Alison Clark Simpson

ID# 6094, (1885 - )
Birth1885Alison Clark Simpson was born in 1885 at Leith South, Edinburgh, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of John Simpson and Ann Hall
FatherJohn Simpson (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)
MotherAnn Hall (23 Jun 1859 - 2 Sep 1896)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1885 leith South, Edinburgh City, Midlothian, 692/02 1307. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Ann Davidson Simpson

ID# 5167, (4 Feb 1867 - b 1871)
Birth4 Feb 1867Ann Davidson Simpson was born on 4 Feb 1867 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of John Simpson and Isabella Whitson
Deathb 1871Ann died b 1871 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Does not appear on the 1871 or any other census, most likely died young.

 
FatherJohn Simpson (20 Jan 1840 - 28 Feb 1907)
MotherIsabella Whitson (c 1840 - 1903)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C117161.

Ann Flucker Simpson

ID# 6092, (1884 - )
Birth1884Ann Flucker Simpson was born in 1884 at Leith North, Edinburgh, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of John Simpson and Ann Hall
FatherJohn Simpson (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)
MotherAnn Hall (23 Jun 1859 - 2 Sep 1896)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1884 Leith North, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/01 0214. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Barbara Simpson

ID# 5189, (9 Jun 1843 - )
Birth9 Jun 1843Barbara Simpson was born on 9 Jun 1843 at St Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of Robert Simpson and Mary Simpson
FatherRobert Simpson (4 Apr 1799 - 27 Feb 1877)
MotherMary Simpson (c 1802 - 12 Dec 1873)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C119889.

Betty Simpson

ID# 7097, (29 May 1930 - Jul 1938)
Birth29 May 1930Betty Simpson was born on 29 May 1930 at Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

unable to locate or id correct birth. Name could be Elizabeth.1

 
She was the daughter of Alexander Gardner Laird Simpson and Betsy Simpson Stevenson
DeathJul 1938Betty died in Jul 1938 at Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 8 years and 1 month

unable to locate or id correct death.1

 
FatherAlexander Gardner Laird Simpson (6 Dec 1900 - 6 Dec 1966)
MotherBetsy Simpson Stevenson (25 Mar 1902 - 20 Jan 1985)

Citations

  1. [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.

Charles Laird Simpson

ID# 2514, (30 Jun 1896 - 2 Dec 1952)
Birth30 Jun 1896Charles Laird Simpson was born on 30 Jun 1896 at 57 Single Row, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

At 2.15 AM
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Simpson MS Laird
Married: 1890 June 24th Bothwell

William Simpson, father was present at the birth.1,2

 
He was the son of William Simpson and Mary Laird
(Groom) Marriage10 Sep 1927Charles Laird Simpson married Mary Lindsay on 10 Sep 1927 at 21 Hope Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Charles Laird Simpson, Newsagent (Bachelor) aged 31
Usual Res: 186 Barfillan Drive, Glasgow
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Gardner Laird
Mary Lindsay, Bookkeeper (Spinster) aged 26
Usual Res: 16 Logan Street, Glasgow
Parents: William Lindsay, Railway Enginedriver & Mary Wilson.

By Declaration in presence of Helen Simpson, Thorniewood, Uddingston & William Lindsay, Aitken, 15 Elmfoot Street, Glasgow

No notice in Glasgow Herald.1,3

 
Death2 Dec 1952Charles died on 2 Dec 1952 at 301 Ryehill Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 56 years, 5 months and 2 days

Charles Laird Simpson, Insurance Agent (married to Mary Lindsay)
at 10:15am, aged 56yrs.
Usual Res: 30 Ibvox Terrace, Glasgow.
Parents: William Simpson, Coalminer & Mary Laird (dec)

Ronald L Simpson, Son, 30 Ibvox Terrace, Glasgow was the informant.1,4

 
Cremation5 Dec 1952Charles was cremated on 5 Dec 1952 at Woodside Crematorium, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland .
 
