George Thornton Simpson

Male 1875 - 1958  (82 years)


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  • Name George Thornton Simpson 
    Born 19 Dec 1875  Laleham, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 26 Jan 1876  Laleham, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  Lime Kiln Lane, Exe View Villa, St Leonard Exeter Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edward H Roberts, Head, Married, 65, Solicitor, Devon Upton ?
    Emilie Roberts, Wife, Married, 58, Exeter
    Miles G Simpson, Grandson, 6, Middlesex Brompton
    George Thornton Simpson, Grandson, 5, Middlesex Ashford  
    Census 1901  116 Goldsmith Street, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George T Simpson, Lodger, S, 25, Solicitor, Middlesex Laleham 
    Census 1911  11 Regent Street, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George T Simpson, Boarder, 35, single, Solicitor, employer, Middlesex Laleham 
    Career 1912  Russell Chambers, 2 King Street, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From Kelly's Directory, Nottinghamshire: 'Simpson, George Thornton B.A. solicitor (Acton & Marriott), Russell chambers, 2 King street, Nottingham'

    Also at 18 Market Place, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. 
    . 4 Mar 1939  Trinidad - Plymouth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George Thornton Simpson, age 63, travels solo first class on the 'MS Caribia' of the Hamburg Amerika Line from Trinidad to Plymouth, arriving on 4 March 1939. Address: Papplewick, Nottinghamshire. Profession: Solicitor 
    Address 1941  The Lodge, Papplewick, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From Kelly's Directory, Private Residents, Nottinghamshire: 'Simpson, Geo. Thornton, The Lodge, Papplewick, Nottingham. TN Hucknall 142' 
    . 1947  Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George Thornton Simpson is an Executor in the Will of his half-brother Edward Graham Simpson: http://www.queenslandfamilytrees.com/getperson.php?personID=I12196&tree=5 
    Died 21 Jul 1958  The Lodge, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 26 Nov 1958  Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Simpson, George Thornton of 2 King Street Nottingham and of The Lodge Papplewick Nottinghamshire died 21 July 1958 at The Lodge Papplewick Probate Nottingham 26 November to Miles Turney Thornton Simpson company director Henry Norman Hanson solicitor and John Beckit Burnie charted accountant. Effects 34169 18s. 6d. 
    . 'Biographical Details

    George Thornton Simpson (1875-1958), known as Thornton, was the step-son of Mary Simpson (née Robinson), who was the niece of Eugénie Sladden.

    George was born on 19th December 1875 at Ashford, Middlesex, the youngest of six children of Edward Henry Simpson and his wife, Kate.

    Thornton trained as a solicitor and moved to Nottingham where he had a practice. It was whilst living in Nottingham that he met his future wife, Maud Turney. They married on 12th June 1913 at All Hallows, Gedling. They had two children: Christine Thornton (1914-1989) and Miles Turney Thornton (1916-2001). Thornton is referred to in a letter of 8th June 1914 written by Mary Anna (Polly) Robinson on the occasion of his wife having given birth to their first child. Reference is also made to him and his wife and daughter on the occasion of their visit to Devon in August 1915.

    Thornton died on 21st July 1958 at The Lodge, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, aged 82.'

    From http://www.badseysociety.uk/sladden-archive/people/137 
    Person ID I12215  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 

    Father Edward Henry Simpson,   b. 20 Apr 1838, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1922, 'Highfield,' Budleigh Salterton, Devonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Kate Roberts,   b. 1849 or 1850, St Leonards, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1911, Home Hospital, 40 Magdalen Rd, Exeter Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1869  St.Leonards, Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Simpson - Roberts,
      Oct 12, at St. Leonard's by the Rev. S. P. Coldridge, cousin of the bride, assisted by the Rev. G. W. B. Wills, Edward Henry Simpson, Esq., of South Kensington, London, to Kate, youngest daughter of E. H. Roberts Esq. of Exe Villa, Exeter.
      'Western Times', and the 'Exeter and Plymouth Gazette' 15 October 1869
    Family ID F317  Group Sheet

    Family Maud Turney,   b. Jul-Sep 1885, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1975  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 12th June 1913  All Hallows, Gedling, Basford District, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Christine Thornton Simpson,   b. 1914, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1989, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Miles Turney Thornton Simpson,   b. 20 May 1916, Nottingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2001, North Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F330  Group Sheet


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