Cumpston Research

There are many records in Westmorland regarding CUMPSTONs.
A selection is shown here for Brough and the surrounding area.
Further records for Ambleside
I have many items still to be uploaded so do please contact me with queries

Name and Page:

Compston, Henry, 105.
-, Richard, 105.
-, Thomas, 106.
-, William, 319.

From: 'Index: General - A-K', The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby (1932), pp. 385-407. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk

Sacred memory of Robert Cumpston of Brough Sowerby who died May 23 1804 aged 51.
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Also of Elizabeth his wife and daughter of John and Margaret Robinson of Plover-rig who died March 1794.
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John their eldest son who died A.D. 1775.
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Robert their second son who died in London and was buried at St. Saviour's Southwark. July 12th 1808 aged 29.
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John their youngest son who died at Boague in St. James's, Jamaica, A.D. 1799 aged 19.

 OF SPECIAL INTEREST IS THIS ENTRY FOR A YOUNG SLAVE IN JAMAICA - was he related to John?

John Cumpston
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828 Age: 4
Nationality: Creole
Gender: Male
Parish: St Mary (2)
Colonial Dependency: Jamaica
Owner Name: Charles Nathaniel Bayly Esquire
Record Date: 1832
 Source Citation: Class: T71; Piece: 42; .
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Also Elizabeth their daughter who died A.D. 1783.

WESTMORLAND WILL:

Thomas SPOONER, Winton, blacksmith
Will dated 8 Mar 1741.
Witnessed by Jno CUMPSTON, Richard ORTAN [sic], Michael ROE.

http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~enzedders/westmorland/ssurnames.htm

NOTE RE 1795 OPPOSITE >>>>

I have corresponded with Richard Slee who has an excellent new website 
 
Catherine Lancaster was his GGGG Grandmother who in 1795 created a riot with my Margaret Cumstone, when two men from York in the middle of a famine tried to sell them oats at an inflated price which they then took.
 

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