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Lancashire marriages


Last name  First name(s)  Year of marriage  Year of birth  County Record  



CUMPSTON Ellen 1802  Lancashire Liverpool Marriages


CUMPSTON Thomas 1828  Lancashire Liverpool Marriages




Lancashire Marriage Bonds 1648 - 1710


October 27th 1666

21 27 George. Cumpston and Jane Parteridge, Grismyre. Bondsman Richard Compston [stet]

152 Richard Cumpston, Ambleside, and Jane Walker Grasmere Spinster, Bondsman Michael Mackereth of Ambleside Yeoman

269 26 George Cumpston, and Agnes Mackerth both of Ambleside Witness Thmas Mackereth

320 Anne, 267 Cumpston, George, 13, 259,


 June 8th 1687

Henry Birket  of Knots, p of Windermere and Mary Compstone of Amblesyde.

Bondsman George Mackreth of Amblesyde yeoman Witnesses : Mabel Mackreth and John Brathwaite


August 15th 1692

Richard Cumpston, of Ambleside and Jane Walker, of Grasmere, spinster

Bondsman: Michael Mackereth of Ambleside, yeoman

Witness: George Rigg  


January 26th 1707-8

George Cumpston, yeoman,and Agnes Mackerth both of Ambleside Bondsman Arthur Jackson of the same,

Witness: Thomas Mackereth




Lancashire Marriage Bonds 1648 - 1710. For the Deaneries of Lonsdale, Kendal, Furness and Copeland, part of the Archdeaconry of Richmond. Edited by John Brownbill, M.A. Published in 1920.

Transcripts of Marriage Bonds for Lancashire north of the River Ribble; also the western half of the North Riding of Yorkshire, and the southern parts of Westmorland and Cumberland. The transcripts give - date, names and parish of residence of bride and groom, names of bondsmen and







Julie Cumston wrote to me in July 2009 to tell me of her research in to the Cumston family of Stockport Cheshire


She has managed to trace back to Matthew Cumston born about 1772 in Westmoreland. She has BMD certificates, also some wills relating to Matthew and his decendants.


She is seeking a birth record for Matthew.


Can anyone help us trace Matthew?