Number of Children
Charles and Mary had 1 child - Still Living.

 

Family: Charles Laird Simpson and Mary Lindsay

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, 1896, Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0258. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1927 Blythswood, Glasgow City, Lanark, 644/10 1729.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1952 Provan, Glasgow City, Lanark, 644/04 1091.

Charles Laird Simpson

ID# 5058, (1922 - May 1992)
Birth1922Charles Laird Simpson was born in 1922 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
 
He was the son of George Simpson and Elizabeth Crooks Thomson
DeathMay 1992Charles died in May 1992 at Bury, Lancashire, England, at age 70 years

Charles Laird Simpson, DOB 4 June 1922

This is very good possible as Charles was born in 1922 in Bothwell.2

 
Research NoteResearch Note:
No marriage in Scotland located for a Charles Laird Simpson from 1938
No death in Scotland located for a Charles Laird Simpson from 1922 apart from the C L Simpson who died in 1952.

 
FatherGeorge Simpson (16 May 1892 - 2 Dec 1934)
MotherElizabeth Crooks Thomson (1 Mar 1894 - 6 Feb 1967)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1922, Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0295. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1992 May, Bury Lancashire, Vol 38 Page No 402 Reg No 592 - DOB 4 June 1922.

Christian Simpson

ID# 4317, (28 May 1837 - 24 Apr 1921)
Birth28 May 1837Christian Simpson was born on 28 May 1837 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

SIMPSON Christian
Daughter of William Simpson Labourer, Fountainhall, and of Marion King his Wife was born on the 28th May and baptized on the 8th June 1837.

Witnesses: John Gray and Thomas McNeill.1,2

 
She was the daughter of William Simpson and Marion King
(Bride) Marriage1 Jan 1858Christian Simpson married William Skirving on 1 Jan 1858 at Fountainhall, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Marriage (after Banns) was Solemised between us according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland

William Skirving
Aged 23, Bachelor, Labourer
Res: Gardenershall
Parents: William Skirving, Smith (dec) & Elizabeth Skirving MS Lawson (dec)

Christina Simpson
Aged 20, Spinster
Res: Fountainhall
Parents: William Simpson, Llabouer & Marion Simpson MS King

Witnesses: James Skirving & Richard Stoddart

RCE:
The entries numbered 1-8 in the Register of Marriage for the year 1858 were made irregularly by the person who was not authorised to discharge the duties of register. This has been addressed and the entries were considered legal.1,3

 
Death24 Apr 1921Christian died on 24 Apr 1921 at Berryhill, Grantshouse, Berwickshire, Scotland , at age 83 years, 10 months and 27 days

Christina Skirving
(Widow of William Skirving, Gardener)
At 9:00PM aged 83yrs
Parents: William Simpson, Roadman (dec) & Marion Simpson previouly Davidson MS King (dec)

Robert Brown, Son in Law, was present at her death.1,4

 
Number of Children
Christian and William had 7 Known children.

 

Children of Christian Simpson and William Skirving

Children 1.William Skirving (2 Nov 1859 - 1859)
 2.William Skirving (14 Dec 1862 - )
 3.Marion King Skirving (20 Sep 1864 - )
 4.Elizabeth Lawson Skirving (10 Apr 1866 - 1866)
 5.Mary Anne Davidson Skirving (15 Apr 1870 - 1870)
 6.Peter Skirving (8 Nov 1871 - 1871)
 7.Elizabeth Lawson Skirving (20 Jul 1874 - )
FatherWilliam Simpson (c 1812 - 25 Nov 1888)
MotherMarion King (13 Oct 1802 - 25 Jan 1876)

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), 1837 Pencaitland East Lothian, 716/0030 0105. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1858 Pencaitland Haddington, East Lothian, 716/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1921 Grantshouse Berwick, 732/02 0002.

