Robert Simpson was born on 30 Jul 1862 at Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,
Parents: Henry Simpson, Farm Steward & Alison Clark
Henry Simpson, father, was the informant.1,2
He was the son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark.
Robert 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.3
Robert witnessed the marriage of Ann Hall and John Simpson on 22 Jun 1883 14 Wester Close, Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland .1,4
|Father||Henry Simpson (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)|
|Mother||Alison Clark (21 Apr 1823 - 12 Dec 1910)|
- [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, 1862 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0031. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [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.
- [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1883 Leith North, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 6923/01 0070.