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Familysearch – new record sets

Familysearch have recently added new record sets. Italy, Sweden, and U.S. Collections Enjoy the Largest Additions FamilySearch added another 30 million new, free records online (16 million indexed names and 14 million browsable images). Totally new collections from Canada, England, Germany, … Continue reading

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Records of the Hudson’s Bay Company at the UK National Archives

The Hudson’s Bay Company’s was founded in 1670. Its chief interests were originally the fur trade, exploration and settlement. After 1870, when its territory of Rupert’s Land was incorporated into the Dominion of Canada, its interests became more varied. Image … Continue reading

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Edward Leonard COMPSTON Canada and the UK

I’ve added a new page with lots of photos about Edward.  This new information links with others in the tree of the famous golfer Archie Compston.  Edward was his first cousin.  Here is a photo of Edward and his wife … Continue reading

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‘Home children’ from the UK to Canada

Library and Archives Canada has announced the release of a new version of the online database Home Children(1869-1930).  More than 20,000 names of children, who came to Canada between 1925 and 1932, were added to the extended version. The names … Continue reading

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Lizzie CUMSTON Canada census 1891 born Ontario.

Name: Cumston, Lizzie Sex: Female Age: 19 Marital Status: Single Province: Ontario District Name: Kingston City District Number: 80 Sub-District Name: Cataraqui Ward Household number: 78 Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada.  Lizzie was recorded as a cook.    CAN ANYONE HELP ME … Continue reading

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Annie B CUMPSTON aged 8 in 1891 Canada Census

Cumpston, Annie B Sex: Female Age: 8 Marital Status: Single Province: Territories District Name: Assiniboia West District Number: 199 Sub-District Name: Moose Jaw Household number: 79 Reference: RG31 – Statistics  Canada    You can read more about this family on my … Continue reading

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Alexander CUMPSTON aged 9 in 1881 Canada census b. Ontario

Name: Cumpston, Alexander Sex: M Age: 9 Place of Birth: O (Ontario) Religion: Meth E Ethnic Origin: Irish Province: Ontario District Name: Frontenac (115) Sub-District Name: Kingston (A) Division: 4 Page: 9 Microfilm: C-13235 Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada     You … Continue reading

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Basil Lancelot CUMPSTON and the Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Name: CUMPSTON, BASIL LANCELOT Regimental number(s): MCG147 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2212 – 49       Basil Lancelot and his family are well known to me having researched them for a number of years.  You can read more on my website  http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/basil-lancelot-cumpston-can/4533429870 together … Continue reading

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William CUMPSTONE aged 12 from England – Census of Canada 1881

This entry appears in the collections of Canada database   Name: Cumpstone, Wm. Sex: M Age: 12 Place of Birth: England Religion: Episcopal Ethnic Origin: English    Province: Manitoba District Name: Manitoba Extension (186 1/2 (192)) Sub-District Name: Western Extension … Continue reading

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Canada data on line

Library and Archives Canada has put a great deal of data on line.  Here come some general findings with more to come in other postings: 1.  Thomas Cumpston (Niagara District) 1847. File. RG19-E-5-c.  File part of Upper Canada Rebellion losses claims [textual record] … Continue reading

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