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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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The Surman Index

This is a tremendous website http://surman.english.qmul.ac.uk I have been very fortunate to find 7 useful records from this website  - this is the kind of information I’ve got just from one of them: ‘Number on Index 1883 CROMPTON JAMES Born … Continue reading

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Denis A COMPSTON of Arnside Lancashire

Published in the Westmorland Gazette on 6th March 2010 (Distributed in Kendal) COMPSTON A. DENIS Peacefully aged 96. Father, grandfather and proud great-granddad. Private family funeral. Donations if desired to Holly Bank Home for The Retired, Arnside. c/o Fishwicks Funeral Service, Beetham Hall, … 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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Will of Michael KNOTT of Rydal, Westmorland 1767

              This will mentions George Cumpstone of Rydal who appears on my website. I am also interested in the fact that it mentions an address in Lancashire for Nathaniel Taylor of Comstone.  Has anyone further information?

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