New Zealand Archives – CUMPSTON[E] entries

I’ve been searching the New Zealand Archives at where I’ve found the following references to CUMPSTONs held at Auckland.  Please let me know if you recognise any of these people:Maori

Maniapoto-Tuwharetoa annual number land alienation files

The files document the alienation of Maori land in the Waikato-Maniapoto Maori Land District. Alienation is when landowners grant certain rights over their land to another person.
Land Alienation – Puketarata 9: Ross and Cumpston 1908 1909 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District

CUMPSTONE, Tom – WW1 35865 – Army 1914-18 New Zealand Defence Force, Personnel Archives

Land Alienation – Otorohanga O1: Ruwai Otimi – John Cumpston 1911-12 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District

Land Alienation – Puketarata 9 (Reserve): J Cumpstone  1911 – 15 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District

Land Alienation – Puketarata 2D5B1: J Cumpstone and others – Mere te Tarete  1914-15 Maori Land Court, Waikato-Maniapoto District

Hamilton land tenure files 

This series covers the management of Crown land leases and licences in the Waikato and Coromandel areas (South Auckland land district) administered under the Lands Act 1924 and 1948. These files contain information on the terms and conditions of tenure, and also considerable detail on the land (etc) subject to that tenure.

Renewable Lease – Cumpstone JR 1910 – 23 Department of Survey and Land Information,

Hamilton Education Salary Cards   Hamilton District Office and 1930 – 83
These cards documented the salaries or records of payment for staff of the Hamilton Education Board. The series was created in 1953 when the Hamilton Education Board was established. Staff employed before that time had their cards transferred from the Auckland Education Board. In 1989 the Education Board was disestablished and the records were sent to Educorp Services (New Zealand) Limited.  Staff members include teachers, groundsmen, office staff, librarians, part time teachers, night school staff , caretakers etc.

Salary card for GUTHRIE-NEW Joyce Cumpstone Mrs 1942 – 83 Educorp Services (New Zealand) Limited

Hamilton Probates The files in this series contain wills and related documents for estates for which probate was granted through the Hamilton Supreme Court.

CUMPSTONE John – Kio Kio – Farmer 1922 Hamilton High Court
CUMPSTONE Joseph Edward – Otorohanga – Farmer  1940 Hamilton High Court CUMPSTONE Tom – Otorohanga – Farmer 1951 Hamilton High Court

Hamilton probates – annual number sequence
CUMPSTONE Alfreda Elma
Te Awamutu – widow 1972 Hamilton High Court
CUMPSTONE Mary Agnes – Otorohanga – Widow  1985 Hamilton High Court CUMPSTONE Margaret Dawn – Otorohanga – Married Woman 1997 Hamilton High Court
CUMPSTONE Frederick Joseph – Otorohanga – Retired Farmer 1997 Hamilton High Court 

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough
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