Daily Archives: August 22, 2011

Andrew CUMPSTY Canada 1708

Andrew CUMPSTY wrote ‘A new almanack for the year of our Lord, 1708 printed by and for Andrew Crook, and sold by M. Gunne, E. Dobson and P. Campbel, 1708. It is available at an E-LOCATIONS  but sadly access is restricted to McGill users … Continue reading

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Patty-Anne CUMPSTONE Canada – author

Does anyone recognise Patty-Anne?      She is the author of ‘British Columbia sea food cook book’ published by Duncan, in British Columbia  in 1981.

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ACT Historical Death Index 1930 – 1973 Australia

A little known listing of all the deaths that have occurred in the ACT from 1930 to 1973 is available for free on this site. Set out as an Excel spreadsheet, it isn’t very user friendly, but it might help … 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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Database of Court Officers for the British Monarchy 1660 -1837

“The Database of Court Officers is an online computer database providing the career histories of every remunerated officer and servant of the English royal household from the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 to the accession of Queen Victoria in … Continue reading

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The ranks for non-commissioned officers in the Uk

I’ve been asked about the ranks for non-commissioned officers: Lance-Corporal       Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer class II Warrant Officer class I  Warrant Officer is considered a very senior position in the army and those holding the rank of Warrant Officer … Continue reading

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