Cumpston Research

Daughter of JHL and Gladys Maeva Cumpston

Record Id: 21213048 (Australian Library Collections) permalink
Author: Cumpston, A. G.
Title: Interview with Dr Alan Cumpston [sound recording] / interviewer, Amy McGrath.
Published: 1982.
Description: 2 sound cassettes (ca. 120 min.)
Summary: Cumpston talks about the various firms he has worked with since 1958 in the field of occupational health. He then discusses his father's influence on his decision to become a doctor; studying medicine at Sydney University; appointment as first doctor at Concord Military Hospital during WWII; medical work undertaken after the war and decision to go into the field of occupational health. Cumpston then provides examples of the work he has done in this field as well as listing the various health societies he helped set up in his role as Director. In 1975 he became the Director of Occupational Health in the Division of Occupational Health, Clean Air and Noise Abatement in the Health Dept of Western Australia.
Notes: Recorded on Nov. 10, 1982 in Canberra.


Old Naney is delighted to hear that a branch of the Links of Empire has been formed in Canberra with Miss Mildred
McLaren as honorary secretary. A secton of this branch has been formed at St Gabriel's Church of England School Canberra. The following are the members included in this branch:

Sylvia Antill. Joan Hatfield, Roma Prowst Joy Nei, Jean Evans, Joyce Edwards, Amy Cumpston, Jean Sheaffe, Olive Robertson. Nancy Fletcher,
Eleanor Wildash,[and others]'

Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) Saturday 27 August 1932

WOMEN'S HOCKEY Kingston and Boronias Win Semi-Finals

The semi-finals of the Canberra Women's Hockey Association competition were played at the Acton
Ground on Saturday afternoon, when Hall lost to Boronias and Kingston defeated the Telopea School team
Goalhitters Kingston L McAppion (2,), E Clutton (2). Telopea
A Cumpston (3).
The Canberra Times Monday 14 September 1936

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