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Who was Joshua Cumpston NEALOR?

  The London Gazette Issue 23078 published on the 28 February 1866. Page 363 records Joshua Cumpston NEALOR living at Paxton-park, Lower Sydenham.  Does anyone recognise him?  

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British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969 CUMPSTONs

I’ve found 3 entries of CUMPSTONs in the British Postal Service Appointments Books:   Mr CUMPSTON in Carlisle in 1842 Marie CUMPSTON in London in 1906 Telephone operator Joseph CUMPSTON in Oxford in 1908   Does anyone recognise these from their family … 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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Dylan George David McCargow b. 18th June 2011 London

We were thrilled to welcome the first new twig on our CUMPSTON tree this month - Dylan, the son of my nephew Rob and his wife Emma.  Rob and Andrew from the previous posting are brothers, the sons of my sister Cathy … Continue reading

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Victorian London – space and place

http://work.axismaps.com/amd/lll/ This map is the first partnership between Adam Matthew Group and Axis Maps LLC exploring both the place and space of Victorian London through historic data and primary source documents. While the words “space” and “place” may be used … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain

The Festival of Britain opened on 3 May 1951, 60 years ago this month. The summer-long, nationwide festival was held to demonstrate the contribution made by the British to civilisation in the arts, science and industrial design. It aimed to … Continue reading

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Hull war heroes

A site dedicated to the memory of Hull service personnel lost in several wars is available on the web.  Most entries give the name regiment date of death, where buried and the names and address of parents. http://www.hullwebs.co.uk   click on war heroes which … Continue reading

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