Northern England Ancestors
|Featuring Surnames :
|Blackett, Breese, Clark, Davies,
Fawell, Grey / Gray,|
|Forster / Foster, Hutchinson,
|Descendants of Thomas
LEONARD of Hexham NBL|
|Mitchell, Ornsby, Place, Raine,
|Steward, Swales, Webster, Wheatley|
|Ancestors of Eleanor
WESTGARTH of Stanhope, DUR|
|Descendants of Thomas
WESTGARTH of Stanhope|
|Bradbury, Sedgefield, Seaham (Dawden), Stanhope,
Stockton on Tees, East Hartburn, DUR |
|Bolton in Swale, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Guisborough,
Marske in Cleveland, YKS|
|Allendale, Hexham, Sunderland, Newcastle NBL|
Brian Simpson, born in
Grove Hill, Middlesbrough, YKS was the son of Arthur Westgarth Simpson
and Jane Jarvis. He married Patricia
Clare Wright in High Wycombe, Bucks. She was born in Cringleford,
NFK, the daughter of Edgar Alfred Wright and Kate Emma
|See Also :
Westgarth Simpson, born 30 Oct 1899 in 7 Alliance Street,
Stockton-on-Tees, DUR4;Arthur joined the Army Engineers in
1914 for World War I and was afterwards a Territorial Army Reservist. He worked in the Steel industry in Middlesbrough and at Spennymoor. He moved to Bourn, LINCS as a Reform school
master and to Bledlow Ridge, BUCKS as a chicken farmer. He died in Dec 1956 in
Aylesbury, Bucks.age 57. He was the son of Arthur
Simpson and Louisa Margaret Mitchell. He married Jane
Jarvis at St Paul's, Middlesbrough January 1st, 1925. She was born 24
Nov 1900 in Middlesbrough, YKS, the daughter of John
Henry Jarvis and Sarah Davies. Jane died in Slough, Bucks in
Apr 1997age 96.
Children of Arthur Simpson and Jane Jarvis are:
i. Brian Simpson, (1930-2008) Born in Grove Hill, Middlesbrough, YKS; married Patricia Clare Wright 1957
in High Wycombe, Bucks..
ii. Alan Simpson born 1933 and died in Middlesbrough, YKS
16 May 1873 at 21 Airton Street, Stockton on Tees, DUR. He was the son of Thomas
Simpson and Jane Leonard. He married Louisa
Margaret Mitchell 13 Aug 1898 in Shincliffe, DUR9.
She was born 17 Jun 1871 at the Saw Mill in Shincliffe, DUR10;
the daughter of William Mitchell and Ann Wheatley.
Arthur was a railway engine fitter and steam
engine maker living at Webster Street, Alliance Street and Compton Street in
Stockton-on-Tees, DUR from 1899-1901
Children of Arthur Simpson and Louisa Mitchell
Westgarth Simpson, born 30 Oct 1899 in Stockton-on-Tees, DUR; died
Dec 1956 in Aylesbury, Bucks; married Jane Jarvis
1 Jan 1925 in Middlesbrough, YKS.
ii. Gertrude Simpson, born 1906, married Harry Watson.
Henry Jarvis, born in 1860 in West
Bromwich STAFFS and died in 1903 in Middlesbrough, YKS. He was the son
of John Jarvis and Lucy Grainger.
He married Sarah Davies. She was born 1865 in Wednesbury, STAFFS and
died in Middlesbrough, YKS about 1935. John Henry Jarvis was a Steel Roller.
Children of John Henry Jarvis and Sarah Davies
i. Lucy Matilda Jarvis, born 1885 in West Bromwich,
ii. Herbert Jarvis was born in 1886 in West Bromwich,
iii. John Henry "Jack" Jarvis, II was born in
1898 in Middlesbrough, YKS
iv. Jane Jarvis, born
24 Nov 1900 in Middlesbrough, YKS; died Apr 1997 in Aylesbury, Bucks;
married Arthur Westgarth Simpson 1925 in Middlesbrough, YKS.
was christened 29 Aug 1841 at St Nicholas in Guisborough,
YKS19; He was the son of Alexander Simpson and Alice Swales. He married Jane Leonard
in 1859 in Stockton-on-Tees. She was born 1840 Shotley Bridge, DUR 20;
died 1874 - 1880 in Stockton, DUR. She was the daughter of John
Leonard, II and Eleanor Westgarth.
