NameFlorence SIMPKIN
Birth1887, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
FatherWilliam David SIMPKIN (~1853-)
MotherSusannah RYDER (~1857-)
Birth13 Mar 1886, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Baptism25 Apr 1886, St. Michael, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death1954, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
FatherCharles Edward LOWE (1858-1936)
MotherJane Elizabeth HIGGINS (1863-1924)
Marriage23 Sep 1913, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Notes for Florence SIMPKIN
In the July to September 1887 birth index Florence Simpkin, Leeds, Yorkshire, volume 9b, page 486.

In the 1891 census 6 Armenia Grove, North Leeds, Leeds.
Head William D. Simpkin, age 37, bookkeeper, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Wife Susannah Simpkin, age 34, born Stoke, Staffordshire.
Son Ernest A. Simpkin, age 11, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Nellie S. Simpkin, age 9, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Evelyn Simpkin, age 5, scholar, born Leeds.
Daughter Florence Simpkin, age 3, scholar, born Leeds.

In the 1901 census 1 Armenia Street, North Leeds, Leeds.
Head William D. Simpkin, age 47, bookkeeper, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Wife Susannah Simpkin, age 47, born Stoke on Trent, Stafford.
Stepdaughter Amelia Ryder, single, age 27, shop assistant, worker, born Stoke on Trent.
Daughter Helen Swift Simpkin, age 19, cigar makers apprentice, worker, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Daughter Anny? E. Simpkin, age 17, tailors, worker, born Leeds.
Daughter Eveline Simpkin, age 15, cigar makers apprentice, worker, born Leeds.
Daughter Florence Simpkin, age 13, bookbinder, worker, born Leeds.
1 domestic servant

In the 1911 census 262 York Road, Leeds.
Head William David Simpkin, age 58, bookkeeper, painters and decorators, born Leeds, Yorkshire.
Wife Susannah Simpkin, age 54, married 32 years, 6 children born alive, 6 still living, born Penkhill?, Staffordshire.
Daughter Florence Simpkin, age 23, single, cap maker, machinist, worker, born Leeds.

Parish records All Saints, Leeds
Married September 23, 1913 Charles Edwin Lowe, age 26, bachelor, joiner, residence 15 Raincliffe Terrace, father Charles Edward Lowe, joiner and Florence Simpkin, age 25, spinster, machinist, address 262 York Road, father William David Simpkin, clerk, by banns, by Arthur Edwin Snow, Assistant Curate in the presence of Charles Edward Hill and Elizabeth Gant Webster.
Notes for Charles Edwin (Spouse 1)
Middle name from tree Ashworth/Lowe.

In the April to June 1886 birth index Charles Edwin Lowe, Leeds, Yorkshire, volume 9b, page 441.

Parish Records, St. Michael, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire
Born March 13, 1886, baptized April 25 1886, Charles Edwin Lowe, parents Charles Edward and Jane Elizabeth Lowe, 2 Armenia Place, Leeds, father is a joiner by Howard Chadwick assistant Curate.

In the 1891 census 1 Brunswick Place.
Head, Charles Edward Lowe, married, age 28, Joiner (practical), born East Keswick.
Wife Jane Elizabeth Lowe, age 26, born Leeds. Daughter Henrietta Lowe, single, age 17, born Leeds.
Son Charles Edwin Lowe, age 5. born Leeds.
Boarder William Higgins Lowe, married, age 23, clerk, born Leeds. [William Higgins Lowe must be William Higgins with the ditto added by mistake]

In the 1901 census registration district Leeds, sub district North Leeds, ecclesiastical parish Leyland St. Thomas, 16 Nielbourne? St..
Charles E. Lowe, head, married, age 42, joiner carp., born East Keswick.
Wife Jane E. Lowe age 37, born Leeds.
Daughter Henrietta Lowe, single, age 17, Packer of Dry Foods, born Leeds.
Son Charles E. Lowe, single, age 15, solicitor’s clerk, born Leeds.
Son Joseph H. Lowe age 3, born Leeds.
Son William S. Lowe age 3 months, born Leeds.

In the 1911 census 42a Sheepscar Street, Leeds
Charles Edward Lowe, head, married, age 52, joiner and undertaker, born East Keswick, Yorkshire.
Wife Jane Elizabeth Lowe, married 28 years, age 47, born Leeds.
Son Charles Edwind [is it Edwin or Edward?] Lowe, single, age 25, joiner and undertaker, born Leeds.
Son William Scatchard Lowe, age 10, school, born Leeds.
Grand daughter Marjory Winnifred Smith, age 1, born Leeds.

British Army WWI Service Records, Short Service Attestation December 9, 1915
Charles Edwin Lowe, Railway Troops Depot Royal Engineers, Regimental Number 262703
Address 26 Gledhow? ??, Roundhay Road?, Leeds
age 29 years 8 months, joiner, married
height 5 feet 7 1/4 inches
married Florence Simpkin, spinster September 23, 1913 at Leeds
no children listed
Mobilized January 15, 1917, embarked February 3, 1917, rank Private

British Army WWI Medal Rolls
Charles E. Lowe, sapper, Royal Engineers, regimental number 218510, WR 262703
Victory Medal, British Medal

A possible match in the July to September 1954 death index Charles E. Lowe, age 68, Leeds, Yorkshire, volume 2c, page 172.
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