John Simpson

ID# 5204, (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)


John Simpson was born on 4 Sep 1851 at Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

SIMPSON John
Son of Henry Simpson, Addinson and Alison Clark his spouse, born 4th Sept 1851.1,2

He was the son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark.

John 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



John appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Henry Simpson at Addinstone, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
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



John Simpson married Ann Hall, daughter of William Hall and Ann Flucker, on 22 Jun 1883 at 14 Wester Close, Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

John Simpson,
Builders Carter, Bachelor, aged 31
Usual Res: 40 West Dowling Green Street, North Leith.
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Allison Clark
Ann Hall,
Florist, Spinster, aged 23
Usual Res: 14 Wester Close, Newhaven North Leith
Parents: William Hall, Fisherman (dec) & Ann Flucker

Witnesses: Robert Simpson & Ann Prybrough (?)1,5



John Simpson witnessed the death of Ann Simpson on 2 Sep 1896 48 Banim Road, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland ,
Ann Simpson
married to John simpson, Carter
At 12.30am, aged 37yrs
Parents: William Hall, Fisherman (dec) & Ann Flucker

John Simpson, Widower was present when she passed away.1,6



John Simpson married Jessie Drummond Kerr on 23 Aug 1901 at Mamion Cottage, Ford, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland

John Simpson, Contractor, Widower, aged 49
Usual Res: 45 Bangor Road, Leith
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Alison Clark

Jessie Drummond Kerr, Spinster, 32
Usual Res: 29 Banard Street, Leith
Parents: William John Kerr, Caretaker (dec) & Margaret Swanson

Witnesses: James M Lockhart & Charlotte McG Bell.1,7,8



John recorded the birth of Margaret Swanson Simpson on 26 Jan 1902 45 Bangar Road, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland ,

Margaret Swanson Simpson
At 7am (hard to read)
Parents: John Simpson, ? contractor & Jessie Drummond Kerr
Married: 1901 Aug 23rd, Cranston

John Simpson father was the informant of her birth.1,9,8



John Simpson witnessed the death of Henry Simpson on 26 Aug 1908 Farmfoot, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,
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.1,10



John died on 24 Jul 1912 at Leith, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, at age 60 years, 10 months and 20 days

John Simpson, Carting Contractor
Married to
1) Ann Hall
2) Jessie Drummond Kerr
At 12 Noon, aged 60 years
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Manager (dec) & Alison Clark (dec)

Alison Simpson, Sister, 98 Newhaven Road was the informant of his death.1,11,8



John's cause of death on 24 Jul 1912 was from Cerbral Haemorrhage - 6 days.



John and Ann had 5 children.



John and Jessie had 4 children.

Children of John Simpson and Ann Hall

Children of John Simpson and Jessie Drummond Kerr

FatherHenry Simpson (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)
MotherAlison Clark (21 Apr 1823 - 12 Dec 1910)

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, 1851 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0030 0166. 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 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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Leith North, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 6923/01 0070.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1896 leith South, edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 0505.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Cranston Midlothian 680/00 0005.
  8. [S147] Letter from John Simpson Barton (Perthshire Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email 3 Feb 2012.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1902 leith South, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 0164.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0015.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1912 South Leith Edinburgh City Midlothian , 692/02 0442 aged 60.