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Looking for William Alexander Simpson of New Zealand

Query by Vonney

This is our great great grandfather who emmigrated to New Zealand from Ireland when he was 17 so that would have been about 1859

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on 2006-11-22 10:34:12

Vonney has been a Family Tree Circles member since Nov 2006. is researching the following names: SIMPSON.

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by allycat on 2006-11-22 20:16:01

Hi Vonney, I checked the Archway - Archives of New Zealand and found one record almost matching this name:-

Military Personnel Files:
Frederick William Alexander SIMPSON, WW1 Army, 1914-1918, Wellington

Q.Who did he marry? Can you supply more information in your journals?

Q.Can you purchase his Death Certificate?

I'll try and see if I can find what ship he arrived on...

Meanwhile, click on my profile, then click on NEW ZEALAND and read my journals containing heaps of links on genealogy in the land of the long white cloud!

Your gg grandfather may also appear on the 1841 Census for Ireland as in infant with his family. Check out RootsChat.com - FREE Genealogical Research, and post a new topic (like a journal here) in the Ireland board general.

Kind regards,
Alison in Queensland, Australia.

by wasimpson on 2012-01-16 03:56:29

My name is William Alexander Simpson born in NSW Australia 1988.

I am the son of Donald William Simpson, born in Auckland New Zealand 1944. (Occupation: Truck Driver) Migrated with Parents in 1948 to Newcastle, NSW Australia.

I am the Grandson of William Alexander Simpson born in Masterton New Zealand 1901-1974 and Elva Majorie Green-Simpson. (Occupation: ex Air Force then Engineer) Died in 1974 in New Zealand.

Great Grandson of William Peter Simpson and Ruth Broomhead France-Simpson. (Occupation: Farmer)

Perhaps we are part of the same family. I don't know much else, I'm trying to find more.

William Alexander Simpson
Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia.

by ngairedith on 2012-01-16 04:16:54

hi William,

your grandfather, William Alexander SIMPSON was actually born on 11 October 1904
- (have seen 13 September 1904)
- he died 25 September 1974 aged 70

by wasimpson on 2012-01-17 01:37:50

Yes that is correct, I must have made a typo.

by Iola on 2016-02-04 16:08:39

William Alexander Simpson of Wollongong NSW is a relative of mine, it seems.
His Grandfather William Simpson was my Uncle Bill.
I was born in NZ 1956. My father, Philip Douglas Simpson was William Simpson's younger brother.
My Grandfather William Peter Simpson was 5 yrs old when he, 5 siblings and their mother and father, (William's Great Great Grandfather, William Alexander arrived at Dunedin 11 January, 1869 from Glasgow, Scotland on the "City of Dunedin"
I look forward to being in contact with William. Thanks.

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