David Caldow Simpson, LDS RCS[1]

Male 1919 - 1985  (66 years)


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  • Name David Caldow Simpson 
    Suffix LDS RCS 
    Education 1933-37  Mercers' School, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joined Form III B in September 1933 and a member of Whittington House. Left in summer 1937 having passed the London University 'London General Schools Certificate' and gained exemption from the London Matriculation. He was a Foundation Scholar - a scholarship award made during the School career by the Mercers' Company on the advice of the Headmaster. He also appeared in School concerts and was a member of the School choir.
    [information kindly supplied by Howard Stephens, Mercers' Archivist] 
    WW2 1943-45 
    Surgeon-Lieutenant, RNVR:
    9 Jul 1943 - Aug 1943: HMS Drake (RN Barracks, Devonport)
    19 Aug 1943 - Dec 1943: HMS Bristol (training establishment, Mullers Orphanage, Bristol)
    29 Dec 1943 - Oct 1944: HMS Europa (RN Patrol Service Central Depot, Lowestoft) ('The Sparrow's Nest')
    14 Nov 1944 - Apr 1945: HMS Dragonfly (Combined Operations base, South Hayling Island) (for Naval Party 2400)*
    Jul 1945 - Apr 1946: no appointment listed.
    *Naval Party 2400 became 'MOLCAB 1', a Mobile Landing Craft Advance Base, formed in February 1945 under Col. C.M. Sargeant to provide Shorebase facilities for minor landing craft flotillas and their maintenance units operating away from their parent carrier ships (LSI's).
    From http://www.unithistories.com/officers/RNVR_officersS.html#Simpson_DC 
    Born 27 Jul 1919  11 Osborne Road, Forest Gate, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1939 Register 29 Sep 1939  'Montrose', 69 Fencepiece Road, Chigwell, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kyam Alice M, F, 13 Feb 85, W, Unpaid domestic duties
    Briand Bertram G, M, 22 Aug 92, M Clerk London Transport
    Simpson David C, 27 July 19, S, Medical Student 
    Career Qualified as dental surgeon at The London Hospital, 1943 (Licence in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons).
    Aftr the war he started his own dental surgery in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex and practiced until 1985.  [2
    Died 9 Nov 1985 
    Buried Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11858  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 16 May 2017 

    Father David Caldow Simpson,   b. 31 Dec 1892, 61 Dames Road, Forest Gate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1969  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Helen Muller,   b. 22 Feb 1899, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1982, Ivy Cottage, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1918  Emmanuel Church, Forest Gate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • David Caldow Simpson, 24, Bachelor, 2nd Lieut. 21st K.R.R. (Kings Royal Rifles), 13 Horace Road, Father William Simpson, deceased.
      Dorothy Helen Muller, 21, Spinster, 11 Osbourne Road, Father George William Muller, retired.
      Witnesses: P H Arnold, E C Muller*.
      (*'E C Muller' is almost certainly Evelyn Catherine Muller nee Home)
    Photos
    Golden Wedding celebration of David Caldow Simpson and Dorothy (nee Muller), March 1968.
    Golden Wedding celebration of David Caldow Simpson and Dorothy (nee Muller), March 1968.
    L/R: David Caldow Simpson (b.1892), David Caldow Simpson (b.1919), Betty Minnia Simpson, Alan Ian Simpson, Dorothy Helen Simpson nee Muller.
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet

    Family Marjorie Lincoln,   b. 24 Jun 1921, Mitcham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 2012  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1943  Parish Church of Bishopston, Bristol (Horfield) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Parish Church of Bishopston, Bristol:
      David Caldow Simpson, 24, Bachelor, Dental Surgeon RNVR, 92 Gloucester Road, Father David Caldow Simpson, Company Director
      Marjorie Lincoln, 22, Spinster, 6 Chesterfield Road, Father John Lincoln, Electrical Engineer.
      Witnesses: John Lincoln, T.F.J. Miles
      Officiated by Edwin Donald Gale, Chaplain RNVR, of HMS Bristol.
    Children 
     1. John Simpson,   b. 1961
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F179  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    David Caldow Simpson
    David Caldow Simpson
    Taken at the wedding of his sister Betty in Wanstead, London, 5 May 1945. Uniform is that of Lieutenant RNVR (two wavy rings).
    Simpsons and Mullers, c.1923
    Simpsons and Mullers, c.1923
    L-R:
    Dorothy Simpson nee Muller I11857
    Betty Minnia Simpson I11859
    David Caldow Simpson I11858
    John Muller I11866
    (poss) Evelyn Home I11868

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Information kindly supplied by John Gerard Simpson.

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


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