James Simpson was born on 7 Aug 1878 at Burdiehouse, Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland ,
at 5.50 PM
Parents: James Simpson, Ploughman,( Deceased) & Agnes Simpson MS Raeburn
Married: 1 April 1859, Humbie, East Lothian
Agnes Simpson, Mother was the informant.1,2
He was the son of James Simpson and Agnes Raeburn.
James appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 in the household of William Simpson at Pirntation Farm Ploughman's House, Stow, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William, Head, 21, Ploughman, Ormiston
SIMPSON Agnes, Mother, 40, Humbie
SIMPSON Marion, Sister, 17, Field Worker, Ormiston
SIMPSON John, Brother, 15, Field Worker, Ormiston
SIMPSON Thomas, Brother, 13, Field Worker, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Elizabeth, Sister, 10, Scholar, Corstophine
SIMPSON Janet, Sister,8, Scholar, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Mary, Sister, 4, Scholar, Ormiston
SIMPSON James, Brother, 2, Liberton.3
James appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of Agnes Simpson at Bellsmains, Borthwick, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Agnes, Head, Widow, 50 born East Lothian
SIMPSON John, Son, Unm, 25, Pit Bottomer, East Lothian
SIMPSON Thomas, Son, Unm, 22, Miller, East Lothian
SIMPSON Janet, Dau, Unm, 18, Farm Servant, East Lothian
SIMPSON James, Son, 12, Scholar, Midlothian
BOLD Matthew, Grandson, 9, Scholar, Midlothian.4
James appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of John Simpson at 10 Tait Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON John, Head, M. 35, Head Lorryman, Pestonkirk East Lothian
SIMPSON Jessie, Wife, M, 34, Logcote Pebbleshire
SIMPSON James, Son, 3, Fusie Bridge Midlothian
SIMPSON John Y, Son, 1, Standpoetty Midlothian
SIMPSON Agnes, Mother, Widow, 62, Waitbury, East Lothian
SIMPSON James, Brother, Unm, 22, Lorryman, Burdiehouse, Midlothian
SIMPSON Jessie Hame, Neice, 8, Swanston, Midlothian.5
|Father||James Simpson (3 Dec 1834 - 8 Apr 1878)|
|Mother||Agnes Raeburn (c 1840 - 13 Mar 1908)|
- [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, 1878 Liberton Edinburgh Midlothian, 693/00 0132. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Stow Midlothian, 699/ ED 7 Line 18. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
- [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Borthwick Midlothian RG12/ 2. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
- [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, RG13. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.