Thomas Shaw Simpson

ID# 3654, (1 Aug 1898 - 9 Jun 1957)
Thomas Shaw Simpson
photo courtsey of Alex Lees & Marie Brown
Photograph by Alex


Thomas Shaw Simpson was born on 1 Aug 1898 at Youngs Land, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

At 10.30 AM
Parents: William Simpson, Industrial Insurance Agent & Mary Simpson MS Laird
Married: 1891 June 24th, Bothwell

W Simpson, Father was present at the birth.1,2,3

He was the son of William Simpson and Mary Laird.

Thomas Shaw Simpson was also known as Tom Simpson.



Thomas appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of William Simpson at Youngs Land, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON, William Head, M, 31, Stone Miner, Worker, Ormiston, Haddington
2 rooms with windows
SIMPSON, Mary, Wife, M, 31, Miner's Wife, Baillieston, Lanarkshire
SIMPSON, George, Son, 8, Scholar, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
SIMPSON, William, Son, 6, Scholar, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
SIMPSON, Charles, Son, 4, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
SIMPSON, Thomas, Son, 2, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
SIMPSON, Alexander, Son, 4 months, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
SHAW, Maggie, visitor, S, 13, Scholar, Bothwell, Lanarkshire
TAYLOR, Thomas, Boarder, S, 16, Coal Miner, Worker, Cadder, Lanarkshire.4



Thomas appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of William Simpson at 17 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
SIMPON William, Head, 40, Mar, Coal Miner/Hewer, Worker,Ormiston Haddington
SIMPON Mary, Wife, 40, Mar, married 19yrs, 10 Children, 10 Living, Old Monkland Lanark
SIMPON George, Son, 18, Single, Coalminer Hewer, Worker, Bothwell Lanark
SIMPON William, Son, 16, Single, Coalminer Hewer, Worker, Bothwell
SIMPON Charles, Son, 14, Coalminer Hewer, Worker, Bothwell
SIMPON Thomas, Son, 12, School, Bothwell
SIMPON Alex, Son, 11, School, Bothwell
SIMPON Robert, Son, 9, School, Bothwell
SIMPON Mary, Dau, 7, School, Bothwell
SIMPON Maggie, Dau, 5, School, Bothwell
SIMPON Ellen, Dau, 3, Bothwell
SIMPON Elizabeth, Dau, 10mths, Bothwell

(The surname is recorded on the census as SIMPON instead of SIMPSON.)5



Thomas Shaw Simpson married Janet Frew on 21 Nov 1924 at 25 Birkenshaw Gardens, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coal Miner (Bachelor) aged 26
Usual Res: 8 Birkenshaw Terrace, Tannochside.
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird
Janet Frew, Domestic Servant (Spinster) aged 22
Usual Res: 25 Birkenshaw Gardens, Tannochside
Parents: James Frew, Coal Miner & Eliza Skelton

Witnesses: Robert Laird Simpson, 8 Birkenshaw Terrace, Tannochside Uddingston & Janet Galt, 268 High Street, Newarthill.1,6



Thomas witnessed the marriage of Janet Skelton Galt and Robert Laird Simpson on 3 Apr 1925 The Manse Newarthill, Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1,7

Thomas Shaw Simpson witnessed the death of Janet Simpson on 14 Nov 1926 Belvidere Hospital, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
Janet Simpson, married to Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coalminer
At 4: 10pm aged 24yrs.
Usual Res: 41 Calder Street,Whifflet
Parents: James Frew, Coalminer & Eliza Skelton

Thomas Simpson, Widower, 41 Calder Street, Whifflet was present at her death.

No editions for Nov 1926 are available of the Glasgow Herald to check for notice.1,8



Thomas witnessed the marriage of Clarice Whitehead and William Laird Simpson on 10 Apr 1929 United Free Church Manse, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1,9

Thomas Shaw Simpson married Eunice Hunter on 19 Dec 1929 at Gartsherrie Parish Church Manse, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coal Miner (Widower) aged 31.
Usual Res: 6 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Uddingston
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird
Eunice Hunter, (Spinster) aged 28. Usual Res: 143 Dundyvan Road , Coatbridge
Parents: John Hunter, Coal Miner (dec) & Eunice Urquahart Finlayson (dec)

Witnesses: Alister Richardson, 84 Westhouse Viewpark, Uddingston & Eunice Paul, 300 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge.1,10



Tom posed for a photo c 1955.
Uncle Tom, Aunt Jenny, Aunt Eunice, Margaret & Sammy
photo courtsey of Alex Lees & Marie Brown


Tom died on 9 Jun 1957 at 54 Clanry Drive, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 58 years, 10 months and 8 days

Thomas Shaw Simpson, Coalminer (machineman), married to
1: Jenny Frew
2: Eunice Hunter
at 3: 15pm aged 58 yrs.
Parents: William Simpson, Coalminer (dec) & Mary Laird (dec)

Samuel Hunter, Step-son, 166h Dundyvan Road, Coatbridge, was the informant

No notice in Glasgow Herald.1,11



Tom's cause of death on 9 Jun 1957 was from Carcinoma of Prostate, Metastases.



Thomas and Jenny had 1 child, living.



Thomas and Eunice had 2 children, 1 living.

Family: Thomas Shaw Simpson and Janet Frew

Child of Thomas Shaw Simpson and Eunice Hunter

FatherWilliam Simpson (17 Aug 1870 - 21 Jan 1953)
MotherMary Laird (6 Sep 1870 - 2 Jan 1940)

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, 1898, Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0317. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S194] Letter or email from Alexander Lees (Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email family chart March 2014.
  4. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell, Lanark, Page 6. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  5. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 013/00 039. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1924 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0098.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1925 Holytown, Lanark, 625/02 0027.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1926 Bridgeton, Glasgow, 644/01 0940.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1929 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0030.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1929, Coatbridge Lanark, 652/02 0237.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1957, Coatbridge Lanark, 652/02 0190.