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CUMPSTONE entry in New Zealand newspaper

There is a quaint story told in the Waikato Times 23 March 1886 about Mr Cumpstone making a valuable find of a seam of gravel. Can anyone identify him from these few facts?  Could he be George – see my website at  http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/george-compston-waihi/4538630658 … Continue reading

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Obituary William John CUMPSTON Nottingham December 2011

Can anyone help me with this obituary kindly sent to me by Marion Gray a colleague from the Guild of One Name Studies. William John CUMPSTON was the husband of Ellen and father to Melanie, Cindy and Emma.  Grandfather to … Continue reading

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New Zealand Archives – CUMPSTON[E] entries

I’ve been searching the New Zealand Archives at http://archives.govt.nz/ where I’ve found the following references to CUMPSTONs held at Auckland.  Please let me know if you recognise any of these people: Maniapoto-Tuwharetoa annual number land alienation files The files document the … Continue reading

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Australian Immigration Collection 1788-1923 is now Online – John CUMPSTONE

Australia’s immigration records from 1788 to 1923 are going online for the first time as a package charting more than 14.5 million journeys to the new colony. Included on the Ancestry.com.au web site are passenger lists, musters, census information and … Continue reading

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Frederick CUMPSTONE

I am currently researching people who are recorded on the Commonwealth War Graves site http://www.cwgc.org  The following details refer to Frederick CUMPSTONE who held the rank of Private in the  Gloucestershire Regiment 10th Bn.  Age 21 date of death 09.09.1916.  Service no 15740.  … Continue reading

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CUMPSTONE – Howden deeds

My colleague Janet Higman kindly found two deed entries for me from the Freehold Deeds of Howden and District 1736-1895 from the East Yorkshire Family History Society. They refer to the Rev. George CUMPSTONE of Howden, Clerk and John CUMPSTONE of Howden surgeoun and apothecary.  You can … Continue reading

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Herbert CUMPSTONE to Connecticut USA

ON 4th April I received a message from  aalstone@hotmail.com saying: ‘My Great grandfather re-located from  a coal district in England to Connecticut, USA. He lived well into his 90′s. Had 5 sons, Robert, a pilot who was shot down in WWII, Francis, … Continue reading

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Will of Michael KNOTT of Rydal, Westmorland 1767

              This will mentions George Cumpstone of Rydal who appears on my website. I am also interested in the fact that it mentions an address in Lancashire for Nathaniel Taylor of Comstone.  Has anyone further information?

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