Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

John Sebastian Cumpston of New York

On 2010-09-03 john.sebastian.cumpston@gmail.com  wrote to me asking about John Sebastian Cumpston b. 1/27/1971, New York City, son of David Mark Cumpston 9/3/1939 – 2/27/1992 b. Pittsburgh, PA. His father George Cumpston also PA. Does anyone have further  info on this lineage?

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Master Sergeant Patrick H. Cumston of Vinton Ohio

Master Sergeant Patrick H. Cumston, 61, of Vinton, Ohio passed away Tuesday morning February 9, 2010 at his residence. He was born July 28, 1948 in Delaware, Ohio to Floyd and Verdina Marie (Reeves) Cumston. He served his country in the United States … Continue reading

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Free analysis of your website or blog

Those of you with websites might find this tool useful. It provides a free analysis of the effectiveness of your website:  http://websitegrader.com   It tells you for instance how many pages have been stored in the Google index and gives you a … Continue reading

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Cumston Hall and Public Library Monmouth, Maine USA

Cumston Hall can be found at 796 Main Street; PO Box 239 Cumston, ME 04259-0239  United States Web site:  http://www.cumston.lib.me.us/      It has an interesting history and more can be found on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/cumpston-hall-monmouth-usa/4533712856

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The UK Treasury Solicitor’s Department

http://www.bonavacantia.gov.uk/ is part of the official site for The Treasury Solicitor’s Department. Go to “Are you an entitled relative?” page to search. I’ve found the following North Yorkshire peoples’ deaths on the LIST OF UNCLAIMED BONA VACANTIA ESTATES Layzell James 14/07/2007 Catterick, … Continue reading

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How to convert files

Have you ever wanted to convert files without the need to download software ?  Take a look at http://www.zamzar.com/ - this really works.  I tried that for converting a pdf to Word format. Its free, you don’t have to sign up for anything and … Continue reading

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Family History Classes Available Free on Internet

The FamilySearch Family History Library has made 23 classes available free through their website http://www.familysearch.org   Subjects range from European research to United States, and military records. There are “Beginning Research Series” England and Ireland and England, and also a class on descendancy research. Time to … Continue reading

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Roots of the British, 1000 BC – AD 1000 – Leicester University

Have a look at this Leicester University project http://www2.le.ac.uk/projects/roots-of-the-british  Histories, Genetics and the Peopling of Britain.  The fundamental population history of Britain and the roots of the identities of the historical nations of the island (the Welsh, Scots and English) is … Continue reading

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Searching Australian Newspapers

For those who haven’t come across this link there are a number of Australian newspapers which have a free search engine at http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home The original images can be saved.  Christine, a friend in Canada, searched on key words to bring up ’6 … Continue reading

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