James Ray SIMPSON

Male 1846 - 1918  (71 years)


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  • Name James Ray SIMPSON 
    Born 14 Oct 1846  ,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Can't find his birth on Scotland's people .....
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 6y 
    Address:
    163 Main Street Livingston 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Broomfield, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 15y 
    Address:
    Bogside 
    • 1861 SIMPSON JAMES M 15 SPRINGBURN GLASGOW CITY/LANARK 622/02 001/02 045
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Broomfield, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Potter apprentice 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 25y 
    Address:
    8 Elgin Street 
    • 1871.
      Described as widowed in 1871. He was at home with his parents then in 8 Elgin Street. Described as a handler in pottery.
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Handler in pottery 
    Lost Cousins 1881 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Blackfriars, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 35y 
    Address:
    5 Tarbet St 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Lanark, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Earthenware Printer 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 44y 
    Address:
    10 Dundee Buildings 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Glass warehouse assistant 
    Residence 1895  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    216 Bartholomews Buildings 
    Residence 1898  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    216 Bartholomews Buildings 
    Residence 1899  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    216 Bartholomews Buildings 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 54y 
    Address:
    No. 343 Compton Buildings 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Warehouseman 
    Residence Between 1904 and 1912  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    306 Compton Buildings 
    Census 1911  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    306 Compton Buildings 
    Lost Cousins 1911 
    Occupation Potter apprentice on marriage certificate. 
    Residence Between 1913 and 1915  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    307 Compton Buildings 
    • dwelling house (successive)
    Residence 1915  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    5 Baker Street, 307 Compton Buildings 
    • dwelling house (successive)
    Died Between Jan 1918 and Mar 1918  Holborn, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1271  Caroline's Tree
    Last Modified 29 May 2019 

    Father David SIMPSON,   b. 1813, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1873, High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Betsey) MCKIRDY,   b. 27 Mar 1814, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1874, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1843  Greenock East, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Gray WHITEHILL,   b. 31 May 1847, City, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Islington, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1872  Central, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Married at 116 Rottenrow Street after banns - according to the rites of the United Presbyterian Church.

      Witnesses: Isabella Chalmers and ??? Connell.

      N.B. Parents given as John Whitehill lithographic printer journey man decorator. (deceased) and Elizabeth Whitehill M.S. Christie (deceased).

      Her brother John is a printer.

      However!! She is the only one of that name with a birth anwhwere near and also she is in all the census returns with Alex/Catherine and their other children and I cannot find a matching marriage for these parents.
    Children 
     1. Catherine Gray SIMPSON,   b. 6 Sep 1872, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1956, , Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. David SIMPSON,   b. 24 Apr 1874, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alexander SIMPSON,   b. 3 May 1876, Blackfriars, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1954, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Elisabeth Jane SIMPSON,   b. 18 May 1878, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margaret Jane Hyslop SIMPSON,   b. 4 Jan 1880, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. James Ray SIMPSON,   b. 26 Jul 1883, Blackfriars, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1957 and Jun 1957, Islington, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. John Whitehill SIMPSON,   b. 2 Jun 1887, Edinburgh, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Andrew McNair SIMPSON,   b. 1890, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. William Percival SIMPSON,   b. 1 Jul 1893, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella B CHALMERS,   b. 1847,   d. 25 Aug 1868, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1868  Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • JAMES SIMPSON
      Spouse: ISABELLA CHALMERS Family
      Marriage: 10 APR 1868 Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
      M119201 1855 - 1875 6035516 REGISTER

      First marriage details:
      Marriage printout from Scotlands People.
      Witnessess: Alexander Simpson and Henry Chalmers
      Potter apprentice
      Both give address as (same as address of marriage) Millend? Glasgow
      After banns
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From www.mitchelllibray.org (picture downloaded)
      1881 in 5 Tarbet Street, Glasgow. Earthenware printer.
      Default Item
      Record Number C2299
      Caption Tarbet St
      Description Slum housing: close near Rottenrow
      Area Central
      Street Tarbet St
      Number
      Date n.d. ?c.1950
    • SurnameSIMPSON
      ForenameJAMES
      Title
      StatusTenant Occupier
      PlaceHOUSE 173 GALLOWGATE
      ParishGLASGOW
      Year1865
      Reference NumberVR010200133-

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Census 1851 Barony.

    2. [S119] Census 1861 Broomfield Glasgow.

    3. [S132] Census 1871 Glasgow St John.

    4. [S176] Census 1881 Lanark Glasgow.

    5. [S102] Census 1891 Clerkenwell RG12/223.

    6. [S724] Ancestry: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1835-1965.

    7. [S177] Census 1901 Clerkenwell.

    8. [S390] Findmypast.

    9. [S61] Marriage record or certificate: David and Elizabeth Simpson 1843.

    10. [S63] Marriage certificate: James Simpson to Catherine Whitehill.

    11. [S606] Marriage certificate: James Simpson and Isabella Chalmers.