Godwin Rattler Simpson

Male 1809 - 1882  (73 years)


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  • Name Godwin Rattler Simpson 
    Born 15 May 1809  Clerkenwell, Middlesex. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 24 Jan 1813  Saint Dunstan, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Career Window blind maker. Lived 361 Mile End Road (1874) 
    Marriage 3 Oct 1838  Parish Church, Christ Church, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Godwin Ratler Simpson, of full age, Bachelor, Baker, 7 Waterloo Terrace, father James Simpson, solicitor.
    Emma Eliza Pratt, of full age, Spinster, 35 Jubilee Place, father Christopher Pratt, Shop(Ship?)-Master.
    Witnessed by David Caldow Simpson and Robert Root(?).  
    Census 1841  Tattoo? Place, Tower Hamlet, St Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex. Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Betsy G.....?, 53yrs, Schoolmistress, not born in county.
    Mary Hawkins, 25yrs, Milliner, yes,born in county.
    Godwin Simpson, 30yrs, Plumber, yes,
    Emma Simpson, 22yrs, yes.
    Emma Simpson, 4months, yes.
    David Simpson, 25yrs, Plumber, yes.
    Elizabeth Simpson, 18yrs, yes.
    Not known Simpson, female, 5months, yes.
     
    Census 1851 
    81 High Street, Whitechapel:
    Godwin R Simpson, Head, Mar, 41, Window Blind Maker, born Middx Clerkenwell
    Emma E Simpson, Wife, M, 32, born Middx St Johns
    Emma S Simpson, Daughter, 10, Scholar, born Middx Shadwell
    Susanna E Simpson, Daughter, 7, Scholar, born Middx St Georges
    Henry P Simpson, Son, 4, born
    Godwin H Simpson, Son, 2, born Middx Whitechapel
    Ellen H Simpson, Daughter, 2 months, Middx Whitechapel 
    Patent--PROVISIONAL PROTECTIONS GRANTED. 1857  Newton's London Journal Of Arts. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patent--PROVISIONAL PROTECTIONS GRANTED.
    2806. Godwin Ratler Simpson and David Caldow Simpson, of High-street, Whitechapel, and George-terrace, Commercial-road, for improvements in spring blinds.?[Dated November 5th.] 
    Patent--PROVISIONAL PROTECTIONS GRANTED. Nov 1857  Journal of the Society of Arts, January 15, 1858 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PATENT LAW AMENDMENT ACT.
    Applications for patents and protection allowed.
    [From Gazette, Jan.8, 1858.]
    2806. Godwin Ratler Simpson and David Caldow Simpson, No.78, High-street, Whitechapel, and No.5, George-terrace, Commercial-road - Improvements in spring blinds. 
    Census 1861 
    78 High Street, Whitechapel:
    (illegible) Simpson, Head, Mar, 57, Window Blind Maker, Employs 4 Men 1 Boy
    Emma E Simpson, Wife, M, 42
    Emma S Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 20, born Shadwell
    Henry P Simpson, Son, Unm, 14, Window Blind Maker, born Whitechapel
    Susan E Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 16, born St George East
    Ellen H Simpson, Daughter, 10, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    William Simpson, Son, 7, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    Thomas Godwin Simpson, Son, 5, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    Ann E Simpson, Daughter, 3, born Whitechapel
    David C Simpson, Son, 7 months, born Whitechapel
     
    Census 1871 
    4 Cobom Terrace, Parish of St Mary Stratford & Bow :
    Godwin Simpson, Head, Mar, 61, Window Blind Maker, Employs 4 Men 1 Boy, born Middx London
    Emma Simpson, Wife, M, 49, born Wapping
    Emma Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 30, No occupation, born Shadwell
    (Susan) Eliza Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 25, No occupation, born St Georges East
    Henry Simpson, Son, Unm, 22, Ornamental Painter, born Whitechapel
    Ellen Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 20, Scholar, No occupation, born Whitechapel
    William Simpson, Son, Unm, 16, Window Blind Ornamenter, born Whitechapel
    Thomas Simpson, Son, 15, Blind Maker, born Whitechapel
    Ann Simpson, Daughter, 13, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    Ada Simpson, Daughter, 11, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    David Simpson, Son, 9, Scholar, born Whitechapel
    Eliza King, Servant, Unm, 20, Domestic Servant, 20, born Surrey Rotherhithe 
    Address Mar - Apr 1874 
    361 Mile End Road (address on baptism record of children Emma, Ada and David) 
    Census 1881 
    361 Mile End Road, Mile End Old Town:
    Godwin R Simpson, Head, Mar, 71, Window Blind Maker, born Middx Clerkenwell
    Emma E Simpson, Wife, Mar, 62, born Middx Wapping
    Emma S Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 39, born Miidx Shadwell
    Susan E Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 36, born Middx St Georges E
    Ellen H Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 30, Scholar, born Midddx Whitechapel
    William D Simpson, Son, Unm, 26, Sign Writer/Painter, born Middx Whitechapel
    Thomas E Simpson, Son, Unm, 25, Carpenter, born Middx Whitechapel
    Ada C Simpson, Daughter, Unm, 21, Scholar, born Middx Whitechapel
    David C Simpson, Son, Unm, 19, Painter/Decorator & Writer, born Middx Whitechapel 
    Died 24 May 1882  449 Mile End Road, Middlesex. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 10 Jul 1882  Principal Registry Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SIMPSON Godwin Ratler. Administration of the Personal Estate of Godwin Ratler Simpson late of 449 Mile-End-road in the County of Middlesex Carpenter who died 24 May 1882 at 449 Mile-End-road was granted at the Principal Registry to Emma Eliza Simpson of 449 Mile-End-road Widow the Relict. Personal Estate 1,320. 
    Will
    . 1841?  Whitechapel High Street Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A glimpse of the area:

