John SIMPSON, details
Others present at time of census:-
Jane SIMPSON, Wife, age 34, B.Gnosall
John SIMPSON, Son, Scholar, age 11, B.Gnosall
Emma SIMPSON, Daughter, Scholar, age 7, B.Gnosall
Frank SIMPSON, Son, Scholar, afe 5, B.Gnosall
Albert Simpson was born 3rd Novmeber 1887 (my mother’s father – my grandfather). Birth certificate states that his mother was ‘formerly Scott’ (she was ‘previously married’ to an Anslow ?(Ephraim or Abraham ?), and had children by that person.
Marriage certificate for John Simpson and Jane Scott is dated March 28th. 1867 (when they would both have been 20/21)
Described as both being of ‘full age’, John as a labourer, living in Bromstead, and Jane as a ‘spinster’, servant, living in Great Chatwell. Brides father: John Scott, Labourer.