Henry Joseph (Harry) Simpson (1904-1972) (my paternal grandfather)

Henry Joseph (Harry) SIMPSONĀ (my grandfather). Born on 27 Aug 1904 in Birmingham. Henry Joseph (Harry) died in 110 Holifast Road, Sutton Coldfield, on 16 Feb 1972 of cancer of the colon and carcinomatosis; he was 67. He is buried, with his wife Doris, in Oscott cemetry, section 8b, 182a. Religion: Roman Catholic.

On 10 Sep 1932 when Henry Joseph (Harry) was 28, he marriedĀ Doris Mary CULLEY, daughter of Alfred Henry CULLEY & Mary Sophia Ann BOAST, in Church of St Mary and John, Gravelly Hill North. Born on 25 Apr 1906 in 100a Bovill Road, Forest Hill, London. Doris Mary died in 110 Holifast Road, Sutton Coldfield, on 3 Sep 1983 of a pulmonary embolism; she was 77.

They had one child, my father:

i. John Graham

Harry Simpson lived at:

1911, 33 York Road, age: 6

1932, 33 York Road, Erdington, age: 27

1934, 33 York Road, age: 29

Death: 16 Feb 1972, 110 Holifast Road, Sutton Coldfield, age: 67

His occupations:

Tool turner, rubber works (1934)

Company Director, plastics manufacturer (1961)


Harry Simpson and Doris Culley on their wedding day (1932). Click to enlarge

Harry and Doris at Holifast Road. Click to enlarge.