Christina Simpson

ID# 5162, (13 Jan 1872 - )
Birth13 Jan 1872Christina Simpson was born on 13 Jan 1872 at Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of John Simpson and Isabella Whitson
FatherJohn Simpson (20 Jan 1840 - 28 Feb 1907)
MotherIsabella Whitson (c 1840 - 1903)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116911.

Clarice Whitehead Simpson

ID# 7111, (Jun 1930 - 28 Jan 2014)
BirthJun 1930Clarice Whitehead Simpson was born in Jun 1930 at Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

There are two registratuibs for a Clarice Whitehead Simpson, one in Bothwell and one in Bellshill. Are they the same person or two?1,2

 
She was the daughter of Robert Laird Simpson and Janet Skelton Galt
Death28 Jan 2014Clarice died on 28 Jan 2014 at Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, at age 83 years and 7 months.2
 
Number of Children
Clarice and William had 2 children, living.

 
FatherRobert Laird Simpson (9 Dec 1901 - 2 Sep 1959)
MotherJanet Skelton Galt (c 1901 - 21 Jul 1943)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1930 Bellshill Lanark, 625/03 0624. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [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.

David Simpson

ID# 5164, (1877 - )
Birth1877David Simpson was born in 1877 at Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland .
 
He was the son of John Simpson and Isabella Whitson
FatherJohn Simpson (20 Jan 1840 - 28 Feb 1907)
MotherIsabella Whitson (c 1840 - 1903)

David Simpson

ID# 5196, (c 1750 - )
Birthc 1750David Simpson was born c 1750 at East Lothian, Scotland .
 
(Groom) Marriagec 1770David Simpson married Catherine Sorrell c 1770 at East Lothian, Scotland .
 
Number of Children
David and Catherine had 1 known child, most likely more.

 

Child of David Simpson and Catherine Sorrell

Child 1.James Simpson+ (c 1775 - 26 Jun 1860)

David Alexander Simpson

ID# 7089, (12 Sep 1964 - 24 Feb 1967)
Birth12 Sep 1964David Alexander Simpson was born on 12 Sep 1964 at Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
 
Death24 Feb 1967David died on 24 Feb 1967 at Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 2 years, 5 months and 12 days.1
 

Citations

  1. [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.

Elisabeth Simpson

ID# 5150, (5 Sep 1861 - 9 Feb 1863)
Birth5 Sep 1861Elisabeth Simpson was born on 5 Sep 1861 at Cranston, Midlothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of James Simpson and Agnes Raeburn
Death9 Feb 1863Elisabeth died on 9 Feb 1863 at Peastonbank, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland , at age 1 year, 5 months and 4 days

Elizabeth Simpson
At 2.45 PM, aged 1 ½ years, single
Parents: James Simpson (Ploughman) & Agnes Simpson MS Raeburn

Agnes Simpson, Mother was present when she passed away.2,3

 
FatherJames Simpson (3 Dec 1834 - 8 Apr 1878)
MotherAgnes Raeburn (c 1840 - 13 Mar 1908)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/MBZK-VFM : accessed 14 Jun 2014), Elisabeth Simpson, 05 Sep 1861; citing CRANSTON,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6035516.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1863 Ormiston Haddington East Lothian, 715/00 0002. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Elizabeth Simpson

ID# 5143, (14 Jun 1870 - )
Birth14 Jun 1870Elizabeth Simpson was born on 14 Jun 1870 at Corstorphine, Midlothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of James Simpson and Agnes Raeburn
FatherJames Simpson (3 Dec 1834 - 8 Apr 1878)
MotherAgnes Raeburn (c 1840 - 13 Mar 1908)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/MBF2-H2L : accessed 14 Jun 2014), Elizabeth Simpson, 14 Jun 1870; citing CORSTORPHINE,MIDLOTHIAN,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6035516.

Elizabeth Crooks Simpson

ID# 5049, (1928 - b 1931)
Birth1928Elizabeth Crooks Simpson was born in 1928 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of George Simpson and Elizabeth Crooks Thomson
Deathb 1931Elizabeth died b 1931 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Have assumed died before 1931 as another child called Elizabeth Crooks Simpson born in 1931.
Cannot locate any death details of this Elizabeth anywhere, nor a marriage.
May be from a different family - just do not know at this stage.

