NameMary BLACK
Birthabt 1862, Carlisle, Cumberland
FatherJoseph BLACK (~1837-)
MotherIsabella (~1839-)
Birth1866, Kirkoswald, Cumberland
FatherRichard SIMPSON (1821-1894)
MotherMary BELLAS (1828-1915)
Marriage1890, Dorking, Surrey
ChildrenArthur Edward (1897-1976)
 George Bellas (1903-1987)
 John Percy (~1905-)
 Gladys Mary (1907-)
Notes for Mary BLACK
In the 1871 census 18 Mill Street, Penrith, Cumberland. Joseph Black, age 32, railway engine driver. Wife Isabella Black, age 29. Father-in-law Joseph Smith, widower, age 62, born Carlisle. Daughter Jane Black, age 11, scholar, born Carlisle. Daughter Mary Black, age 9. Son William Black, age 7. Daughter Isabella Black, age 4. Son Joseph Black, age 2. Daughter Martha Black, age 6 months.

In the 1881 census 18 Mill Street, Penrith, Cumberland. Head Joseph Black, age 44, engineman, born Carlisle, Cumberland. Wife Isabella Black, age 42, born Kendal, Westmoreland. Daughter Mary Black, unmarried, age 19, dressmaker, born Carlisle. Son William Black, age 17, mason, born Carlisle. Daughter Isabella Black, age 14, born Carlisle. Son Joseph Black, age 12, scholar, born Penrith, Cumberland. Daughter Martha Black, age 10 scholar, born Penrith. Daughter Rebecca Black, age 8, scholar, born Penrith. Son John J. Black, age 5, scholar, born Penrith. Daughter Elizabeth A. Black, age 3, born Penrith. Son George Black, age 7 months, born Penrith.

In the April to June 1890 marriage index Richard Bellas Simpson on the same page as Mary Black, Dorking Surrey, volume 2a page 259.
Notes for Richard Bellas (Spouse 1)
There is a Richard B. Simpson listed in the Oct to Dec 1866 birth index Penrith, Cumberland, vol 10b page 384.

In the 1871 census living at Glendowling, civil parish of Bridge and Yanwath, ecclesiatical parish Carlise, town of Yanwath, Westmorland, registration district West Ward, sub registration district Lowther. Head Richard Simpson, age 49, farmer of 73 acres, born at Long Marton, westmorland. Wife Mary Simpson age 42, born at Long marton. Son John Simpson, age 17, works on the farm. Son Thomas William Simpson, age 14, born at Kirkoswald. Son Joseph Simpson, born at Kirkoswald. Son George Simpson age 10, born at Kirkoswald. Son Richard B. Simpson age 4, born at Kirkoswald. Mother in Law Mary Bellas, widow, age 74, Landowners?, born at Bongate?, Westmoreland. and 1 servant.

In the 1881 census living at Glendowling, Civil parish of Yanwath and Eamont Bridge, Westmorland, registration district West Ward, sub registration district Lowther. Head Richard Simpson, age 59, farmer of 80 acres, born at Longmartin, Westmorland. Wife Mary age 52, born at Longmartin. Son Thomas age 24, farmers son, born at Kirkoswald. Son George Simpson age 20, farmers son, born at Kirkoswald. Son Richard B. Simpson age 14, farmers son, born at Kirkoswald. 1 servant.

A possible connection in the 1891 and 1911 census
1891 census Dorking civil parish, St Martin ecclesiastical parish, Dorking Surrey, 46 High Street. Madame Marie, head, single 52, Dressmaker, born France. Visitor Richard Bellas Simpson, age 24, married, Drapers Warehouseman assistant, born Parkhead, Cumberland. Boarder Mary Simpson age 29, dressmaker, employer, born Carlisle. Also 3 Dressmaker asisstants or apprentice.

In the 1901 census 153 Wightman Rd, Hornsey civil parish, Edmonton district, Hornsey sub district. Richard B Simpson head, age 39, Salesman Drapers, born Park Head Cumberland, Deaf. Wife Mary Simpson, age 34, born Carlisle Cumberland. Son Arthur E. Simpson, age 3, born Hornsey. Visitor, Mabel Black, single, age 18, born Penrith. Also at the same address were Robert Kidd and his wife Sibbis? who were born in Westmoreland and Penrith respectively. [I wonder if Mabel and Sibbis? were sisters of Mary?]

1911 census
32 Graham Street Penrith, Cumberland. Richard Bellas Simpson, married, age 44, Hosier Shopkeeper, born Parkhead Kirkoswald, Cumberland. Wife Mary Simpson, age 49, married 20 years, born Carlisle, Cumberland. Son Arthur Edward Simpson, age 13, school, born Hornsey Middlesex. Son George Bellas Simpson, age 8, born Hornsey. Son John Percy Simpson, age 6, born Penrith, Cumberland. Daughter Gladys Mary Simpson, age 3, born Penrith. Servant Mary Elizabeth Miskelly, single, age 29, born Penrith.

Richard Bellas Simpson mentioned in his brother George’s probate records as living in Penrith, Cumberland, occupation hosier March 20, 1913.
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