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Some Cumpstons from Brough and area

BROUGH SOWERBYE. 1669–1672. Hearth Tax Roll, Lay Subsidy 195, n. 73.From: 'Parishes (East Ward): St Michael, Brough',

Hen. Compston 1

Rich. Compston 1

From: 'Parishes (East Ward): St Michael, Brough', The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby (1932), pp. 94-109. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk

1756 WQ/SR/266/19  29 October [1756]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Recognizance John Ricken and Thomas Bough of Kirkby Stephen yeomen for appearance of Elizabeth Cumpston of Kirkby Stephen spinster and good behaviour towards Mary Lamb of Kirkby Stephen spinster. Appeared and discharged.

1767 WQ/SR/332/16-17

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Petition, churchwarden and overseer of Brough Sowerby that Mary Cumpston widow of Cuthbert Cunpston and her three infant children Dorothy William and John or some of them are now chargeable to Brough Sowerby and Cuthbert Cumpston of Brough Sowerby yeoman father of the late Cuthbert Cumpston and grandfather of the said children "tho in exceeding good and substantial Circumstances" refuses to contribute. Ordered [3s] per week unless he maintains his 3 grandchildren. Notice of intention to petition.

1795 WQ/SR/535/13  3 August [1795]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Presentment, Margaret wife of Richard Cumpstone late of Kirkby Stephen labourer, Margaret Wray late of Kirkby Stephen singlewoman, Catherine wife of John Slee late of Kirkby Stephen cordwainer and Thomas Maugham late of Kirkby Stephen weaver and other persons unknown to number of ten or more on 3 August[1795] at Kirkby Stephen riotously assembled, assaulted John Redman and carried away 7 bags of oatmeal, one bushel of wheat and rye mixed and 9 bushels of barley of [the goods of] John Redman to the value of £7. A true bill. Guilty. Margaret Cumpstone fined 1s and to be imprisoned until fees and fine paid, Catharine Slee one month imprisonment and until her fees are paid, Thomas Maugham one month imprisonment and until his fees are paid and Margaret Wray 6 months imprisonment and until her fees are paid [see WQ/SR/535/5-8]

 

[Current data is only available till 2008. In 2008, £0 1s 0d from 1795 is worth

 £3.97 using the retail price index.

 £48.61 using average earnings. http://www.measuringworth.com/]

1768 WQ/SR/349a/11-13  5 December [1768]

 

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Presentment, William Wood of Brough innkeeper on 5 December [1768] at Brough assaulted James Aungier. No bill.

Presentment, Robert Cumpstone of Battleborough, Bongate yeoman on 5 December [1768] assaulted James Aungier. No bill.

presentment, Lancelot Gill of Brough husbandman on 5 December [1768] at Brough assaulted James Aungier. No bill.

WD TE/Box 21/1/93  Not dated

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Account of Mr Cumpstones expenses at Appleby for food, drink and horses.

With also an account of slate produced at Troutbeck Park [undated].

[Relate to Ambleside]

 1775 WQ/SR/387/14  14 June [1775]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Presentment, John Beacham of Brampton labourer on 14 June [1775] at Battleborough in an open chaise house did maliciously tear, spoil and deface two chaises of the value of £10. 10s. of the goods and chattels of Robert Cumpstone. No bill.

1795 WQ/SR/535/12  3 August [1795]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Presentment, Margaret wife of Richard Cumpstone late of Kirkby Stephen labourer, Margaret Wray late of Kirkby Stephen singlewoman, Catherine wife of John Slee of Kirkby Stephen cordwainer and Thomas Maugham late of Kirkby Stephen weaver and other persons unknown to number of ten or more 3 August [1795] on at Kirkby Stephen riotously assembled, assaulted Thomas Cockbone and Edward Allan and carried away 12 loads of oats of [the goods of] Thomas Cockbone of the value of £7 and 7 loads of oats of [the goods of] Edward Allan to the value of £7. A true bill. Guilty.

1781 WQ/SR/429/14  9 June [1781]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Recognizance John Bateman of Battleborough cabinet maker and Isabella his wife for appearance of Isabella to prefer a bill of indictment against Robert Cumpstone and Margret Herryman for a breach of the peace.

1781 WQ/SR/429/20  6 June [1781]

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Presentment, Robert Cumpstone of Appleby labourer on 6 June [1781] at Bongate maliciously broke the glass windows of the dwelling house of John Bateman. A true bill. Appeared pleaded guilty fined 6d. [see WQ/SR/429/13-14, WQ/SR/429/16 and WQ/SR/429/18]

1777 WQ/SR/403/9  9 September [1777]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Recognizance Joseph Dodds of Market Brough shipwright Hugh Justice of the same yeoman and Lancelot Cumpstone of the same carpenter for appearance of Joseph and good behaviour towards James Devis of Brough yeoman.