 
FatherGeorge Simpson (16 May 1892 - 2 Dec 1934)
MotherElizabeth Crooks Thomson (1 Mar 1894 - 6 Feb 1967)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1928, Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0464. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Elizabeth Crooks Simpson

ID# 5050, (1931 - 1999)
Birth1931Elizabeth Crooks Simpson was born in 1931 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of George Simpson and Elizabeth Crooks Thomson
Death1999Elizabeth died in 1999 at Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland , at age 68 years

aged 67
Mother's Surname: Thompson
Other Surnames: Simpson.2

 
FatherGeorge Simpson (16 May 1892 - 2 Dec 1934)
MotherElizabeth Crooks Thomson (1 Mar 1894 - 6 Feb 1967)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1931, Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0327. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1999 Whitburn West Lothian, 711/00 0119 aged 67.

Elizabeth Laird Wood Simpson

ID# 5035, (9 May 1910 - 31 Dec 1950)
Birth9 May 1910Elizabeth Laird Wood Simpson was born on 9 May 1910 at Paterson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

at 5.20am
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird
Married 24th June 1891 Uddingston.

William Simpson, Father was present at her birth.1,2

 
She was the daughter of William Simpson and Mary Laird
(Bride) Marriage23 Dec 1932Elizabeth Laird Wood Simpson married Frank Slaven on 23 Dec 1932 at 297 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns, According to the Forms of the Church of Scotland.

Frank Slaven, Slater (Journeyman) Bachelor, aged 25.
Usual Res: 2 Tron Place, Largs,Ayr
Parents: Frank Slaven, Baker (Journeyman) & Agnes Miller McLeod

Elizabeth Laird Wood Simpson, Domestic Servant, (Spinster), aged 22.
Usual Res: 297 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside.
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner (Brusher ) & Mary Laird

Witnesses: Hugh Montgomery McLeod Slaven, 2 Tron Place, Largs & Bridget Turner, Elderslie Hydro, Largs.1,3

 
Death31 Dec 1950Elizabeth died on 31 Dec 1950 at 19 Holehouse Road, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland , at age 40 years, 7 months and 22 days

Elizabeth Laird SLAVEN married to Frank Slaven, Slater (Journeyman)
At 9pm aged 40yrs.
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner (dec - crossed out, error) & Mary Laird (dec)

Frank Slaven, Widower was present at her death.1,4

 
Number of Children
Elizabeth and Frank had 2 children, 1 still living.

 

Child of Elizabeth Laird Wood Simpson and Frank Slaven

Child 1.Frank Slaven+ (1936 - 1995)
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, 1910 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0314. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1932 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0109.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1951 Largs, Ayr, 602/01 0002.

Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson

ID# 5036, (27 Sep 1908 - 24 Apr 2001)
Birth27 Sep 1908Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson was born on 27 Sep 1908 at Paterson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson
at 9:45am
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird. Married 24th June 1902 Uddingston

William Simpson father was present at her birth.1,2

 
She was the daughter of William Simpson and Mary Laird
(Bride) Marriage18 Dec 1936Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson married Robert Masson Lees on 18 Dec 1936 at 14 Holmbrae Road, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

Robert Masson Lees, Male Nurse (Bachelor) aged 33.
Usual Res: Mental Hospital, Hartwood
Parents: Alexander Lees, White Fisherman, & Jessie Lees MS Masson.
Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson, Hospital Nurse, (Spinster), aged 28
Usual Res: 297 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside.
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner (Hewer) & Mary Simpson MS Laird

Witnesses: Alexander Lees, 1 Old Pier, Stonehaven & Isabella Adair, 25 Stenton Row, Wishart.

