May Simpson

Born 5.10. 1893 . at Lurgashall, Midhurst, Sussex Certificate
Full Name May Simpson  
Father George Simpson Mother Polly Bixley
Christened ??. ???? at ??
Married ??. 1914 to Phillip Wiltshire at ?? Certificate
Children 1914 Norah = George Elmer
  1916 Eric = Sylvia Catley
  1919 Joyce Jo
  1920 Vera = Stephen Dungate
Died 1.5. 1983 at Northwood Certificate

Dressed for work outside her employers' house, possibly at Tilgate or Hawick. May in about 1917, with children Norah and Eric. A picnic in the woods with the children, about 1920. Baby Jo and son Eric.

May was born in Lurgashall, near Midhurst in Hampshire to George and Polly Simpson [3]. By 1910, she was in service with the Nix family at Tilgate House south of Crawley [2]. The family had a second house near Hawick [2], in the Scottish borders. In 1914 she married Phillip Wiltshire, a sailor with the Royal Navy. They had four children between 1914 and 1920.

. May in about 1980. .

May died in May 1983, in hospital in Northwood [2].

Sources: Census 1901 [1]; family memories [2]; GRO records [3]

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