1781 WQ/SR/429/13  9 June [1781]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Recognizance Robert Cumpstone of Battleborough, yeoman, Margret Herryman of the same widow, Joseph Barnes of Appleby innkeeper and Robert Bousfield of Rookby husbandman for appearance of Robert Cumpstone and Margaret Herryman and good behaviour towards Isabella Bateman of Battleborough;

1768 WQ/SR/349a/21-23  [1768]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Recognizance, 12 December [1768] William Wood of Brough innkeeper and John Stubbs for appearance and good behaviour towards James Aungier. [See WQ/SR/349/11].

recognizance, Robert Cumpstone and Thomas Robinson of Battleburrow, Bongate yeomen for appearance of Robert and good behaviour towards James Aungier. [See WQ/SR/349/12].

recognizance, 12 December [1768] James Aungier of Brough innkeeper for appearance to prefer a bill of indictment against Robert Cumpstone, William Wood and Lancelot Gyll. [See WQ/SR/349/11-13].

1781 WQ/SR/429/18  9 June [1781]

These documents are held at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

Presentment [cancelled] Robert Cumpstone of Appleby labourer on 9 June [1781] at St. Lawrence, Appleby assaulted Isabella wife of John Bateman. No bill. [See WQ/SR/429/13-14 and WQ/SR/429/16].

There are many records in Westmorland regarding CUMPSTONs.

A selection is shown here for Brough and the surrounding area.

Further records for Ambleside

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John CUMPSTONE, Smardale, Intestate 1759 -

Administration granted to Frances SPOONER, widow, natural and lawfull daughter -

 

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

Constables Census Westmorland 1787 Kendal Parish

 

John CUMPSTON        Head  Shearman  M 

Thos CUMPSTON        Son    M 

Wm CUMPSTON          Son    M 

Peggy CUMPSTON       Wife    F 

Peggy CUMPSTON        Daughter    F 

Catteran CUMPSTON   Daughter    F

 

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.

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal: Westmorland Quarter Sessions [WQ/SR/300 - WQ/SR/399]

WESTMORLAND QUARTER SESSIONS Catalogue Ref. WQ Judicial Records  Sessions Rolls - ref. WQ/SR       FILE - Appleby: Christmas: sessions roll - ref.  WQ/SR/321  - date: 1765 item:  [no title] - ref.  WQ/SR/321/11  - date: 15 November 1764 Removal order Thomas Cumston labourer, wife Mary and children Cuthbert 10, Jane 6, William 3 and John 9 months, to go from Appleby to Brough.

 

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.

 

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

SOME APPLEBY ENTRIES

 

Whilst going through the St Michael Appleby records I spotted some CUMPSTONs,

 

BURIAL    Cuthbert Cumston, 30 Jan 1711

 

BAPTISMS

Feb 22 1775    George, son of Robert Cumsptone of Battleburgh Innkeeper and his wife Hannah

Apr 12 1777    Thomas  ditto

Feb 28 1779    Richard and John, sons of  ditto

 

BURIALS

9 Apr 1779    John, son of Robt and Hannah Cumpston of Battlebrough an infant

19 May 1782    John, son of Robt Cumpston of Battleburgh an infant

Westmorland entries from free bmd

Surname  First name(s)  Age  District  Vol  Page  

Births Sep 1837  

CUMPSTON  Matthew    East Ward  25 287    

 

Deaths Mar 1838    

CUMPSTON  Matthew     East Ward  25 354    

 

Births Mar 1839    

Cumpston  Hannah     East Ward  25 428    

 

Births Jun 1839  

Cumpston  John     E Ward  25 442    

 

Deaths Dec 1840  

CUMPSTON  John     E Ward  25 321    

 

Births Mar 1842    

Cumpston  Sarah     East Ward  25 449    

 

Births Dec 1844    

CUMPSTON  Margaret [LS]idney     Kendal  25 470    

Cumpston  Margaret Sydney     Kendal  25 470    

Cumpston  Mary     E. Ward  25 449    

 

Deaths Jun 1845  

CUMPSTON  Mary     E Ward  25 293    

 

Deaths Sep 1845  

CUMPSTON  Margaret     Kendal  25 283    

 

Births Mar 1846  

Cumpston  Joseph     East Ward  25 484    

 

Deaths Jun 1858  

Cumpston  Thomas     E. Ward  10b 349    

 

Marriages Dec 1869    

Cumpston  Hannah     W Ward  10b 966    

 

Deaths Mar 1872  

Cumpston  John  70  E. Ward  10b 431    

 

Deaths Dec 1872  

CUMPSTON  John  67  W. Ward  10b 423    

 

Deaths Dec 1899  

Cumpston  Ellen  81  W. Ward  10b 463    

 

Deaths Jun 1908  

CUMPSTON  Joseph H  91  W. Ward  10b 423    

 

Deaths Sep 1917  

Cumpston  Mary E  59  W.Ward  10b 695    

 

Deaths Jun 1951    

CUMPSTON  Ellen E  94  Westmorland S.  1b 562    

 

Marriages Jun 1954  

Cumpston  Astrid C M  to Peter C Hopcroft  Westmorland N.  1b 875