Monthly Archives: September 2011

Have you found Google scholar yet?

I have just found “Google Scholar” a very effective way to highlight academic articles and books written by persons with my CUMPSTON surname – I’ve found 175 entries related to my research http://scholar.google.co.uk/schhp?hl=en&tab=ws

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Searching for middle names on the IGI

Just in case anyone is not aware of this facility you can search for middle names on the IGI in England and Scotland on Hugh Wallis’s IGI Middle Name indexes:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/  it is well worth checking out.

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Cause Papers for the Courts of the Archbishopric of York

The Cause Papers of the Courts of the Archbishopric of York have been indexed. http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/causepapers/ Even the basic search has lots of information available.  The site offers a searchable catalogue of more than 14,000 cause papers relating to cases heard … Continue reading

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GENUKI

If you are interested in finding UK place name why not check them out on GENUKI http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Gazetteer/  The GENUKI Gazetteer covers the whole of England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man. It has good coverage of place names in England, Scotland, Wales and the … Continue reading

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Sara Cummins Cumpston Obituary March 1993 Waynesburg

Sara Cummins Cumpston, 70, of Waynesburg, R. D. 3, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 1993, in her home, following a long illness.  She was born September 17, 1922, in Whiteley Township, a daughter of Charles C. and Neva … Continue reading

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John Sebastian Cumpston of New York

On 2010-09-03 john.sebastian.cumpston@gmail.com  wrote to me asking about John Sebastian Cumpston b. 1/27/1971, New York City, son of David Mark Cumpston 9/3/1939 – 2/27/1992 b. Pittsburgh, PA. His father George Cumpston also PA. Does anyone have further  info on this lineage?

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Master Sergeant Patrick H. Cumston of Vinton Ohio

Master Sergeant Patrick H. Cumston, 61, of Vinton, Ohio passed away Tuesday morning February 9, 2010 at his residence. He was born July 28, 1948 in Delaware, Ohio to Floyd and Verdina Marie (Reeves) Cumston. He served his country in the United States … Continue reading

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Free analysis of your website or blog

Those of you with websites might find this tool useful. It provides a free analysis of the effectiveness of your website:  http://websitegrader.com   It tells you for instance how many pages have been stored in the Google index and gives you a … Continue reading

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Cumston Hall and Public Library Monmouth, Maine USA

Cumston Hall can be found at 796 Main Street; PO Box 239 Cumston, ME 04259-0239  United States Web site:  http://www.cumston.lib.me.us/      It has an interesting history and more can be found on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/cumpston-hall-monmouth-usa/4533712856

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The UK Treasury Solicitor’s Department

http://www.bonavacantia.gov.uk/ is part of the official site for The Treasury Solicitor’s Department. Go to “Are you an entitled relative?” page to search. I’ve found the following North Yorkshire peoples’ deaths on the LIST OF UNCLAIMED BONA VACANTIA ESTATES Layzell James 14/07/2007 Catterick, … Continue reading

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