Thomas was a Foreman Iron Moulder.
At the time of the 1881 census,
Thomas was a widower living on Percy Street in Stockton with his children and
his unmarried sister-in-law, Sophia Leonard (Jane's sister). In 1883, they
married in Stockton-on-Tees and then had 3 children. Between 1887 and 1894,
the family moved from Stockton to East Hartburn where they were were living at
7, The Terrace, in 1901.
Children of Thomas Simpson and
Jane Leonard are:
i. Thomas Simpson II, born 1866 in Stockton, DUR; died
Aft. 1881 in Stockton, DUR.
ii. Edith Simpson, born 1868 in Stockton, DUR; she lived
in Hunslett, Leeds in 1901
iii. Leonard Simpson, born 1871 in Stockton, DUR; He lived
in W Hartlepoole in 1901
iv. Ernest Simpson, born 1872. He lived in South Shields
v. Arthur Simpson,
born 1874 in Stockton on Tees, DUR; died Aft. 1930 in Stockton, DUR; married
Louisa Margaret Mitchell 13 Aug 1898 in Shincliffe, DUR.
Children of Thomas Simpson and Sophia Leonard
i. Ethel G. Simpson II, born 1885 in Stockton, DUR;
She was a school teacher in 1901 in Stockton.
ii. Bertha J.Simpson, born 1887 in Stockton, DUR; she was
a dressmaker in 1901 in Stockton.
iii. Stanley Raymond W. Simpson, born 1894 in East
Jarvis born 1824 in Tipton, STAFFS;
died Aft. 1898 in Stockton on Tees, DUR. He was the son of Thomas
Jarvis and Elizabeth Potts. He married Lucy Granger, the
daughter of Cornelius Grainger and Phyllis Round. In
1881 the family was living at 258 Great Bridge St., West Bromwich, STAFFS. He
was a millwright. John Jarvis and Lucy had the following family:
Jarvis born 1848-1849 in West Bromwich
ii. John Henry Jarvis
born Apr-Jun 1860 in West Bromwich
iii. Herbert Edmund Jarvis
iv. Matilda Jarvis
v. Thomas Jarvis (These last 3 all christened in Feb
1865 in West Bromwich)
vi. Walter Jarvis born Feb 1865-1866 in West Bromwich
vii. Lucy Maria Jarvis born 1872-1873 in West Bromwich
born 1832-1833 in Newcastle, NBL22; William was christened
at St Andrew's in 1837. He was the son of Henry Mitchell and Margaret
Patchett. He married Ann WHEATLEY, She was born in Bradbury, DUR
and was christened at St Edmund's, Sedgefield in 1833. In 1881 William and Ann
were living at 16 High Row, Shincliffe, DUR. He was a sawyer. William and Ann
had the following children:
i. James Mitchell, born 1858 in Sunderland, DUR; died Aft.
1881 in Shincliffe, DUR.
ii. William Mitchell II, born 1862.
iii. Robert Mitchell, born 1863; married Martha Williams 5
Aug 1899 in St James Stockton on Tees, DUR23; born 1863 -
1864 in of Stockton on Tees, DUR.
iv. George Mitchell, born 1867.
v. Annie Mitchell, born 1869.
vi. Louisa Margaret Mitchell, born 1872 in
Shincliffe, DUR married Arthur Simpson
13 Aug 1898 in Shincliffe, DUR.
vii. John Mitchell, born 1875.
viii. Thomas Mitchell, born 1880.
born 1808 in Redcar, YKS; He was christened at St Germaine, Marske in
Cleveland, in 1808 and died 1851 - 1881 in Stockton on Tees, DUR. He was the
son of Robert Simpson and Mary
Breese. He married Alice Swales 15 Nov 1835 at All Saints in
Skelton, YKS. She was born 1812 in Skelton, YKS27, and
christened there in Apr 1813. She was the daughter of William Swales
and Elizabeth Stephenson40. In 1841 Alexander and
Alice lived on Church St in Guisborough and in 1851 had moved to Thompson St.,
Stockton-on-Tees. Alice was a widow by 1881 and lived with her son Alexander
and her widowed sister-in-law Mary (Walton) Simpson at Haffron St, Stockton.
