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Simpson Family of Warwickshire

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K83 Report 23 Jul 2013 12:03

Hello all,

I am looking for the family of my great great grandmothers husband. Her name was Lizzie Adcock and she married Percy David Simpson ( b 1878 ) they lived in sparkhill up until her death in 1912 running a fish shop together. Percy remarried Isabel Heaps (b1888 d1979) in 1915 in Warwickshire and I think they had a son who was also called Percy david Simpson (b 1915 d 1992). Wuld love to find some living relatives of theirs to share their stories and knowledge.
Thanks in advance,


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:14

The 1992 death was probably registered by a will be on the cert

Have you looked in 'search all trees'?


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:16

Marriages Sep 1913 (>99%)
Simpson Percy D Heape Aston 6d 1188

Use freebmd to look for info................starting with the son's marriage(s)


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:18

1911 census

Person: SIMPSON, Percy David Address: 396 Stratford Road Sparkhill Near Birmingham

SIMPSON, Percy David Head Married M 32 1879 Shop Keeper Fish Restraunt Manchester Lancashire VIEW
GORDON, John Charles Stepson Single M 20 1891 Assisting In The Business Stratford on Avon Worwickshire VIEW
GORDON, Hillary Jane Stepdaughter Single F 17 1894 Assisting In The Business Leytonstone Essex


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:23

Marriages Sep 1899 (>99%)
Adcock Lizzie Chelsea 1a 973
Simpson Percy David Chelsea 1a 973


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:26

Births Dec 1913 (>99%)
Simpson Florence Heaps Aston 6d 783

Deaths Sep 1914 (>99%)
Simpson Florence 0 Aston 6d 399

Births Dec 1914 (>99%)
SIMPSON Florence I Heaps Aston 6d 744


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:35

Deaths Jun 1912 (>99%)
Simpson Lizzie 44 Solihull 6d 585


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:40

The best way to make connections is put your tree on the site..............


K83 Report 23 Jul 2013 12:48

Hi Reggie,

Thanks for your help, Its been a long while since Ive done any research, so am very rusty! My tree is up but came to a bit of a dead end. My goal is to now try and find living relatives. Ive messaged a guy in the search all trees and have found info for Percy Jr's death so will send off for that. Thanks again for your time! :-)


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 12:57

The 1911 census is odd, to say the least.

And I can't find Percy in 1901

His daughter.....................I posted her birth earlier

Name: PICKERILL, Florence Isobel
Registration district: Birmingham
County: Warwickshire
Year of registration: 1995
Month of registration: August
Date of Birth:19 September 1914
District no: 0611F
Reg no: F2B
Ent no: 045
DOR: 895

Births of her two sons are on freebmd


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 13:01

Info from ER sent by PM.......check your messages


K83 Report 23 Jul 2013 13:09

Thank you so much!! What did you think was odd on the 1911??


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 13:51

1891 census

Person: SIMPSON, Percy D Address: 27, The Hollies, Commercial Road, Bosden, Hazel Grove

SIMPSON, David Head Married M 42 1849 Living On Means ?
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire VIEW
SIMPSON, Sophia A Wife Married F 44 1847 Living On Means ?
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Louis H Son Single M 19 1872 Photographer
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Herbert J Son M 16 1875 Scholar
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Percy D Son M 12 1879 Scholar
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Frederick C Son M 7 1884 Scholar
Blackpool, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Florence S J Daughter F 5 1886
Blackpool, Lancashire


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 13:53

1901 census

Person: SIMPSON, Lizzie Address: 10, Anderson Street, Chelsea

SIMPSON, Percy David Head Married M 27 1874 Canvasser For Advertising
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
SIMPSON, Lizzie Wife Married F 32 1869
Leamington, Warwickshire VIEW
NEUSDEN, John Charles Step Son M 10 1891
Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 13:59

Births Jun 1891 (>99%)
Newsam John Charles Stratford 6d 667


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 14:01

Births Sep 1893 (>99%)
Newsam Hilary Jane Barnet 3a 269


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 14:03


Marriages Mar 1922 (>99%)
GORDON Hillairy J Whele Wolverhampton 6b 869
Whele John Gordon Wolverhampton 6b 869


Reggie Report 23 Jul 2013 14:04


Name: WHELE, Hilary Jane
Registration district: Seisdon
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1973
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Date of Birth:1893
Volume no: 9B
Page no: 820


K83 Report 23 Jul 2013 14:26

LOL!! Don't worry it's taken us 20 years to crack it!! Lizzie Had two children John Charles and Hilary jane ( my g grandmother). Hilary claimed to have never meet her father and never spoke about her past to any family but told my grandfather her dad was a solicitor called mr Gordon, we had been searching for Hilary jane Gordon for years and only found her on the 1911 census with John and Percy. After getting all the certs we found out that John and Hilarys father was in fact solicitor Frederick Charles Newsam. He dumped Lizzie before they got the chance to marrie and went off with 16 year old Gertrude hayter ( daughter of Colonel Charles George Hayter ). Lizzie married Percy David Simpson in 1899 and he helped bring up H and J in the fish shop. Its still a complete mystery why the they used the name Gordon and where it came from as their real father is listed as Newsam on birth certs!!! I even have a letter that I got from Kew , from Fred to Lizzie when she lived in Chelsea,,,its addressed to lizzie Gordon!!!!!


K83 Report 23 Jul 2013 14:29