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Families covered: Simson (Symson) of Edston in Rydale, Simpson of Laund Abbey, Simpson of Leeds, Simpson of Leicester

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Richard Simpson of Leeds, Yorkshire
1. Richard Simpson of Leeds
A. Anthony Simpson of Leeds (d c1628, 2nd son?)
  m. Jane Wilson (dau of John Wilson of Friston)
  i. John Simpson of Leeds (b c1610, d 1670)
  m. Elizabeth Shaw (d 1680, dau of Gervase Shaw of Chesterfield)
  a. Elizabeth Simpson (a 1712)
  m. Samuel Sykes, Mayor of Leeds (d 28.05.1684)
  B. Elizabeth Simpson
  m. Hugh Booth of Leeds
  C. Frances Simpson
  m. George Fletcher of Retford
  D.+ other issue (dsp) - William, George, Thomas



John Simpson of Leicester
m. Ann Woodhouse (b 25.10.1670, dau of John Woodhouse of Sheriff Hales & London)
1. John Simpson of Leicester (b c1696, d 29.11.1756)
  m. ?? (either Elizabeth Pougher of Leicester or Mary, dau of Absinence Poughter)
  A. Dyer Simpson of London (b c1737, d 23.10.1761)
  m. _ Hopley of London
i. John Hopley (a 1812, of the Inner Temple)
  B. John Simpson of Laund Abbey, Sheriff of Leicestershire (a 1775)
  m. Jane Finch (dau of John Finch of Dudley (by Jane, dau of Samuel Shore of Sheffield), sister/heir of John)
  i. John Finch Simpson of Laund Abbey, Sheriff of Leicestershire
  m. _ Ducarrel
ii. Louisa Simpson
  m. (30.08.1798) Mark Anthony (Anthony Auriol) Whyte of Lincoln's Inn
2. Nathaniel Simpson of Leicester
  m. (18.10.1729) Elizabeth Paget of Leicester & Manchester
  A. Thomas Simpson of Leicester (b 18.07.1731)
  Thomas's wife is identified as Aphhia Alcraft of Manchester. On FMG (p1226) she is identified as ...
  m. Apthia Aldcroft (dau of John Aldcroft of Manchester)
  i. Elizabeth Simpson
  m. Jonas Brown of Hull
  ii. Apphia Simpson
  m. Robert Bakewell of Wakefield (a 1820)
  B. William Simpson of Leicester (b 10.01.1738-9)
  m. Catherine Chase of Derby (b 1745-6, d 25.03.1835)
  i. William Simpson of Hilton Cottage, Derbyshire (a 1820)
  m. (sp?) Ann Powel of Shrewsbury
  C. Nathaniel Simpson of Leicester (b 24.12.1741)
  m. _ Treadwell of Uppingham
i. Nathaniel Simpson of London
  m. ?? (Mrs. Jackson)
  ii. William Simpson of Miltoin
  m. _ Lancaster
  iii.+ other issue (a 1812) - John, Frances, Jane, Ann, Elizabeth
  D. John Simpson of Nottingham & Walthamstow, later of Leeds & Bath (b 19.03.1745-6, d 18.08.1813, cleric)
  m. Frances Woodhouse (d 1789, dau/heir of Thomas Woodhouse of Gainsbro', widow of Samuel Watson of Cottingham)
  i. John Woodhouse Simpson of Reresby (b 24.12.1787) had issue
  m. (12.1812) Mary Stone (dau of Samuel Stone of Knighton)
  ii.+ other issue - Frances (b 12.06.1781, d unm 20.07.1800), others (d infant - John, Elizabeth, Woodhouse)
  E. Elizabeth Simpson (b 17.07.1736)
  m. Simeon Brewin of Leicester
  F.+ other issue - Ann (b 18.08.1730, d unm c1450), Debora (b 24.12.1734, a 1812), others (d infant - Elizabeth, Mary, Mary, Kitty, Fanny, Daniel)
3. Debora Simpson
  m. _ Woodcock of Lancashire
4.+ other issue (d unm) - Joseph of Leicester, Elizabeth of Leicester



John Symson in Cumberland
1. Richard Symson of Edston in Rydale, Yorkshire
  m. Margaret Jameson or Johnson
  A. Roger Symson or Sympson of Edston (a 1584)
  m. Dorothy Wyldon (dau of Leonard Wyldon)
  i. Richard Symson of Ryton
  m. Margaret Witham (dau of William Witham of Brettanby & Ledston)
  a. Roger Symson (b c1573)
  m. _ Gregory
  (1)+ issue - Roger, Thomas
  b. William Symson
m. ?? (Mrs. Mason)
  (1) William Symson
  c.+ other issue - Richard, Leonard, Henry (dsp), Dorothy, Margaret
  ii. Robert Symson or Simpson of Great Edston (of Lincoln's Inn)
  The following comes from Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Simpson of Edston') & Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, 'Simpson of Wetherby').
  m1. Joane Kellam (dau of _ Kellam, alderman of York)
  a. Henry Simpson of Edston (a 1612)
  m. Bridget Beilby (dau of Richard Beilby of Mickletwhwaite Grange)
  m2. Elizabeth Wyvill (dau of John Wyvill of Osgodby)
  b. John Simpson of Wetherby, Yorkshire (b c1605, a 08.1665, Captain, younger son)
m. Anne Penvaux of Wales (widow of George Hall of Wetherby)
  c. Frances Simpson
  m. George Tildesley of Killerby
  d. Elizabeth Simpson
  m. Robert Kirke of Kirkby Moreside
  e. Mary Simpson
  m. Francis Jackson of Sinnington
  f.+ other issue - Roger (dsp), William (dsp), Richard, Thomas (dsp), George (dsp)
  iii. Ann Symson
  m. Thomas Leppington
  iv.+ other issue - William, Johnm, Roger, James, Elizabeth, Margaret, Dorothy
  B. James Symson of South Duffield (a 1584)
  m. Isabel (sb Margaret?) Wytham (dau of Henry Wytham of Ledston)
  i. Dorothy Symson
  m. Thomas Totman or Totnam

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p19)
(2) For middle section : FMG (vol 1, MS12, 'Hubbert-Woodhouse, Simpson', p28+)
(3) For lower section : Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5, 'Symson of Ryton')
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