Catharine Compston

 Catharine Compston at www.compstonart.com

A new addition to my research – an artist painting in pastel.

I’ve emailed Catharine in Alberta and hope she will add to her page

2011-05-03 I am delighted to hear from Catharine  ccath@shaw.ca

She has a brother Michael Compston in Calgary, Alberta.  Her grandfather was Sydney Compston and his wife was Eva Punch. They were from the north of England (Cumbria she  thinks).

They had 3 children, Catharine’s father Charles Roy Compston, Elizabeth and Gertrude.

Her father Roy (Charles Roy but he used Roy) was a captain in the Canadian army during WW II. He met her mother in the UK and they married at Taplow in  1943.

Many thanks for responding Catharine – I have given this family a new page on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/sydney-compston-cumbria/4551515754 and have discovered more about their background

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Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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