Cumpston Research

Was it likely that the Benjamin Cumpston/Compston - lead miner of Shrewsbury, was Elizabeth [Wones] Cumpston's brother.

See Edna's update on page 2

Anne Cumpston, who was mentioned as the "only child of the parish" of Shelve, together with a Martha Cumpston.
Edna McCoy has been in touch with a suggestion about our golfer's birthdate [Archie Compston]

PLEASE REMEMBER THE DIFFERENT SPELLINGS OF THE NAME CUMPSTON.

SEE MY PAPER ON THE VARIANTS OF THE NAME HERE

Mortgage DX59/8 21 July 1846
These documents are held at Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

Contents:
1. Daniel Hughes the younger of Sedgley, brickmaker
2. John Cumpston of Cinderhill in the same parish, miner.
Plot of land in the parish of Sedgley in front of the public cartway leading to the Coppice Chapel with three messuages built there.
To secure £120
CAN YOU IDENTIFY JOHN?

NORTH YORKSHIRE CONNECTIONS

The WONES keep cropping up In Horsehouse Parish registers

Thomas Robinson and Mary WONES were married in Coverham Church in 1814, these are the same persons who were married in Horsehouse in 1825. The cause of these persons being married twice is that at the time of his marriage in Coverham Church Thomas Robinson had a wife living, such wife being at that time married to another person, namely Francis Beck.
Elizabeth Robinson widow married Francis Beck 7 September 1808, in Bradford, both of the parish of Bradford by Banns, witness John Barker, John Bland.
Elizabeth Beck was buried in Bradford. 21st January 1816 aged 56 yrs. This is the reason why they were re-married in Horsehouse church signed George C Tomlinson, vicar of Coverham and Horsehouse

A Simon Wones was a witness at the marriage of Tristram Walker and Elizabeth Mason at Coverham 8th October 1789

15th March 1789 Baptism of Jenny d.o. Timothy and Eleanor Wones no place of abode given.

Burial 10th July 1859 Isabella Wawnes 71 yrs of West Scrafton.

Mary Wones born c1756 in Swaledale, possibly at Muker

Simon Wones (farmer/ schoolmaster) in the North Yorkshire area - maybe Swaledale, who emigrated to America

FROM THE IGI

Jenny Wones Christening: 15 MAR 1789 Coverham, Yorks,

MARY WONES Marriage: 13 SEP 1825 Horsehouse, Yorks,

MARY WONES Marriage: 18 APR 1814 Coverham With Horsehouse, Yorkshire,

MARY WONES OR ROBINSON Marriage: 13 SEP 1825 Coverham With Horsehouse, Yorkshire,

MY WONES Gender: Female Marriage: 31 MAR 1777 Muker, Yorkshire,

Simon Wones Marriage: 1791 Middlesmoor, Yorkshire,

See more about this Tree and information from Edna

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