Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jane Foster CUMPSTONE born c. 1825

Today I found an unusual record for (1/2/2) Jane Foster  CUMPSTONE age 14 b. c 1825  who appeared before the Lyndsey Sessions in Lincolnshire at Kirton on 5th July 1839 charged with larceny.  It described her  ‘ degree of instruction’ as  ‘Imp’ She … Continue reading

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Using Google Books to yield genealogical information

Google Books can yield important genealogical information.  Jim Owston  includes some hints on how to maximize Google Books search results on his blog at http://linealarboretum.blogspot.com/2010/10/genealogy-by-google-books.html James M. Owston, EdD is Dean of Online and Individualized Learning Associate Professor: Communication & Media Mountain State University PO … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Marriages, 1837-1922 familysearch collection and Ernest Edward CUMPSTONE

Glamorgan Marriages, 1837-1922 collection has been posted on FamilySearch.org at https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1392564 I’ve found 31 COMPTON entries, which are not part of my One Name Study and 1 CUMPSTONE entry. So if there is anyone out there researching COMPTON take a look at this … Continue reading

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Jane CUMPSTONE buried 12 March 1901 Islington London

I found Jane’s burial entry on the website deceased on – line at https://www.deceasedonline.com/ There are 3 women this could refer to and I wonder if anyone recognises her?  1.  The 1881 census has Jane CUMPSTONE born c. 1862 at Worthen Shropshire residing … Continue reading

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Astrid Kate Oatlage CUMPSTON died 1984

I found this entry on deceased online at https://www.deceasedonline.com/  where they offer a free search, with further payment required for additional information. Cumpston  Astrid Kate Oatlage  Cremation date   31  Jan  1984 Cambridge City Council  Cambridge Crematorium (Cambridgeshire)  There were also entries … Continue reading

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Canadian Headstones

CanadianHeadstones.com has a separate website and database for each province and territory.  The site is fully automated so that uploading the photo, editing and transcribing the text from the headstone is very easy and fast. Then, to avoid SPAM and errors, a … Continue reading

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Murder of Myrtle Zelda CUMPSTON Adel State: Iowa County: Dallas

IOWA COLD CASE UNIT Case Number: 6500401  On March 9, 1965, Myrtle Zelda Cumpston was shot and killed in the display area of the C. & K. Aqualand Incorporated, located near Adel, Iowa.  The Police are still seeking further information … Continue reading

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Julia A. CUMPSTON, died Morton County (Rolla) Kansas c. 1960

Back in August 2010 I heard from Mike L Sullivan sully912@embarqmail.com   Jefferson City, MO about Julia A. CUMPSTON his great grandmother. She died in Morton County (Rolla) Kansas, where Mike grew up, circa 1960. She had been married to T. S. Ward.  I … Continue reading

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British Library and Google partnership

Major project to digitise up to 40 million pages from 1700-1870, from the French Revolution to the end of slavery The British Library and Google announced this week a partnership to digitise 250,000 out-of-copyright books from the Library’s collections. Opening up access to … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire’s Medieval Records Published Online

Nottinghamshire‘s Medieval Records Published Online.   A register of medieval court rolls, surveys and maps, has been released online for the first time. Information about 200 Nottinghamshire manors is accessible to the public thanks to the county council’s archives team. The … Continue reading

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