Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

What’s new from Durham (UK) Records Online

From Durham Records Online (www.durhamrecordsonline.com): What’s New: Boldon baptisms 1813-1846, burials 1813-1851 At Boldon St. Nicholas in South Shields district: 816 baptisms covering 1813-1846 683 burials covering 1813-1851 In case you missed our last Boldon update (March 2011), here is an … Continue reading

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Colonial administration files to move to The National Archives (TNA) London

The UK Foreign Office is to transfer many overseas colonial administration files to the National Archives – from its website at http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/publications-and-documents/colonial-administration/: The Foreign Office will be making available to the public a large collection of files from former British … Continue reading

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Ellen Edith CUMPSTON

Whilst browsing for CUMPSTON artefacts on auction websites I found that this painting had been sold by Anderson-Garland: Art: Lot 495 I presume that it had been painted by Ellen Edith Cumpston 13in. x 20.75in. (33 x 52.5cm) “The Silver- misty … Continue reading

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Thomas CUMPSTON of Philadelphia

I found mention of Thomas in the archives of Sotheby‘s: The Americana Library of Laird U. Park, Jr.: Lot 98  when they sold copies of the following: Charters of the Province of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia: Printed and … Continue reading

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