Ernest Frederick  Simpson

Ernest Frederick Simpson

Male 1895 - 1956  (60 years)

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  • Name Ernest Frederick Simpson 
    Born 12 Dec 1895  West Ham, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1911 
    Address 2 Seagry Road Wanstead N E
    Parish Wanstead
    Town Wanstead N E
    Type of Building Private House
    Number of Rooms 11 
    Career 1920  'The London Road Motor Company', 12, London Road and Upper Bannister Street, Southampton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Reginald Fairweather, Guy Raymond Hill Wallace and Ernest Frederick Simpson, carrying on business as Motor Engineers and Garage Proprietors, at 12, London-road and Upper Bannister-street, in the county borough of Southampton, under the style or firm of "THE LONDON ROAD MOTOR COMPANY," has been dissolved by mutual consent as from the fifth day of November, 1920, so far as concerns the said Reginald Fairweather, who retires from the said firm. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Guy Raymond Hill Wallace and Ernest Frederick Simpson, who will continue to carry on the said business at the same address and under the style or firm of "The London Road Motor Company" as heretofore.-Dated this 29th day of November, 1920. R. FAIRWEATHER, G.R.H. WALLACE, E.F. SIMPSON.'

    (The London Gazette, 10 December 1920, p.12236) 
    Military WW1 
    23 April 1914: Enlisted as Rifleman 1730 in Queen's Victoria Rifles - ie an 'Old Contemptible'.

    28 May 1915: Discharged from The London Regiment, 3/9th Battalion, as 'being no longer fit for war service. Military character 'very good'. 6'2" tall.

    Later became a Captain in the Pioneer Corps. 1914 Star with Rosette denotes 'Old Contemptibles'; sleeve patch denotes Anti-Aircraft Command. Information kindly interpreted from photo by www.khakidevil.co.uk 
    Probate 1956  Bodmin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SIMPSON Ernest Frederick of White Ball Filling Station Sampford Arundel Wellington Somersetshire died 29 April 1956 Probate Bodmin 19 July to Dorothy Sophy Simpson widow. Effects 6033 12s.9d. 
    . Ernest and Dorothy had no children 
    Died 29 Apr 1956  Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • From David Graydon Simpson: 'Ernest Simpson died in Somerset in the 1950s'
    Person ID I83  Simpson & Elder
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2013 

    Father Frederick James Simpson,   b. 1854, St George In The East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1932  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Theresa Alberta Opfermann,   b. 7 Oct 1866, Mile End, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1939, District of 'Essex South Western' Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1886  Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1911  2 Seagry Road Wanstead N E Find all individuals with events at this location 
    310 SIMPSON, Frederick James Head Married, 24 years M 56 1855 House Agent Middlesex
    310 SIMPSON, Theresa Wife Married, 24 years F 43 1868 Middlesex
    310 SIMPSON, Norah Alny Daughter Single F 22 1889 Essex
    310 SIMPSON, Herbert James Son Single M 20 1891 Estate Agent Essex
    310 SIMPSON, Elsie Caroline Daughter Single F 18 1893 Essex
    310 SIMPSON, Helen Daughter Single F 17 1894 School Essex
    310 SIMPSON, Ernest Frederick Son Single M 15 1896 School Essex
    310 SIMPSON, Keith Edward Son Single M 8 1903 Essex
    310 MATHEW, Kate Elizabeth Servant Single F 26 1885 Domestic Servant Essex
    310 MORTER, Florence Maud Servant Single F 28 1883 Domestic Servant Essex


    RG number: RG14
    Piece: 9603
    Reference: RG14PN9603 RG78PN511 RD188 SD7 ED7 SN310
    Registration District: West Ham
    Sub District: Wanstead
    Enumeration District: 7
    Parish: Wanstead
    Address: 2 Seagry Road Wanstead N E
    County: Essex
     
    Photos
    Simpson Family
    Simpson Family
    Frederick James Simpson and Theresa with their children in 1902. L-R: Ernest Frederick (7), Norah Amy (14), Keith Edward (b.9 June), Helen (8), Herbert James (12), Elsie Caroline (10).
    Wedding of Norah Simpson and William Cuthbertson, Jan-Mar 1924
    Wedding of Norah Simpson and William Cuthbertson, Jan-Mar 1924
    Taken at the rear of 2 Seagry Road, Norah's family home.

    Back row: Unknown female, Unknown male, Samuel Glanville Lane, Unknown female, Ernest Frederick Simpson, Ernest's wife Dorothy, Unknown female, Unknown male, Unknown male, David Caldow Simpson

    Middle row: Ester (housemaid), Unknown female, Unknown female, Unknown female, Frances Jane Simpson*, Herbert James Simpson, Unknown female, Unknown female, Frederick James Simpson, coachman?

    Front row: Katherine Elizabeth Simpson*, Blank female, Helen Marjorie Simpson, Helen Simpson, William Cuthbertson (groom), Norah Amy Simpson (bride), Elsie Caroline Simpson, Lela Cuthbertson, Theresa Alberta Opfermann, Elizabeth Anne Simpson*

    *One of the five 'maiden aunts'. If the other two, Emma and Eva were present, they are not identified.
    2 Seagry Road as it is today.
    2 Seagry Road as it is today.
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet

    Family Dorothy Sophy Callingham,   b. 1891 or 1892, Thames Ditton, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1982, District of Taunton. Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Jan-Mar 1925  Kingston, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ernest Simpson
    Ernest Simpson
    Seen here as a Captain in the Pioneer Corps.
    1914 Star with Rosette denotes 'Old Contemptibles'; sleeve patch denotes Anti-Aircraft Command (Information kindly interpreted by www.khakidevil.co.uk)

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Information kindly supplied by John Gerard Simpson (Reliability: 2).
      From Genes Reunited


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