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Catherine Whitelaw1

F, #8448, b. circa 1843, d. 1880
  • Birth*: Catherine Whitelaw was born circa 1843 at Scotland.1
  • She was the daughter of Somebody Whitelaw and Christina Somebody.2
  • Married Name: As of 2 November 1865, her married name was Sime.1
  • Marriage*: Catherine Whitelaw married Thomas Sime, son of John Sime and Marjory Simpson, on Thursday, 2 November 1865 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Catherine Whitelaw died in 1880 at St Andrew, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.3

Census Events

Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of Thomas Sime in the 1871 census at Taybank Terrace, Lett Road, Stratford, Essex, England. Thomas Sime, head, mar, 29, manager of jute factory, B Scotland; Catherine Sime, wife, mar, 28, manager of factoy's wife, b Scotland. James Sime, Christina Sime, Christina Somebody and Emily Newman were also listed in the household.2
Last Edited: 28 Jul 2011


Father*: Somebody Whitelaw b. c 1803
Mother*: Christina Somebody2 b. c 1803


Thomas Sime b. 31 Aug 1841


James Sime+2 b. 1866
Christina Sime+2 b. 1870
Jessie Sime4 b. c 1873
John Sime5 b. 26 Jun 1874
Margaret P Sime4 b. c 1876


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), M112821 [July 2011].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 1623; Folio: 77; Page: 42; GSU roll: 829930. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The National Archives gives no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for the purpose of the information provided. Images may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU. [July 2011]
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1880 Dundee 282/04 0361 no image [July 2011].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Mains; ED: 2; Page: 5; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1891_102; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [July 2011]
  5. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), [July 2011].