    ... here Bull Court intersects ...
    77 Lawson William, coffee rooms
    78 Marchant Mrs Maria, staymaker
    79 Butler James, linendraper
    80 Chater Charles, boot maker
    80 Horton James & Sons, jewellers
    81 Simpson Godwin & David, window blind maker
    82 Wehrle Henry & Co, watch & clock ma
    83 Hart William, hat manufacturer
    84 Wallis Miss H & Co, hosiers & glovers
    ... here Angel Alley intersects ...

    From https://pubshistory.com/Whitechapel/WhitechapelHighStreetNorth1.shtml 
    . Godwin's middle name Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Godwin's middle name is officially Rattler (Baptism records) but often appears as Ratler. Historians seem to have had trouble deciphering Victorian copperplate handwriting as other records list it as Ralter, Racher, Rotter and even Nutter. 
    Person ID I61  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2017 

    Father James Simpson, Gentleman, Of Mile End Old Town.,   b. 1774, Brook Street, Holborn, Camden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1831, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Susannah Caldow,   b. 1778, Chelsea, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1851 census 
    Married 6 Jan 1803  St James, Clerkenwell, Islington, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1841  Waterloo Terrace, St Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sarah Simpson Female 60 1781 Middlesex, England Transcription
    Eliza Simpson Female 20 1821 Middlesex, England Transcription
    Ellen Simpson Female 20 1821 Middlesex, England Transcription
    Susannah Simpson Female 20 1821 Middlesex, England Transcription
    Jno Sewell Male 20 1821 Middlesex, England Transcription
    Census details
    Family member first name SUSANNAH, ELLEN, ELIZA, SARAH, JNO
    Family member last name SIMPSON, SEWELL
    First name(s) Sarah
    Last name Simpson
    Gender Female
    Age 60
    Birth year 1781
    Birth county Middlesex
    Birth county as transcribed MIDDLESEX
    Birth place (other) England
    Street Waterloo Terrace
    Parish or township St Dunstan Stepney
    City or borough Tower Hamlets
    Town Ratcliffe
    County Middlesex
    Country England
    Registration district Stepney
    Archive reference HO107
    Piece number 714
    Book number 3
    Folio number 9
    Page number 11
    Record set 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Category Census, Land & Surveys
    Subcategory Census
    Collections from United Kingdom
     
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet

    Family Emma Eliza Pratt,   b. 2 Sep 1817, Wapping, Middlesex. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1891  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1838  Spitalfields Christ Church, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emma Susannah Simpson,   b. 23 Jan 1842, Shadwell, Middlesex. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Susan Eliza Simpson,   b. 20 Jan 1844, St Georges E, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct - Dec 1922, West Ham district Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Eliza Simpson,   b. 1846,   d. Before 1851 census
     4. Henry Pratt Simpson,   b. 4 Jun 1847, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1911  (Age 64 years)
     5. Godwin Frederick Simpson,   b. Apr-Jun 1849, Whitechapel, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul-Sep 1851, Whitechapel, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     6. Ellen Harriet Simpson,   b. 1 Jan 1851, Whitechapel, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. poss Oct - Dec 1913, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +7. William David Simpson,   b. 1854, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1929, District of West Ham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +8. Thomas Godwin Simpson,   b. 19 Jan 1856, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1942  (Age 86 years)
     9. Ann Elizabeth Simpson,   b. 1857 or 1858, Middlesex Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Ada Catherine Simpson,   b. 8 Mar 1859, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1936, 95 Ellington Road, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     11. David Christopher Simpson,   b. 27 Sep 1861, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1944, Broadstone, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2012 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet


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