Tag Archives: England

Australian Immigration Collection 1788-1923 is now Online – John CUMPSTONE

Australia’s immigration records from 1788 to 1923 are going online for the first time as a package charting more than 14.5 million journeys to the new colony. Included on the Ancestry.com.au web site are passenger lists, musters, census information and … Continue reading

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Flat caps and bonnets website

http://www.flatcapsandbonnets.com/ This is an interesting website which offers low cost data DVDs of parish registers and other documents of family history interest. It is a fairly random selection, and I suspect mostly of out-of-copyright publications from the early 20th century.  There … Continue reading

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Lancashire County Council Library – on line resources

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/onrl/viewfaq.asp#1 The Online Reference Library (OnRL) is Lancashire’s Gateway to Information. It contains theirPremier Choice subscription sites and the Website Gateway. Premier Choice sites include well known resources such as Oxford English Dictionary, Grove Music , Encyclopaedia Britannica, Kompass and Who’s Who, as … Continue reading

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UK National Archives update

The summer issue of Archive Sector Update, the newsletter for all those interested in developments in the archive sector, is now available for download: http://enews.nationalarchives.gov.uk/MAN-GMRH-3BNIRT-6IJXT-0/c.aspx The focus for this issue is on sharing ideas on how archive services can respond to the … Continue reading

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North Yorkshire County Council map

 Tracy found this useful map on the County Council website at http://maps.northyorks.gov.uk/connect/?mapcfg=Roads It is very handy for finding individual buildings if you don’t know the area and also giving the postcodes so you can Sat Nav your way to the door!

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National Probate Calendar 1861-1941 free until 8th July

 Ancestry.co.uk has made the company’s exclusive National Probate Calendar, 1861-1941, completely free to everybody until 8th July. You can search the indexes to see where and when your ancestors died, see the original records to discover how much they left … Continue reading

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Jane Foster CUMPSTONE born c. 1825

Today I found an unusual record for (1/2/2) Jane Foster  CUMPSTONE age 14 b. c 1825  who appeared before the Lyndsey Sessions in Lincolnshire at Kirton on 5th July 1839 charged with larceny.  It described her  ‘ degree of instruction’ as  ‘Imp’ She … Continue reading

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Jane CUMPSTONE buried 12 March 1901 Islington London

I found Jane’s burial entry on the website deceased on – line at https://www.deceasedonline.com/ There are 3 women this could refer to and I wonder if anyone recognises her?  1.  The 1881 census has Jane CUMPSTONE born c. 1862 at Worthen Shropshire residing … Continue reading

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Astrid Kate Oatlage CUMPSTON died 1984

I found this entry on deceased online at https://www.deceasedonline.com/  where they offer a free search, with further payment required for additional information. Cumpston  Astrid Kate Oatlage  Cremation date   31  Jan  1984 Cambridge City Council  Cambridge Crematorium (Cambridgeshire)  There were also entries … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire’s Medieval Records Published Online

Nottinghamshire‘s Medieval Records Published Online.   A register of medieval court rolls, surveys and maps, has been released online for the first time. Information about 200 Nottinghamshire manors is accessible to the public thanks to the county council’s archives team. The … Continue reading

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