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Francis Charles Simpson

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1847 Born in Boynton, Yorks

1865 entered Cambridge University

One of the early students of engineering at Cambridge, a contemporary of Robert Neville Grenville

1869 B.A.

In a shipbuilding business at Dartmouth

1880 Formation of Simpson and Denison

1881 Francis C. Simpson 34, land agent, lived in Totnes with Maria F. Simpson 37 Francis R.B. Simpson , and a friend Joseph B. Dennison 35, civil engineer[1]

1891 Francis C Simpson 44, engineer, lived in Brixham with Mary A F Simpson 47, Francis R B Simpson 10, Ralph C Simpson 8, Margaret N Simpson 6, Walter A Simpson 5, Esther M W Simpson 1[2]

J.P. for Devon.

1872 Married (1) Marianna Frances Apletre

1901 Francis C Simpson 54, living in Brixham on own means, Marianne F Simpson 57 Francis R B Simpson 20, Margaret N Simpson 16, Esther M W Simpson 11[3]

1911 Francis Charles Simpson 64, retired naval engineer, lived in Brixham with Marian Frances Simpson 67, Walter Antony Simpson 25[4]

1915 Married (2) Minnie Rose Haine

1923 Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  • Cambridge University Alumni