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Charles CUMPSON Junior b. 1861 West Holywell Northumbria married Jane Hannah born Haswell County Durham

1901 Census The family of Charles and Jane Hannah CUMPSON. 


Census - Civil Parish Harraton, Ecclesiastical parish, Fatfield St George, Chatershaugh, Durham.


Charles age 40 and Jane H age 38

Mary A age 18      Birth Jun Q 1883 Easington 10a 441  (She married Joplin)

William age 16     Birth Mar Q 1885 Easington 10a 415

Charles age 12     Birth Mar Q 1889 Easington 10a 400

Dorothy age 10    Birth Dec Q 1890 Easington 10a 410

John G age 9       Birth Jun Q 1892 John George Easington 10a 469

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Elizabeth age      Birth 7 Dec Q 1893 Easington 10a 541

Barbara age        Birth 5 Mar Q Easington 10a 420

Joseph T age 2 Joseph Turpin Birth Sep Q 1898 Chester le S 10a 571

James S age 1 James Stephen Birth Jun Q 1900 Chester le S 10a 567


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Charles and Jane Hannah CUMPSTON were the parents of John George CUMPSON.


They are the family of Ray who wrote to tell me of his family tree.



1891 Census Charles Cumpson and Jane H Cumpson


Civil parish: Shotton Ecclesiastical parish: St Saviour Town: Shotton Colliery Durham


Household Members:

Charles Cumpson Junior 31 coal miner born West Holywell (? near Whiltey Bay?

Jane H Cumpson 29 wife born Haswell, Durham, [My note - this is 7 miles from Doctor's Row Easington where Charles was living in 1881]

Mary A Cumpson 8 Born Shotton [My note - Shotton is 2 miles from Haswell where here mother Jane was born]

William Cumpson 6 Born Shotton

Charles Cumpson 2 Born Shotton

Dorothy Cumpson 6/12 Born Shotton


Registration district: Easington Sub-registration district: Easington

6 Piece: 4107 Folio: 4 Page Number: 5

1881 England Census Charles Cumpson Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860

Relation: Son Where born: Orsden, Northumberland, England.  Registration district: Easington


Father's Name: Charles Cumpson Mother's name: Mary Cumpson.  These are the parents of Charles CUMPSON


Civil parish: Shotton Durham  Street Address: Doctors Row Occupation: Coal Miner


Household Members:

Charles Cumpson senior 61 coal miner born Sherriff Hill [My note - there is a place called this 13 miles south west of Holywell on the Old Durham Road, Gateshead.]

Mary Cumpson    62 born All Saints Northumberland

Charles Cumpson junior 21 coalminer born Orsden Northumberland. [My note - I can't identify Orsden on a map but 1891 census says Holywell - ? near Whitley Bay?]


Sub-registration district: Easington ED, institution, or vessel: 6  Piece: 4966 Folio: 69 Page Number: 31

1871 England Census about Charles Cumpson Senior


Civil parish: Shotton Ecclesiastical parish: Shotton Town: Shotton Colliery Durham


Household Members:

Charles Cumpson  Senior 50 Age: 50 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821 born: Sheriff Hite, Durham, Relation: Head coal miner

Mary Cumpson 50 wife born Newcastle on Tyne

John Cumpson 15 son coal miner born Earsdon

Charles Cumpson Junior 10 son born Earsdon


Registration district: Easington Sub-registration district: Easington ED, institution, or vessel: 7 Household schedule number: 98 Piece: 4972 Folio: 51 Page Number: 22

1861 Census  Charles Cumpson senior Burden Street Ryhope Durham


Household Members:

Charles Cumpson [senior] 41 coalminer born Haswell Durham

Mary Cumpson 41 wife born Newcastle on Tyne

Dorothy Ann Cumpson 21 born Earsden Northumberland

Margaret Cumpson 18 born Earsden Northumberland

Joseph Cumpson 16 born Earsden Northumberland coal miner

Elizabeth Cumpson  13 born Earsden Northumberland

Sarah Jane Cumpson 10 born Earsden Northumberland

John Cumpson 6 born Earsden Northumberland

Mary Ann Cumpson 1 born Earsden Northumberland

Charles Cumpson 1 [junior] born Earsden Northumberland


Civil parish: Ryhope Ecclesiastical parish: Ryhope Durham England Registration district: Sunderland Sub-registration district: South Bishop Wearmouth ED, institution, or vessel: 19 Household schedule number: 281 Piece: 3776 Folio: 70 Page Number: 46





1841 Census  John Cumpson Age: 55 born: Northumberland, England Civil parish: Earsdon Hundred: Castle (East Division) Northumberland,  West Holywell with Colliery.


Registration district: Tynemouth Sub-registration district: Earsden

Piece: 820 Book: 18 Folio: 17 Page Number: 27


Elizabeth wife 53 born in Northumbria

Cuthbert son aged 15 coal miner

Jane  ? Constany CUMPSON aged 10 both born in Northumbria

1851 Census Charles CUMPSON Senior Earsden


Household Members:

Charles Cumpson 32 miner

Mary Cumpson 32

Dorothy Cumpson 11 born Earsden

Margret Cumpson 8 born Earsden

Joseph Cumpson 5 born Earsden

Elizabeth Cumpson 2 born Earsden

Sarah J Cumpson 1 week born Earsden

 [My note - Charles junior was not yet born]

Registration district: Tynemouth Sub-registration district: Earsdon D, institution, or vessel:

4 Household schedule number: 5 piece: 2412 folio: 168 Page Number: 22

1911 Census The Census shows that Charles and Jane Hannah had 15 children of whom 12 were still alive.


Civil parish: Harraton Durham Street Address: 1 Chatershaugh Cattages Fatfield


Household Members:


Charles Cumpson              51 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860 Head Born Holywell, Northumberland, England Married Coal Miner

Jane Hannah Cumpson      48 wife born Haswell Durham

Mary Ann Jopling             28 daughter widow born Shotton

Charles Cumpson              22 coal miner putter born Shotton

Dorothy Cumpson             20 born Shotton

John George Cumpson      18 coal miner putter born Shotton

Barbara Cumpson             15 apprentice dressmaker born Shotton

Joseph Turpin Cumpson   12 school born Fatfield

James Stephen Cumpson 11 school  born Fatfield

Alfred Cumpson               9 school  born Fatfield

Thomas Henry Cumpson   5 school  born Fatfield

Jane Hannah Cumpson     4 school  born Fatfield

Charles Dixon Jopling     5 grandson  born Fatfield

Margret  Wind             68 visitor widow born Holywell


Registration district: Chester le Street Registration District Number: 554

Sub-registration district: Harraton  07 Piece: 30124

NOTE                   >>>>>>>>>>>>>

John and Elizabeth CUMPSON were living next door to Charles and Mary in 1851, both aged 66 years.  John was a coal miner born Benton.  Elizabeth was born Newcastle.  

1841 Census Charles CUMPSON senior age 20 coal miner - see gold box for data    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Mary wife age 20

Dorothy age 1


Yellow - Charles CUMPSON Junior

Cream - his parents Charles senior and Mary

Gold - potential parents of Charles Senior.