Was your ancestor a brushmaker in the UK?

Recommended Genealogy Websites

Recommended Genealogy Websites (Photo credit: brizzle born and bred)

If your great grandfather was a brushmaker, you may find this site of interest to you.
http://www.brushmakers.com/  The SBD is a Historical Society/ Family History Society that specialises in the brush/broom making trades and those who have worked therein for the past few hundred years.  The site includes a list of all Brushmakers mentioned by William Kiddier in his book covering c1790-1890.

Sadly no CUMPSTONs there.


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About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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