Details of the Simpson family living in the Grewelthorpe area according to the census returns.
Mack sent the following comments in November 2011.
I am doing some research on the Simpson Family in Harrogate. David Simpson Atkinson was the son of Sarah Atkinson, nee Simpson, who in turn was the daughter of David Simpson, thrice Mayor of Harrogate. David Simpson was a builder who developed the Duchy Estate in Harrogate and Laid the foundation stone of the Royal Hall. Her grandfather was James Simpson, again a local builder, Improvement Commissioner, and twice Mayor after Incorporation in 1881. Both were prominent and well respected aldermen and freemasons.
ADA S. SIMPSON. Born C.1877 Felixkirk. Dau of John & Ann.
ELIZABETH ANN SIMPSON. Born C. 1895 Grewelthorpe. Dau of John & Annie Elizabeth.
FRED SIMPSON. Born C. 1880 Sutton. Son of John & Ann.
HARRY SIMPSON. Born C.1883 Sutton. Son of John & Ann.
JOHN SIMPSON. Born C 1832 Masham. Living Shipton 1891 married to Ann [b1821] of Overton.
JOHN SIMPSON. Born C.1835 Thirlby. Farmed at Oak Stile Grewelthorpe in 1891. married Ann [bC1839] Dalton.
JOHN SIMPSON. Born C. 1870 Sutton under whitestone cliff. Married Annie Elizabeth of Harome. Lived Camp Cottage Grewelthorpe in 1901.
JOHN WILLIAM SIMPSON. Born C.1899 Grewelthorpe. Son of John & Annie Elizabeth.
JOSEPH E. SIMPSON. Born C. 1867. Son of John & Ann.
MARY HANNAH SIMPSON. Born C.1882 Sutton. Son of John & Ann.
MARY ESTHER SIMPSON. Born C.1896 Grewelthorpe. Dau of John & Annie Elizabeth.
RICHARD SIMPSON. Born C 1871. Died 6.11.1941 Ripon workhouse. Heart failure. Address given Mowbray View Grewelthorpe. Buried in Ripon.
RICHARD SIMPSON. Born C. 1873 Sutton. Servant at Bramley in 1891.
ROBERT SIMPSON. Born C.1836 Masham. Living Hurworth 1891 a Gardener. Married to Sara Ann [b1838] of Barwick in Elmet.
Had 3 children Louisa  Florence  & William .
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