Harold Edward Simpson

Male 15 Dec 1888? - 1949


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  • Name Harold Edward Simpson 
    Born 15 Dec 1888?  Forest Gate Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1911 
    13 Horace Road, Forest Gate, London.
    Minnia Simpson, Head, 43, Widow, born in Guildford, Surrey.
    Harold Simpson, Son, 23, Single, Builder's Assistant, born in Forest Gate.
    Ivy Simpson, Daughter, 21, Single, born in Forest Gate.
    William Simpson, Son, 18, Clerk to LCC (Tramways), born in Forest Gate.
    David Simpson, Son, 16, Single, Printer's Assistant, born in Forest Gate  
    Marriage Jul - Sep 1922  District of Romford Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married Florence Susannah Taylor ('Florrie'), a court milliner. No children. 
    1939 Register 29 Sep 1939  24 Aldersbrook Road, Wanstead and Woodford M.B., Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simpson Harold E, M, 15/12 1874, M, Builder
    Simpson Florence S, F, 11/1 1891, M, Houseduties unpaid 
    Career Educated at Bancrofts School, Woodford Green (paid for by the 'maiden aunts'). 1911: Builder's assistant. Later lived in a big house in Wanstead overlooking Wanstead Flats, and was quite wealthy. Had a business as a signwriter and dabbled in property. Always drove 'nice, smart cars' according to Betty Harries. 
    Died 11 Aug 1949  [3
    • Peter Harries remembers meeting his wife Florrie at the wedding of Alan Simpson and Teresa Lilley in 1959.
    Probate 9 Dec 1950  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SIMPSON Harold Edward of 24 Aldersbrook-road Wanstead Essex died 11 August 1949 Probate London 9 December to Florence Susannah Simpson widow. Effects 56744 0s 3d. 
    Census 1901 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Woodford College, George Lane
    Harold E Simpson, Boarder, Single, Age 14, born in Forest Gate. 
    Person ID I11856  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2017 

    Father William David Simpson,   b. 22 Oct 1846, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1896, West Ham, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Minnie later Minnia Rodwell,   b. 13 Aug 1855, Guildford, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1948, Registration District 'Essex South Western' Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1887  West Ham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date from family notes
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet

    Family Florence Susannah Taylor,   b. 11 Jan 1891, Mile End Old Town, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb - Mar 1973, Redbridge district, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F219  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Information kindly supplied by John Gerard Simpson (Reliability: 3).
      1911 census

    2. [S5] Information kindly supplied by John Gerard Simpson (Reliability: 3).
      From Betty, 2009

    3. [S5] Information kindly supplied by John Gerard Simpson (Reliability: 1).
      From Genes Reunited, no corroboration


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