Tag Archives: Cumbria

Cumpston website update

Many thanks to all those who have been visiting my Guild of One Name Studies CUMPSTON website.  Over the last 2 weeks I have been uploading lots of new data about 11 more families.  The site is now 3 years old and … Continue reading

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London Gazette On line

Go to the Gazettes Online page http://www.london-gazette.co.uk near the bottom right hand side of the page it says in a Blue Bubble “Search the Archives” and click on this link.  Go to the bottom of this page and where it … Continue reading

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History, topography and directory of East Cumberland – Miss Ruth Cumpston

Tonight I found an entry for Ruth Cumpston in this book.  She was recording living at 1 Wilfred Street, Carlisle.  (Page 55).  Date of Publication: 1884.  This address still exists today so on my next visit to Carlisle I shall … Continue reading

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Cumbrian Manorial records glossary

There is an excellent glossary of manorial records at http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/manorialrecords/glossary/index.htm There is also a full page of links to on line records at http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/manorialrecords/links/index.htm

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Catharine Compston

 Catharine Compston at http://www.compstonart.com A new addition to my research – an artist painting in pastel. I’ve emailed Catharine in Alberta and hope she will add to her page 2011-05-03 I am delighted to hear from Catharine  ccath@shaw.ca She has a … Continue reading

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