Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

CUMPSTONE – Howden deeds

My colleague Janet Higman kindly found two deed entries for me from the Freehold Deeds of Howden and District 1736-1895 from the East Yorkshire Family History Society. They refer to the Rev. George CUMPSTONE of Howden, Clerk and John CUMPSTONE of Howden surgeoun and apothecary.  You can … Continue reading

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Yorkshire surname list

Yorksgen is the Yorkshire email group for those interested in researching in the county. For the Index to surnames on the YKS Surnames database and for instructions on how to submit surnames, go to: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/YKSlist/

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Milo CUMPSTON – USA Veteran’s History Project

This new site has records relating to Milo’s military career and an oral history tape. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/50608  (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress) Milo has his own page on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/milo-j-cumpston-fayetteville/4533614245

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Noah Compson

Today I heard from Jennifer Compson Yoneji yoneji@bresnan.net about her COMPSON relatives. Jennifer asked if Compson is a corrupted form of Cumpston.  Her father’s name is John Edward Compson. His father was George Compson; his father was Noah Compson. Compson is indeed a variant of CUMPSTON … Continue reading

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