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Masters and Mates Certificates for Great Britain 1850 – 1927

One of the reasons I was keen to renew my Ancestry membership was because the organisation has just released a new collection of Masters and Mates certificates for Great Britain from 1850-1927, as sourced from The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. … Continue reading

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Glenn R. Cumpston Obituary 1994 Greene County PA

I have a number of pages about CUMPSTONs in Greene County.  Does anyone recognise this family – if so please contact me. http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/greene-page-2/4535582416 Native of Greene County, 79, of 675 Cullum Street, Meadville, who died Monday, December 19, 1994, in Meadville … Continue reading

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Frances W Cumpston Sacramento County, Elk Grove, California

Gail Lee (Cumpston) Brokaw also wrote to me about her family.  You can now see a page on William Henry junior and her mother Frances: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-henry-jun-frances-w-cumps/4563413184  and a  page on William Henry Senior and his wife Sarah: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-h-sen-sarah-cumpston-mrs-b/4563416949 Frances is Gail’s mother, who was … Continue reading

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William Roscoe Cumpston Greene County Pennsylvania

It has been a very busy time for me in the last 3 weeks having received 8 sightings of CUMPSTONs – all sent to me by their descendants.  Many thanks to you all and by now you will be able … Continue reading

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Searching for surnames

There is a very useful top level search which can be done for those interested in searching for surnames.  Visit http://www.surnameweb.org/  to get an idea of how it works. Here are the results for my own CUMPSTON research http://www.surnameweb.org/Cumpston/surnames.htm Cumpston … Continue reading

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Ralph CUMSTON

It is now possible to hear CUMSTON people speaking on line and one such link is on youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnoWIzkhmC4 where you can hear 1st Ward Council Member Ralph Cumston giving his reaction after Mayor Scott Schertzer gives the “State of the City” Address … Continue reading

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Hallet & Cumston piano makers

I often receive queries about the history of Hallet and Cumston pianos and requests to value pianos.  I regret I know nothing about pianos but I do know something of this particular line. HALLET & DAVIS PIANO COMPANY HISTORY: The Hallet & Davis Piano … Continue reading

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Cumston Hall, Monmouth, Maine

Cumston Hall is a historic library in downtown Monmouth, Maine. It was completed in 1900 and is named in honor of Dr. Charles M. Cumston, a former teacher at the English High School in Boston, who gave the Romanesque Revival … Continue reading

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School registers

Ancestry has added School registers, which give an amazing amount of family information. London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1938 This is a collection of School Admission and Discharges for schools in London. This collection contains more than a million … Continue reading

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Sidney Dewayne Cumpston sudden death Burgettstown PA

Many thanks to Nevin my colleague in the USA for this recent newspaper item http://www.wtae.com/news/30536125/detail.html?taf=pit  February 24, 2012 3-Vehicle Crash Kills Man In Burgettstown Sidney Dewayne Cumpston Dies In Main Street Accident BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — A Burgettstown man was  killed in … Continue reading

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