In 1901, Alice was living with her widowed daughter Catherine (Simpson) Dean
at Neasham St., Stockton.
Children of Alexander Simpson and Alice Swales
i. Elizabeth Simpson, born 1836 in Guisborough, YKS28;
married ? Watts About. 1861 in Stockton on Tees, DUR.
ii. Catherine Simpson, born 1838 - 1839 in Guisborough,
YKS29; married William Dean born 1827 in York, YKS
iii. Thomas Simpson,
born 1841 in Guisborough, YKS; died Aft. 1898 in Stockton on Tees, DUR;
married Jane Leonard.
iv. Henry Simpson, born 1843 - 1844 in Guisborough, YKS30;
living in Stockton on Tees in 1901. He married Mary A ? About. 1869; born
1843 in Redcar, YKS; died Aft. 1881 in Stockton on Tees, DUR.
v. William Simpson, born 1846 - 1847 in Guisborough,
YKS; married Emma ? About. 1872; born 1852 in Northallerton, YKS; died
Aft. 1881 in Stockton on Tees, DUR.
vi. Alexander Simpson II, born 1850 in Stockton on Tees,
DUR31; living with his mother in 1881 in Stockton on
born 1812 in Allendale, NBL died Aft. 1855. He was the son of John Leonard
and Sarah Short. He married Eleanor
Westgarth, 31 May 1835 in St Thomas, Stanhope, DUR. She was born
at Stanhope in 1815-1816; the daughter of John Westgarth and Ann
Place. John was a builder.
(Click here for Descendants
of Thomas Leonard of Hexham, NBL)
Leonard, born 1837 in Allendale, NBL, married Fenwick H Scott
ii. Ellen Leonard born 1838-1839 in Allendale, NBL
iii. Jane Leonard, born 1839-1840 in
Shotley Bridge, DUR ; died 1874 - 1880 in Stockton, DUR; married Thomas
iv. Priscilla Leonard born 1842, she married Thomas
Lilley in DUR
v. Joanna Leonard born 1845 in Shotley Bridge, DUR
vi. Jabez Leonard born 1846 in Shotley Bridge, DUR
vii. John Leonard III born 1847 in Stanhope, DUR He
married Mary Ann
viii. Iver Leonard born 1848 in Stanhope
ix. Louisa Leonard born 1849 in Stanhope DUR, died Apr
1851 in Seaham, DUR
x. Susannah Leonard born 1850 Seaham DUR and died age 10
xi. Jessamine Leonard born 1852 in Seaham Harbour, DUR
xii. Sophia Leonard, born 1855 in Seaham, DUR;
married Thomas Simpson in 1883 in
Certificate, Birth PAS A S11032/98 (my copy) BXBY 484661, Original record
9. "[Certificate]," Marriage MXA 543292 certified
copy (Pas D520132/2/99.
10, 19, 24. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Sun Apr.
18. "[Certificate]," marriage of son Arthur.
20. [MY NOTE] :, Seaham is 5 miles from Sunderland.
21. "[Certificate]," Marriage PAS D52013/2/99
(MXA 543292],Shincliffe parish Church, DUR.
22. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Sun Apr. 3rd./4th.),
PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4964 Folio 105 P.4 FHL film 1342193.
23. Cleveland Fam Hist Soc., "[J1079] Stockton on
Tees, St James parish Church Marriages 1885-1910," P.11.
27-31. Cleveland Fam Hist Soc., [Census - 1851] Stockton
Index, (Vol 12 (b))
32. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Sun Apr. 3rd./4th.),
FHL Film 1342177 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4895
38. LDS, (http://www.familysearch.com/ 1999),