Monthly Archives: August 2011

Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants UK

 http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/subject_guides/family_history/rail/asrs/ The Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales was founded in 1872. In 1892 it absorbed the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants of Scotland. It was the dominant partner in the 1913 amalgamation with the … Continue reading

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Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Probate Guide and Index, 1761 to 1900 Now Online

The Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants continues to create more indexes to records and places those indexes online.  http://bit.ly/owEyCE The latest addition joins Franklin County that went online last month. These indexes are both available free of charge.  The Massachusetts … Continue reading

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14th Century Gough map on line

The oldest surviving map of the British Isles has been digitally captured and turned into a Google Maps-style online resource. The 14th century Gough map is internationally-renowned as one of the earliest maps to show Britain in a geographically-recognizable form. Yet to … Continue reading

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History of Parliament website (UK)

There is a wonderful new history of parliament website which has biographies of members of parliament going back to 1386. It is a work in progress and there are still many gaps but the site already has over 21,000 biographies.  This … Continue reading

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Alfie CUMSTON of Worthing, West Sussex died 2010

Published in the Worthing Herald Group on 9th December 2010 (Distributed in Worthing) Cumston Alfie much loved and treasured uncle, great uncle and great great uncle to Leo and Derick and their families.  Also a very special godfather to Miles. Funeral service to … Continue reading

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Denis A COMPSTON of Arnside Lancashire

Published in the Westmorland Gazette on 6th March 2010 (Distributed in Kendal) COMPSTON A. DENIS Peacefully aged 96. Father, grandfather and proud great-granddad. Private family funeral. Donations if desired to Holly Bank Home for The Retired, Arnside. c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, … Continue reading

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Jack Cumpston THOMPSON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 9th February 2006 7th February 2006 THOMPSON.- Jack Cumpston. Passed away on 7th February 2006 aged 83 years. Dearly loved Husband of Joan, much loved Father of Gill, Son In-law Peter and adored Gramps of … Continue reading

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Hilda CUMPSTON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 15th August 2007 (Distributed in Beverley, Hull)   CUMPSTON.- Hilda (nee Johnson). Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2007 in Hull Royal Infirmary aged 91 years. Beloved Wife of the late Joe and Ken … Continue reading

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tax assessment rolls for Orion Brandon Township, Oakland County, Michigan

The Oakland County Genealogical Society (OCGS) has indexed the 1884, 1890, and 1894 tax assessment rolls for Orion Brandon Township, Oakland County, Michigan. Volunteers created an index of the names in the records, and the index is available on the … Continue reading

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Joseph COMPSTON of Oxford Ohio

Joseph Compston of Oxford, Ohio is a member of the fire service at Fire District #4 & Chiloquin ambulance.  He is also a First Responder.  You can read more about him at http://my.firefighternation.com/profile/JosephCompston?q=profile/JosephCompston Joseph, I would love to know more about … Continue reading

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