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Denis A COMPSTON of Arnside Lancashire

Published in the Westmorland Gazette on 6th March 2010 (Distributed in Kendal) COMPSTON A. DENIS Peacefully aged 96. Father, grandfather and proud great-granddad. Private family funeral. Donations if desired to Holly Bank Home for The Retired, Arnside. c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, … Continue reading

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Jack Cumpston THOMPSON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 9th February 2006 7th February 2006 THOMPSON.- Jack Cumpston. Passed away on 7th February 2006 aged 83 years. Dearly loved Husband of Joan, much loved Father of Gill, Son In-law Peter and adored Gramps of … Continue reading

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Hilda CUMPSTON of Hull

Published in the Hull Daily Mail on 15th August 2007 (Distributed in Beverley, Hull)   CUMPSTON.- Hilda (nee Johnson). Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2007 in Hull Royal Infirmary aged 91 years. Beloved Wife of the late Joe and Ken … Continue reading

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Guild of One Name Studies Marriage Locator

The Guild Marriage Locator is a new Guild initiative and it is publicly available, though still a work-in-progress – see http://www.marriage-locator.co.uk/      This website enables you to interpret the Marriage Index created by the General Register Office for England and Wales. By … Continue reading

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The RMA Woolwich Cadet Registers

The RMA Woolwich Cadet Registers cover the years 1790 to1793, 1799 to 1805 and 1820 to 1939. Those for the RMC Sandhurst cover 1800 to 1946. Both sets record the name, age, date of entry, commissioning date and corps or regiment joined. … Continue reading

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Dispensations for Marriages – Surtees Society

Volume 45 of the Surtees Society is conveniently online via the Internet Archive:  http://www.archive.org/stream/publicationssur05socigoog#page/n319/mode/2up where it gives the Dispensations for Marriages

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General Register Office for England and Wales online ordering service

The General Register Office holds a central copy of all registrations for England and Wales. Local Register Offices also hold records of events registered in their area. For recent events registered within the last 6 months (for marriages this period … Continue reading

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Wheal Cumpston Devon – tin mine

Wheal Cumpston (Wheal Combestone; Steepehill) Dartmeet Southern Dartmoor, Devon England A small but ancient tin mine located within Combestone Woods, half a mile down river from Dartmeet on the western side of the river. All that remains is an overgrown gulley and pits … Continue reading

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Will transcriptions web site

 This is an excellent website for finding wills that have been transcribed by other researchers.  http://www.willtranscriptions.co.uk/index.htm There are now over 4,200 wills listed and they are all looking for owners.  If you have any wills which are transcribed why not offer … Continue reading

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Australian Convict Transportation Registers Joseph CUMPSTEY 1852

CUMPSTEY is not one of my Guild of One Name Studies registered names but occasionally I have found links with my CUMPSTON relatives. Joseph CUMPSTEY was convicted on 29th November 1849 at Lancaster and sailed on the vessel Equestrian on 27th … Continue reading

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