No notice in the Glasgow Herald.1,3

 
Death24 Apr 2001Ellen died on 24 Apr 2001 at Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 92 years, 6 months and 28 days

LEES, Ellen Gardner L
Aged 92
Other surnames: Simpson.4,5

 
BurialApr 2001Ellen was buried in Apr 2001 at Bothwell Park Cemetery, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

In Loving Memory of
Robert Masson Lees,
Beloved Husband of
Ellen Simpson,
Died 14th February 1953,
Aged 49 Years.
Also the Above
Ellen
Died 24th April 2001
Aged 92 Years.6


 
Number of Children
Ellen and Robert had 2 children, living.

 

Family: Ellen Gardner Laird Kyle Simpson and Robert Masson Lees

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, 1908 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0548. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1936, Bothwell Lanark, 625/01/ 0118.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 2001 Motherwell and Wishaw, North Lanarkshire 570/00 0306.
  5. [S194] Letter or email from Alexander Lees (Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email and pdf chart March 2014.
  6. [S43] Cemetery Records , Photograph taken July 2017 by Izzy Cuthbert for the Find A Grave project and sent to me personally.. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.

George Simpson

ID# 3651, (c 1848 - 21 Nov 1871)
Birthc 1848George Simpson was born c 1848 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland ,

George states on his marriage certificate that his parents are:
William Simpson (Agricultural Labourer) and Marion Simpson MS King (not deceased) (his Grandparents)
but on his death certificate it is recorded that he was illegitimate and Mother was Ann Davidson (Domestic Servant) (not deceased)
record of baptism not located at this stage.

 
He was the son of James Oliver and Ann Davidson
(Groom) Marriage3 Jun 1870George Simpson married Margaret Stewart, daughter of Walker Stewart and Helen Mack, on 3 Jun 1870 at West Byres, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

George Simpson (Miner) Single, aged 22
Usual Res: Preston Hall Toll, Parish of Cranston
Parents: William Simpson, Agricultural Labourer & Marion Simpson MS King

Margaret Stewart her X mark, Maid Servant, (WT Williamson & William Simpson, Witnesses) aged 20
Usual Res: West Byres, Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Walker Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mark (dec)

Witnesses: Robert Johnston and Catherine Rankine.1,2,3

 
Death21 Nov 1871George died on 21 Nov 1871 at House of Muir, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

SIMPSON George (Coal Miner) married to Margaret Stewart
(Illegitimate)
Died at 5am aged 23 years.

Parents: Ann Davidson (Domestic Servant) is recorded as his mother

George Ross (sic) Neighbour, House of Muir was the informant.1,4

 
Number of Children
George and Margaret had 1 child.

 

Child of George Simpson and Margaret Stewart

Child 1.William Simpson+ (17 Aug 1870 - 21 Jan 1953)
FatherJames Oliver (22 May 1827 - )
MotherAnn Davidson (23 Oct 1827 - 20 Apr 1884)
Adoptive fatherWilliam Simpson (c 1812 - 25 Nov 1888)
Adoptive motherMarion King (13 Oct 1802 - 25 Jan 1876)

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, 1870 Ormiston Haddington East Lothian 715/00 0004. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), March 2002, M117151.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 0019.

George Simpson

ID# 3653, (16 May 1892 - 2 Dec 1934)
Birth16 May 1892George Simpson was born on 16 May 1892 at 26 Dunlops Row, Thorniewood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

George Simpson
At 7 AM
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Simpson MS Laird
Married: 1891 June 24th, Bothwell

William Simpson, father was present at the birth.1,2

 
He was the son of William Simpson and Mary Laird
(Groom) Marriage26 Jun 1914George Simpson married Elizabeth Crooks Thomson on 26 Jun 1914 at Part United Free Manse, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

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

George Simpson, Coal Miner (Bachelor) aged 22
Usual Res: Youngs Land, Thornwood
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Gardner Laird
Elizabeth Crooks Thompson, laundress (Spinster) aged 20
Usual Res: 21 Hozier Street, Tannochside
Parents: Mary Crooks Thompson, Domestic Servant, afterwards married to James Paterson, Coal Miner

Witnesses: Charles Simpson & Jeanie Thomson.1,3

 
Death2 Dec 1934George died on 2 Dec 1934 at Polkemmet Colliery, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland , at age 42 years, 6 months and 16 days

George Simpson, Coal Miner, Married to Elizabeth Elaine Thomson
At 6pm aged 42 yrs.
Usual Res: 26 Murrays Gate Crescent, Whitburn
Parents: William Simpson, Coal Miner & Mary Laird.

