Tag Archives: Kingston upon Hull

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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Society of Genealogists

Have you ever thought about joining the Society?  It has an enormous holding of records in London and you can do a surname search on this weblink http://www.sog.org.uk/library/surnames_stuv.shtml I’m delighted to have been asked to speak there on Saturday 17th March … Continue reading

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William CUMPSTONE aged 12 from England – Census of Canada 1881

This entry appears in the collections of Canada database   Name: Cumpstone, Wm. Sex: M Age: 12 Place of Birth: England Religion: Episcopal Ethnic Origin: English    Province: Manitoba District Name: Manitoba Extension (186 1/2 (192)) Sub-District Name: Western Extension … Continue reading

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BUSHBY, Harold Cumpston of Flamborough deceased 1968

  The Gazette Issue 44717 published on the 15 November 1968. Page 82 of 96 recorded the death of Harold Cumpston BUSHBY of “Whinbrae,” South Landing Road, Flamborough, East Yorks, Retired Company Director.  He died on 2nd November 1968. His solicitors were … Continue reading

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William Henry CUMPSTON poet

I am seeking a copy of the book  ‘Poems for the time’ by my relative William Henry Cumpston.  It was published in Montreal by Howard Printing House, 1915. You can read about him on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/william-henry-cumpston-hull/4533340023 If anyone has a copy … Continue reading

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William Henry CUMPSTON medals from Hull

I was delighted to hear from Robert Watt member of the Orders and Medals Research Society.  He possesses in his collection a Hull Seaman’s and General Orphan Asylum medal for  William Henry Cumpston.    William Henry was a gifted child who published poetry and went on … 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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My CUMPSTON family history book

I’m receiving regular requests for details of my latest book – The Cumpstons of Hull, master mariners and their families.  Published in December 2010 it was launched at the CUMPSTON family reunion in Canberra, Australia in January 2011.  It can … Continue reading

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