

Citations

  1. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 4A. 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. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1855 Lauder Landward Berwick, 748/02 0018. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1860 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0016.
  6. [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.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1862 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0031.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [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.
  11. [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.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0015.