W L Simpson, Brother, 21 Greenrig Street, Uddingston was the informant.

No notice in Glasgow Herald.1,4

 
Burial5 Dec 1934George was buried on 5 Dec 1934 at Whitburn Cemetery, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland ,


George Simpson, from Murraysgate Crescent, Whitburn, aged 42.
Charges Paid: £4 1s.5

 
Number of Children
George and Elizabeth had 13 children.

 

Children of George Simpson and Elizabeth Crooks Thomson

Children 1.William Simpson (6 Oct 1914 - 1984)
 2.James Paterson Simpson (1916 - 1982)
 3.Mary Laird Thompson Simpson+ (1917 - 1970)
 4.George Simpson (1918 - 7 Jun 1966)
 5.John Paterson Simpson (1920 - 1992)
 6.Charles Laird Simpson (1922 - May 1992)
 7.Thomas Paterson Simpson (23 Feb 1924 - 19 Mar 1924)
 8.Alexander Laird Simpson (1925 - 1998)
 9.Robert Laird Simpson (1927 - 1991)
 10.Elizabeth Crooks Simpson (1928 - b 1931)
 11.Peter Laird Simpson (Feb 1930 - 28 Mar 1931)
 12.Elizabeth Crooks Simpson (1931 - 1999)
 13.Margaret Stewart Simpson (18 Jan 1933 - 8 Feb 1933)
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, 1892, Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0337. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1914 Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0075.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1934 Whitburn, West Lothian, 673/01 0032.
  5. [S43] Cemetery Records , West Lothian Family History Society Burial Records CD Whitburn Cemetery 1862 - 1975 - Section R Lair 34 Dept 0. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.

George Simpson

ID# 5051, (1918 - 7 Jun 1966)
Birth1918George Simpson was born in 1918 at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland .1
 
He was the son of George Simpson and Elizabeth Crooks Thomson
Death7 Jun 1966George died on 7 Jun 1966 at 60 Laburum Road, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland , at age 48 years

aged 47.2

 
Burial9 Jun 1966George was buried on 9 Jun 1966 at Whitburn Cemetery, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland ,


Good possible for George Simpson ??3

 
Research NoteResearch Note:
Possible marriage in Whitburn, West Lothian
1947 George Simpson to Jessie Arlow or Nimmo, 673/01 0007.

 
FatherGeorge Simpson (16 May 1892 - 2 Dec 1934)
MotherElizabeth Crooks Thomson (1 Mar 1894 - 6 Feb 1967)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1918, Bothwell, Lanark, 625/01 0302. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1966 Whitburn West Lothian, 673/01 0040 aged 47.
  3. [S43] Cemetery Records , West Lothian Family History Scoeity Burial CD Whitburn 1862 - 1975: Section S Lair 216 Depth 0. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.

George Simpson

ID# 5194, (c 1780 - )
Birthc 1780George Simpson was born c 1780 at Midlothian, Scotland .
 
(Groom) Marriagec 1800George Simpson married Mary Mitchell c 1800 at Midlothian, Scotland .
 
Number of Children
George and Mary had 1 known child, most likely more.

