Clarice Whitehead

ID# 5041, (c 1905 - 1987)
Clarice Simpson nee Whitehouse
photo courtsey of Alex Lees & Marie Brown
Photograph by Alex

Clarice Whitehead was born c 1905 at Lanarkshire, Scotland .

Clarice Whitehead married William Laird Simpson, son of William Simpson and Mary Laird, on 10 Apr 1929 at United Free Church Manse, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

William Laird Simpson, Underground Fireman (Widower) aged 34
Usual Res: 19 Greenrig Street, Uddingston
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird
Clarice Whitehead, Confectionery Worker (Spinster) aged 24
Usual Res: 13 Blair Street, Shettleston, Glasgow
Parents: Robert Whitehead, Furnaceman & Helen Stavely (dec)

Witnesses: Thomas Simpson, 6 Donaldson Place, Tannochisde & Jenny Simpson, 6 Donaldson Place, Tannochside.1,2

As of 10 Apr 1929,her married name was Simpson.

Clarice was in the photo with Willie Simpson taken.

Clarice and Willie Simpson posed for a photo on 10 Apr 1954
Perhaps their 25th Wedding Anniversary.3

Uncle Willie, Aunt Clarice - Motherwell
photo courtsey of Alex Lees & Marie Brown

Clarice was in the photo with Margaret Stewart Gartshore taken in 1955;
Photo taken at Bill and Kate's Wedding.3

Clarice died in 1987 at Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

SIMPSON Clarice, aged 82, other surnames: Whitehead.4

Clarice and William had 1 child, still living.

Family: Clarice Whitehead and William Laird Simpson


  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, 1929 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0030. 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 photos March 2014.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1987, Motherwell & Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, 570/00 0544.