Christopher Simpson

Langriville, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Simpson was born in 1880, in Langriville, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Simpson Shaw, was 29 and his mother, Rose Hannah Fox, was 22. He married Elizabeth Hinchliffe in 1910, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Christopher Simpson
Elizabeth Hinchliffe
Marriage: 1910
Frederick Simpson- Shaw

Spouse and Children

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 34

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Christopher Simpson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Christopher Simpson in household of Charles Simpson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Christopher Simpson Shaw, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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