I am delighted to announce the publication of my new book on 1st December 2010.
This publication has taken 10 years to research and copies came with me to the CUMPSTON REUNION in Canberra.
It tells the story of my CUMPSTON relatives in Hull going back to William Cumpston and Mellisint Watson who married on 13th July 1790 in Hull.
It includes details of their children:
(1/1/) Thomas christened 30th October 1793 who married Mary Ann WHITTY 26th November 1815; Thomas drowned in 1850
(1/2/) William (George) christened 26th January 1798 who married Jane Lidgett on 21st December 1819. He drowned on 30th March 1836. Jane Lidgett died on 27th August 1860;
(1/3/) Joseph Nell Cumpston christened 7th November 1800;
(1/4/) James who married Mary GAMBLE on 11th September 1827 and their descendents.
The Chapters cover the following:
1. Introduction and the CUMPSTON name
2. Some key aspects of Hull
Hull as a growing town
The Hull Docks, past and present
Trinity House, Hull
3. William Cumpston and Mellisint Watson
Inquest of (1/1/) Thomas Cumpston
(1/2/) William George and Jane Lidgett
4. (1/1/) Thomas Cumpston and (Mary) Ann Witty
(1/1/4/) John Cumpston inquest 1894
(1/1/6/) Charles West Cumpston
5. (1/1/7/) Watson Cumpston's Naval Career
6. (1/1/7/) Watson Cumpston and his family
7. (1/2/4/) (William) Henry (Lowthorp) Cumpston and Mary Ann Batchelor
8. (1/2/4/5/) (William) Henry Cumpston
9. The Australian Connection
(1/2/1/) George Lidgett Cumpston and Ann Bolton
10. The Story of Withernsea Pier and Watson Cumpston
11. The Next Generation
Plus Appendices and large index.
Cover design by Clare Brayshaw.
Prepared and printed by: York Publishing Services 64 Hallfield Road Layerthorpe
York YO31 7ZQ Tel: 01904 431213 www.yps-publishing.co.uk
This link will enable you to order an advance copy direct from the printer.
Price £15 plus postage and packing