William Simpson was born on 7 Oct 1844 at Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,
Son of Henry Simpson, Addinston, and Alison Clark, his spouse, born 7th October 1844.1,2
He was the son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark.
William appeared on the 1851 Scottish Census of 30 Mar 1851 in the household of Henry Simpson at Addinstone, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ;
SIMPSON Henry, Head, 30, Farm Lab, Salton, Haddington
SIMPSON Alison, Wife, 17 (sic), Channelkirk, Berwick
SIMPSON William, Son, 6, Lauder Berwick
SIMPSON Less (sic most likely Jess), Dau, 4, Lauder
SIMPSON Henry, Son, 2, Lauder
SIMPSON James, Father, 77, Labourer, Tranent Haddington East Lothian.3
|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, 1844 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0030 0166. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
- [S28] 1851 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 30 March 1851), 1851 Lauder Berwick, 748/ ED 1A Line 16. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Scottish Census.