Monthly Archives: May 2012

Newspaperarchive.com

http://www.newspaperarchive.com This site advertises that it is ‘The World’s Largest Online Newspaper featuring over 120 million newspaper pages. The newspaper archive dates back from 1609 to the present. Plus the database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around … Continue reading

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‘We of the West Riding’ film

If you want 21 minutes of sheer delight watch this You Tube film called ‘We of the West Riding.’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WohhLX_YLlE It also covers the Dales and Skipton and is an absolute gem filmed in 1945. Watch for the 3 dales … Continue reading

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What’s New at Durham Records Online

Durham Records Online consistently gives one of the best updates to their holdings.  The latest offering includes: Auckland St. Andrew baptisms 1820-1851 & burials 1821-1850 a large data set from Auckland St. Andrew 5,815 baptisms covering 1820 through June 1851 … Continue reading

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Mary Jane COMPSTON married Rev George KERRY in India in 1895

Serampore Convocation (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 2012-03-31 I was pleased to hear from Marc Kerry   about his relative Mary Jane Compston who is a member of the Lancashire family tree 1 on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk Message: Mary married the Rev … Continue reading

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Charles Hartwell Compston Kendal and Lancashire

Flo Brookes wrote to me in March about her relatives.  Check them out at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/charles-hartwell-compston/4562108945 : Message: ‘I am related to Charles Hartwell Compston, and thereby, his ancestors, Charles Robert Compston – Auctioneer in Lancaster but born in Kendal with his … Continue reading

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Glenn R. Cumpston Obituary 1994 Greene County PA

I have a number of pages about CUMPSTONs in Greene County.  Does anyone recognise this family – if so please contact me. http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/greene-page-2/4535582416 Native of Greene County, 79, of 675 Cullum Street, Meadville, who died Monday, December 19, 1994, in Meadville … Continue reading

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Frances W Cumpston Sacramento County, Elk Grove, California

Gail Lee (Cumpston) Brokaw also wrote to me about her family.  You can now see a page on William Henry junior and her mother Frances: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-henry-jun-frances-w-cumps/4563413184  and a  page on William Henry Senior and his wife Sarah: http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/wm-h-sen-sarah-cumpston-mrs-b/4563416949 Frances is Gail’s mother, who was … Continue reading

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William Roscoe Cumpston Greene County Pennsylvania

It has been a very busy time for me in the last 3 weeks having received 8 sightings of CUMPSTONs – all sent to me by their descendants.  Many thanks to you all and by now you will be able … Continue reading

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