Monthly Archives: April 2011

Genuki map of the Ridings of Yorkshire

 Genuki is a wonderful collection of useful information including this very helpful map http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/Misc/Maps/Ridings.html which superimposes the old Riding boundaries onto a modern map, to show how Yorkshire was re-divided in 1974.

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Robert COMPSTON North Vancouver

Today I’ve written to Robert to see if he is interested in having a page on my CUMPSTON website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk Let me know if you know Robert.

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University of California ‘In Memoriam’ website

This excellent website has hundreds of entries with an easy to search index and in depth descriptions: http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/uchistory/archives_exhibits/in_memoriam/nameindex/nameindex_g.html No CUMPSTONs there for me though.  Check it out for your own research names

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Melissa CUMPSTON of Columbia MD and Stafford VA, USA

    I am trying to trace Melissa CUMPSTON who is related to Connie J Cumpston and Noelle Cumpston  More info at:http://radaris.com/p/Melissa/Cumpston/  Please let me know if you recognise any of these people

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Melissa CUMPSTON of Arnold NE, Renton and Tacoma WA, USA

    I am trying to make contact with Melissa who is related to Robert James Cumpston and Marleon D Cumpston  More info at:http://radaris.com/p/Melissa/Cumpston/   Please let me know if you recognise any of these people.

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Melissa CUMPSTON of Morgantown WV USA

    I’m seeking contact with Melissa who is related to Judith Ann Keener, Carl Patrick Cumpston, Pat Cumpston, Rebecca R Keener, Ryan Scott Keener, Charles Frank Keener  More info at:http://radaris.com/p/Melissa/Cumpston/  If anyone recognises any of these people please let … Continue reading

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Mike CUMPSTON

Mike is a well known author of books on guns.  http://www.milesfortis.com/mcump/main.htm

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Cumbrian Manorial records glossary

There is an excellent glossary of manorial records at http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/manorialrecords/glossary/index.htm There is also a full page of links to on line records at http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/manorialrecords/links/index.htm

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Edward Leonard COMPSTON

Leonard Edward COMPSTON was born 1887 June Quarter to Edward Wones COMPSTON and Rachel in Sedgley Staffs, although one census has this as Wolverhampton.  He was aged 3 in the 1891 census living in St Lukes Parish Wolverhampton. Ruth Brandreth has written to me to … Continue reading

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Family announcements from 339 newspapers

 http://www.iannounce.co.uk/  “Over 1,507,000 family announcements from 339 newspapers updated daily “

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