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George William COMPSTON B 1855 & Elizabeth COMPSTON  B 1847 of Kendal

 

England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892

 

George William Compston Date of Trial: 18 Oct 1867 Trial Year: 1867

Location of Trial: Westmorland, England at Kendal  Sentence: Imprisonment

 

The following image shows the original entry from the record for larceny with a sentence of 2 day's solitary confinement and to receive 12 strokes with a birch cane.

Compston george wm convict 1867 westmorland

ON the same day the next entry in the record we find Elizabeth COMPSTON convicted of receiving stolen goods.  The sentence states '4 calendar months' but not what that included . It is entered however under the column heading 'imprisonment'.  Is it possible she was his sister - see census below?

Births Dec 1855  

Compston  George William    Kendal  10b 508

Christening Records, 1530-1906

George William Compston

Birth Date: 29 Jun 1855

Christening Date: 5 Sep 1855  Christening Place:

Kendal, Westmorland,

Age at Christening: 0

Father's Name: Robert Compston Mother's Name:

Elizabeth

 

 George William the son of Robert and Elizabeth COMPSTON

 

1861 England Census

 

George W Compston Age: 5 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856 Relation: Son

 

Father's Name: Robert Compston Mother's Name: Elizabeth Compston

 

Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England Civil parish: Kendal

Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity Town: Kendal Westmorland

 

Household Members: Name Age

Robert Compston 38

Elizabeth Compston 38

Elizabeth Compston 13

Mary E Compston 7

George W Compston 5 see his marriage in pink box column 1

Charles C Compston 2

Margaret A Compston 3 Months

 

 

Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal ED  13  Household schedule number:

19 Piece: 3971 Folio: 6 Page Number: 5

DOES ANYONE RECOGNISE this family - PLEASE LET ME KNOW.

 

KEY TO COLOURS USED IN THIS WEBSITE

 

YELLOW REFERS TO PERSON IN THE HEADING.

 

PINK REFERS TO MARRIAGES

 

GREEN REFERS TO DEATHS

 

CREAM REFERS TO PARENTS OF PERSON IN YELLOW

 

1871 England Census Civil parish: Kirkland Town: Kendal Westmorland

 

George W Compston Age: 14 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857 Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England

Relation: Son Father's Name: Robert Compston Mother's Name: Elizabeth Compston

 

Household Members: Name Age

Robert Compston 48

Elizabeth Compston 47

Mary E Compston 17

George W Compston 14

Charles E Compston 10

Jane T Compston 7

Emily Compston 3

 

 Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal ED 3 Household schedule number:

128 Piece: 5285 Folio: 37 Page Number: 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1891 England Census

 

George W Compston Age: 35 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856 Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England

Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Ellen Compston

 

Civil parish: Lancaster Ecclesiastical parish: St Anne Town: Lancaster

 

Household Members: Name Age

George W Compston 35 general dealer

Ellen Compston 37 born Somerset Timsbury

Ethel Compston 12 born Bramley Yorkshire

Robert E[wart]  Compston 10 born Rothwell Haigh see column 1

 

 

Registration district: Lancaster Sub-registration district: Lancaster ED 21 Piece: 3468

Folio: 16 Page Number: 25

Marriages Mar 1878  

 

Compston  George William     Leeds  9b 605

married Ellen Maundrill  

NOTE

 

The following are the only non-conformist records of COMPSTONs in the West Riding of Yorkshire that I have found.

 

I have found no births for either Robert Ewart (see census 1891] or Edith Francis LEE.

 

Marriage Date: 27th May 1917 Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Rothwell

 

West Yorkshire, Non-Conformist Records, 1646-1985

 

Robert Ewart Compston Birth Date: abt 1881  Marriage Age: 36 Batchelor Railway clerk. Residence John O'Gaunts Rothwell

 

Father: George William Compston  deceased book maker

 

Spouse: Edith Frances Lee spinster elementary schoolteacher residence Churchfield Rothwell Spouse Marriage Age: 27 b c 1890

 

Father: William Lee florist

 

Archive Location: Wakefield Parish or Chapel: Rothwell Chapel, Rothwell

 

Residence Place: Rothwell Reel Number: WC37 Reference Number: C30/9/1/2/1

 

 

1881 England Census Name: Robert Compston Age: 58 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823 Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Compston

Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England

 

Civil parish: Kirkland County Westmorland England Street Address: 1 Yard 146 Kirkland

Condition as to marriage: Married

 

Occupation: Joiner

 

Household Members: Name Age

Robert Compston 58 joiner all born Kendal

Elizabeth Compston 57

J. Louisa Ann Compston 17

Florence Emily Compston 14

 

Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal ED, 3  Piece: 5212 Folio: 32 Page Number: 5

 

Death Index: 1916-2005

George W Compston Birth Date: abt 1856

 

Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1922 Age at Death: 66

 

Registration district: Chorlton

Lancashire Volume: 8c Page: 768

 

 

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915

Robert Compston Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823 [George W's father]

Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1886

Age at Death: 63 Registration district: Kendal

Volume: 10b Page: 387

 

 

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941  Robert Compston Probate Date: 9 Sep 1886 Death Date: 20 Jul 1886

Death Place: Westmorland, England Registry: Carlisle

 

Compston robert probate 1886 kendal

Family of Robert and

Elizabeth Compston born 1825 –

 

Elizabeth Compston 1847 –

Thomas Compston 1850 – 1921

Mary Eleanor Compston 1853 – 1931

George William Compston 1855 – 1922

Charles Edwin Compston 1859 – 1871

Margaret Ann Compston 1861 – 1862

Jane Louisa Ann Compston 1863 –

Florence Emily Compston 1866 – 1926