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George Simpson (1819-1894)

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1819 Born in Newington, Surrey

1853 Dealer in chemical apparatus; he took George Maule into partnership selling scientific apparatus and fine chemicals; Edward C. Nicholson joined the business which became Simpson, Maule and Nicholson.

1861 Manufacturing chemist, living in Tulse Hill with his wife Frances Simpson 45[1]

1871 Landowner, living in Reigate with his wife, Francis, and his nephew, Valentine 21[2]

1881 Retired chemist, 62, living in Reigate Foreign, with his wife Emma C. Simpson 31 and daughter Adelaide C.E. Simpson [3]

1891 Retired manufacturing chemist and farmer, living on own means in Reigate Foreign, with Emma C Simpson 41, Adelaide C Simpson 10, George Simpson 8, Roger C Simpson 7[4]

1894 Died in Reigate[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. BMD