Cumpston Research

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF LARGE PHOTOS HERE SO PLEASE BE PATIENT WHILST THEY LOAD.

See Jan's father Norman's tree

Births Jun 1887
Compston Edward Leonard Dudley 6c 84
Was this his birth?

Marriages Sep 1913
Compston Edward L Rogers Dudley 6b 1996

A reminder about Ruth's information with my comments in [square brackets]:

For 1917 & 1918 I have Permits for Edward L Compston to leave Canada to travel to U.S.A for Varnish Making Consultation
 
1919 A Contract of Employment
1920 Mountain Varnish Color works a letter from them to him April 6th 1920
1929 Reference from The Truscon Laboratories Detroit mich U.S.A
 
From Records:
Edward L Compston married Clara Rogers quarter end Sept 1913 [see my data above]

19 Aug 1915 son Sydney born Montreal

Clara died 1919  [see my note - but it must have been after she arrived in Vermont on 24th February 1919]

May 1922  Edward L Compston arrived in New York from Liverpool. He travelled alone leaving his son in U.K

1922 Travelled into Canada without spouse, nearest relative brother George.

Oct 1922 Teresa Compston arrived in U.K from Montreal.
[I have not found this entry]
 
1923 Nov 3rd Illinois married Florence Duckworth (my mother)

At sometime Sydney was brought to U.K. [see my note for 1920 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

1927 March 29   Birth of Daughter Ruth

1929 July  Returned to U.K for a holiday and he died. [My note - Deaths Jun 1930 Compston Edward L 43 Wolverhampton 6b 528]

1944 Sydney married Florence S Wall  Rowley Regis quarter end Sept 1944 died Wakefield 1994 [my note Marriages Sep 1944 COMPSTON Sydney L Wall Rowley R. 6b 2109 ]

Compston 144

Photo 144 Norman and Ruth

Compston 137

Photo 137 Norman and Ruth

In correspondence 26th November 2011 Ruth confirms this as the only photo she has previously seen. It was taken at 39 Normandale Ave, Doffcocker Bolton. This address can be seen on google maps on street view.

NORMAN, born in Grand Rapids Canada, married Marriages Jun Quarter 1953
COMPSTON Norman to MORRISON Bolton 10b 1009

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