William Simpson

ID# 4302, (c 1812 - 25 Nov 1888)


William Simpson was born c 1812 at Salton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland .
He was the son of James Simpson and Janet Houden.

William Simpson married Marion King, daughter of John King and Janet Wilson, on 3 May 1834 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

19th April 1834.
William Simpson, labourer, Parish of Salton, and Marion King, Widow of the late Geo. Davidson in this Parish, gave up their Marriage Banns and were proclaimed before this congregation in order to Marriage.
Were Married 3rd May 1834.1,2,3



William appeared on the 1841 Scottish Census of 6 Jun 1841, at Fountain Hall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Marion, James, Christian, John, Janet, Ann and Margaret ;
SIMPSON William, 25, Coal Miner, Yes
SIMPSON Marion, 35, Yes
SIMPSON James, 6, Yes
SIMPSON Christian, 4, Yes
SIMPSON John, 2, Yes
SIMPSON Janet, 15, Yes
SIMPSON Ann, 10, Yes
SIMPSON Margaret, 10, Yes.4



William appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 at House of Muir, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Marion, James, Christian, John, Marion and George ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 39, Coal Manager, Salton, Haddington
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 47, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SIMPSON James, Son, U, 16, Coal Miner, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Christian, Dau, U, 14, Pencaitland
SIMPSON John, Son, 11, Pencaitland
SIMPSON Marion, Daur, 6, Pencaitland
OLIVER George S., Grandchild, 2, Pencaitland.5



William appeared on the 1861 Scottish Census of 7 Apr 1861 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, East Lothian, also listed in the household was Marion, John, George and Charles ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 49, Clerk of Colliery, Salton, Haddington, 2 rooms with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 57, Gladsmuir
SIMPSON John, Son, 21, Coal Miner, Pencaitland
SIMPSON George, Wifes Grandson, 12, Pencaitland
MARTIN Charles, Wifes Grandson, 5, City of Edin, Parish Not Known.6



William appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 at Murray Dell, Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Marion, Charles and Janet ;
SIMPSON William, Head, Mar, 60, Roadman, Salton, Haddington, 1 room with windows
SIMPSON Marion, Wife, Mar, 68, Gladsmuir
MARTIN Charles, Grandson, 15, Farm Servant, Pencaitland
CAIRD Janet, Grand Daur, 6, Pencaitland.7



William Simpson witnessed the death of Marion Simpson on 25 Jan 1876 Murrays, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,
Marion Simpson
Married to William Simpson (Surfaceman)
At 11:30am aged 74 years
Parents: John King, Coal Miner (dec) & Janet Wilson (dec)

William Simpson (Widower) was present at her death.1,8



William appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at New Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland ;
SIMPSON William
Patient, Male, 69, Salton, Haddington.9



William died on 25 Nov 1888 at Hoddinglaw, Ratho, Midlothian, Scotland ,

William Simpson, Road labourer, Widower of ---------
At 7am aged 77yrs.
Parents: James Simpson, labourer (dec) & Janet Howden (dec)

James Hope, Grandson in Law, was present at his death.1,10



William's cause of death on 25 Nov 1888 was from Chronic Bronchitis 3 years
Congestion of lung 2 days.



William and Marion had 5 children.

Children of William Simpson and Marion King

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

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 3/5/1834 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0203. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), M117165.
  4. [S82] 1841 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 6 June 1841), 1841 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 004/00 007. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Scottish Census.
  5. [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 002/00 010. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.
  6. [S79] 1861 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 7 April 1861), 1861 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/00 003/00 002 & 003. Hereinafter cited as 1861 Scottish Census.
  7. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Cranston, Edinburgh, Midlothian, 680/00 003/00 008. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1876, Ormiston, Haddington, East Lothian. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  9. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881, Lauriston, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian, 685/4 line 12. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Ratho, Midlothian, 698/A0 0029.