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Family of John SIMMS and Emma KING

Husband: John SIMMS (aft1853-1934)
Wife: Emma KING (bef1848-1929)
Children: Hubert SIMMS (1874- )
Gertrude SIMMS (1876- )
William Henry SIMMS (1877-1929)
Jane Catherine SIMMS (1880-1964)
Swithun Walter SIMMS (1882-1938)
Bernice Nina SIMMS (1883-1885)
Bertram Percival SIMMS (1885-1886)
Owen Edgar SIMMS (1886- )
Archibald Bernard SIMMS (1887- )
Bertha Ethel SIMMS (1888- )
Marriage 11 May 1874 Clifton, Bedfordshire 1
Census (family) (1) 3 Apr 1881 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2
Census (family) (2) 5 Apr 1891 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 3
Census (family) (3) 31 Mar 1901 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 4

Additional Information

Census (family) (1) The Chequers
Census (family) (2) Church End (The Chequers)
Census (family) (3) Chequers Public House, Biggleswade & Henlow Road
John's sister Martha was living with the family as housekeeper from 1881 to 1901.

Husband: John SIMMS

Name: John SIMMS 1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth btw 12 May 1853 and 11 May 1854 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England 1
Occupation publican and house painter 2,3,4
Baptism 8 Jul 1855 (age 1-2) Clifton, Bedfordshire 1,5
Death 4 Jan 1934 (age 79) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6
Burial Jan 1934 (age 79-80) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5,6

Additional Information

Baptism He was the illegitimate son of Martha Sims.

Wife: Emma KING

Name: Emma KING 7,8
Sex: Female
Father: David KING (1819-1873)
Mother: Catherine CLARKE (aft1817-1869)
Birth bef 19 Nov 1848 Willington, Bedfordshire, England 7,8
Baptism 19 Nov 1848 (age 0) Southill, Bedfordshire 7
Possessions 1873 (age 24-25) 10 acres 2 rods of land in Clifton, worth 26 1s 9
Death 4 Mar 1929 (age 81 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6
Burial Mar 1929 (age 80) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5,6

Child 1: Hubert SIMMS

Name: Hubert SIMMS 10
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ethel Sarah KITCHENER (1875- )
Birth Q4 1874 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2,11
Baptism 27 Dec 1874 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 10
Occupation 1891 (age 16) carpenter's apprentice 3

Child 2: Gertrude SIMMS

Name: Gertrude SIMMS 10
Sex: Female
Spouse: William John HOLLIDAY ( - )
Birth Q2 1876 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2,12
Baptism 1 Jun 1876 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 10
Occupation (1) 1891 (age 14) dressmaker's apprentice 3
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 24) Withcote, Leicestershire, England 13
Occupation (2) 1901 (age 24-25) ladies' maid 13

Additional Information

Census Withcote Hall
She was living as a ladies maid in the household of Frederick Palmer, landowner.

Child 3: William Henry SIMMS

Name: William Henry SIMMS 10
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary BLAND (1879-1957)
Birth Q3 1877 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2,14
Baptism 26 Aug 1877 (age -1-0 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire 10
Occupation 1891 (age 13) carpenter's apprentice 3
Death 6 Nov 1929 (age 52) Clifton, Bedfordshire 15
Burial 9 Nov 1929 (age 52) Clifton, Bedfordshire 15

Child 4: Jane Catherine SIMMS

Name: Jane Catherine SIMMS 2,3
Sex: Female
Spouse: Leonard STACEY (aft1874-1938)
Birth 24 Jan 1880 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 2,5,16
Baptism 7 Mar 1880 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5
Death 26 Oct 1964 (age 84) 17
Burial 28 Oct 1964 (age 84) Clifton, Bedfordshire

Child 5: Swithun Walter SIMMS

Name: Swithun Walter SIMMS 3,18
Sex: Male
Spouse: Rose BROWN (1881- )
Birth Q3 1882 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 3,5,18
Baptism 13 Aug 1882 (age -1-0 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5
Occupation 1901 (age 18) joiner 4
Death 30 Jan 1938 (age 55) Langford, Bedfordshire, England 5
Burial 2 Feb 1938 (age 55) Langford, Bedfordshire 5

