Daily Archives: June 28, 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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