 

Child of George Simpson and Mary Mitchell

Child 1.Mary Simpson+ (c 1802 - 12 Dec 1873)

Helen Simpson

ID# 5134, (1900 - )
Birth1900Helen Simpson was born in 1900 at Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of Charles Martin Davidson/Simpson and Marion Black
FatherCharles Martin Davidson/Simpson (3 Apr 1856 - 2 Sep 1937)
MotherMarion Black (27 Sep 1859 - 19 Dec 1937)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1900 Dunfermline Fife, 424/00 0101. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Helen Simpson

ID# 5158, (8 Aug 1862 - )
Birth8 Aug 1862Helen Simpson was born on 8 Aug 1862 at Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland .1
 
She was the daughter of John Simpson and Isabella Whitson
FatherJohn Simpson (20 Jan 1840 - 28 Feb 1907)
MotherIsabella Whitson (c 1840 - 1903)

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C117161.

Henry Simpson

ID# 5192, (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)
Birthc 1817Henry Simpson was born c 1817 at Saltoun, Haddingtonshire, Scotland .
 
He was the son of James Simpson and Janet Houden
(Groom) Marriage23 Nov 1843Henry Simpson married Alison Clark, daughter of William Clark and Isabella Robertson, on 23 Nov 1843 at Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

dates supplied via a message board dated 1998, gncollins
not yet verified.

 
Death26 Aug 1908Henry died on 26 Aug 1908 at Farmfoot, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

Henry Simpson,
Farm Steward (Retired), married to Alison Clark
At 1PM aged 91yrs
Parents: James Simpson, Quarryman (dec) & Janet Simpson MS Howden (dec)

John Simpson, Son, 45 Bongor Road Leith, was the informant.1,2

 
Number of Children
Henry and Alison had 7 known children.

 

Children of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark

Children 1.William Simpson (7 Oct 1844 - )
 2.Jessie Simpson (14 Dec 1846 - )
 3.Henry Simpson (28 Dec 1848 - )
 4.John Simpson+ (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)
 5.Isabella Simpson (26 Aug 1853 - )
 6.Alison Simpson (21 Jul 1855 - )
 7.Robert Simpson (30 Jul 1862 - )
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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0015. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Henry Simpson

ID# 5201, (28 Dec 1848 - )
Birth28 Dec 1848Henry Simpson was born on 28 Dec 1848 at Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

SIMPSON Henry
Son of Henry Simpson, Addinston and Alison Clark his spouse, born 28th December 1848.1,2

 
He was the son of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark
FatherHenry Simpson (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)
MotherAlison Clark (21 Apr 1823 - 12 Dec 1910)

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, 1848 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0030 0166. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Henry Simpson

ID# 6099, (1908 - c 2000)
Birth1908Henry Simpson was born in 1908 at Leith South, Edinburgh, Scotland .1,2
 
He was the son of John Simpson and Jessie Drummond Kerr
Deathc 2000Henry died c 2000 at Scotland

unable to work out at this stage.2

 
FatherJohn Simpson (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)
MotherJessie Drummond Kerr (c 1869 - 18 Dec 1953)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1908 Leith South, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 0180. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S147] Letter from John Simpson Barton (Perthshire Scotland) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email 3 Feb 2012.

Henry William Simpson

ID# 6095, (1894 - )
Birth1894Henry William Simpson was born in 1894 at Leith South, Edinburgh, Scotland .1
 
He was the son of John Simpson and Ann Hall
FatherJohn Simpson (4 Sep 1851 - 24 Jul 1912)
MotherAnn Hall (23 Jun 1859 - 2 Sep 1896)

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Leith South, Edinburgh City Midlothian, 692/02 1032. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.

Isabella Simpson

ID# 5203, (26 Aug 1853 - )
Birth26 Aug 1853Isabella Simpson was born on 26 Aug 1853 at Addinston, Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland ,

SIMSON Isabella
Daughter of Henry Simpson,Addinston and Alison Clark his spouse, born 26 August 1853.1,2

 
She was the daughter of Henry Simpson and Alison Clark
FatherHenry Simpson (c 1817 - 26 Aug 1908)
MotherAlison Clark (21 Apr 1823 - 12 Dec 1910)

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, 1853 Lauder Berwick, 748/00 0030 0167. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.