Child 6: Bernice Nina SIMMS

Name: Bernice Nina SIMMS 5
Sex: Female
Birth 2 Oct 1883 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6,19
Baptism 11 Nov 1883 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5
Death 2 Apr 1885 (age 1) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6
Burial 7 Apr 1885 (age 1) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5

Child 7: Bertram Percival SIMMS

Name: Bertram Percival SIMMS 5
Sex: Male
Birth 26 Jan 1885 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6,20
Baptism 29 Mar 1885 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire
Death 27 Apr 1886 (age 1) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 5,6
Burial May 1886 (age 1) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5

Child 8: Owen Edgar SIMMS

Name: Owen Edgar SIMMS 3,5
Sex: Male
Birth Q2 1886 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 3,5,21
Baptism 30 May 1886 (age -1-0 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5
Occupation 1901 (age 14) joiner 4

Child 9: Archibald Bernard SIMMS

Name: Archibald Bernard SIMMS 3,4,5
Sex: Male
Spouse: Jessie SCOTT (1890?- )
Birth Q3 1887 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 3,5,22
Baptism 7 Aug 1887 (age -1-0 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5

Child 10: Bertha Ethel SIMMS

Name: Bertha Ethel SIMMS 3,5
Sex: Female
Spouse: Frederick PRATT (1889?- )
Birth btw 6 Apr 1888 and 16 Dec 1888 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 3,5
Baptism 16 Dec 1888 (age 0) Clifton, Bedfordshire 5

Sources

1The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch No.: M022193 Extracted marriage records Dates 1813-1885. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
2"1881 Census". RG/11/1630 folio 96 page10. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
3"1891 Census". RG12/1257 folio 48 page 22. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
4"1901 census". RG13/1498 folio 76 page 14. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
5Janet Young, "5 Generations of the King family".
6Transcribed by Iris Dobson (King), "Clifton Cemetary Gravestone Inscriptions". Text From Source: In loving memory of Emma Simms who died March 4th l929 aged 8l years. Also of John Simms husband of the above who died January 4th l934 aged 79 years. Bertram Percival born January 26th l885 died April 27th l886. Albert Simms died December 3lst l9l9 aged 45 years. Bernice Nina born October 2nd l883 died April 2nd l885. "Peace perfect peace".
7The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no. C739648 Extracted christening records dates.
www.familysearch.org.
8"1851 census". HO107/1752 folio 323 page 1. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
9"Return of owners of land of 1 acre upwards".
10The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no.:C022193 1813 - 1875. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
11"GRO Birth Index". 1874 Dec Biggleswade 3b 350. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
12Ibid. 1876 Jun Biggleswade 3b 391. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
13"1901 census". RG13/2955 folio 80 page 6. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
14"GRO Birth Index". 1877 Sep Biggleswade b 348. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
15Transcribed by Iris Dobson (King), "Clifton Cemetary Gravestone Inscriptions". Text From Source: In loving memory of William Henry Simms died 6th November l929 aged 52 years. Rest in peace. Mary Simms died 9th October l957 aged 78 years. In loving memory of Marion Bigley (nee Simms) 1913 - 1994 Thomas Cedric Bigley 1911 - 1999
16"GRO Birth Index". 1880 Mar Biggleswade 3b 363. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
17Transcribed by Iris Dobson (King), "Clifton Cemetary Gravestone Inscriptions".
18"GRO Birth Index". 1882 Sep Biggleswade 3b 341. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
19Ibid. 1883 Dec Biggleswade 3b 360. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
20Ibid. 1885 Mar Biggleswade 3b 383. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
21Ibid. 1886 Jun Biggleswade 3b 382. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
22Ibid. 1887 Sep Biggleswade 3b 360. Assessment: Secondary evidence.