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Francis Cumpstone Worthen Shropshire b 1804


1871 Wales Census

Name: Francis Cumpstone Age: 67 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804 Where born: Worthen, Shropshire, England


Relation: Head


Spouse's Name: Ellen Cumpstone


Civil parish: Worthen Ecclesiastical parish: Worthen All Saints County/Island: Montgomeryshire Country: Wales  Aston Rogers


Household Members: Name Age


Francis Cumpstone 67 butcher born Worthen

Ellen Cumpstone 57 wife born Worthen

Catherine Cumpstone 12 daughter unmarried

Henry W Cumpstone 2  grandson


 Registration district: Forden Sub-registration district: Chirbury ED 6 Household schedule number: 87 Piece: 5621 Folio: 69 Page Number: 18



"WORTHEN, a parish partly in the hundred of Cawrse, county Montgomery, but chiefly in the hundreds of Chirbury and Ford, county Salop, 12 miles S.W. of Shrewsbury, 11 from Welshpool, and 9 from Montgomery.


The parish comprises the chapelries of Trelystan and Hope, the quarters of Bing Weston, Bromblow, Upper Heath, and Worthin, and 15 other townships.


The village, which was formerly a market town, under charter of Henry III. is situated on the road from Shrewsbury to Montgomery near the river Rea and the Stipperstones, a ridge of loose stones extending several miles towards Shrewsbury, and said to be the ancient boundary between England and Wales."


The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868


1881 England Census

[William] Henry Cumpstone Age: 12  [ see his family under Derby - his daughter Ethel Rubina Cumpstone[


Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869


Relation: Grandson

Where born: Great Bar, Staffordshire, England

Occupation: Scholar


Civil parish: Worthen Shropshire Street Address: Old Road


Household Members: Name Age

Frances Cumpstone 78 butcher born Worthen

Ellen Cumpstone 66 b Worthen

Henry Cumpstone 12


Registration district: Forden

Sub-registration district: Chirbury ED 6  Piece: 5491

Folio: 66 Page Number: 19