Kate E Simpson; daur; single; aged 13; born Sheffield, Yorkshire
Joseph C Percharde; Grandson; aged 2; born Sheffield, Yorkshire
Occupation: Inn Keeper
Wife and one daughter (Elsie) in houshold, both "Assists with business"
Fire Iron Polisher: 1871-1901
Inn Keeper; 1911
John Lindley Simpson, of 41 Portland Street, Sheffield, died 31 January 1926. Probate to widow, Sarah Ann Simpson. Effect £833 18s 6d.
Here's an interesting burial record for John - the dates don't match but the description fits our man perfectly!.
13 Mar 1862 John SIMPSON Polisher and Beer house Keeper 32 F3 128 (general cemetery).
Unfortunately this record (sheffieldrecordsonline.org.uk) is incomplete so can't check the other details.
"Chris Neale" Personal recollection: "John Cedric Neale told me he lived in his grandparents' pub as a young child."
However possible death date for John Lindley Simpson of 1926 is year of Ced's birth.
Evidence for John Lindley SImpson keeping a pub.
Here are the directory records of him keeping a beer house:
"England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26T5-NSM : 1 October 2014), John Linley Simpson, 1850; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
"England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWK4-9CQ : 2 August 2017), John L Simpson, Ecclesall, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John Lindley by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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