Cumpston Research

Family reference:

Westmorland WES 12

Dating to 1756 Lancelot Cumpston born in Brough, Westmorland. Married Elizabeth Bowser.

Louis Philipe Cumpston married Catherine Annie Cowell. The family left Liverpool for Australia in 1877.


25th October 2009
Received an email from Lesley
the granddaughter of Thomas Bowser Cumpston who lived in Perth, Western Australia.

Her mother (Thomas Bowser's daughter Constance F) made contact with her cousin (Elizabeth) in America many years ago and Lesley is now in contact with May ( William Hudson's daughter) who is now in her nineties. Lesley has many
 photos, letters, diaries, etc from Sir Thomas Bowser [Cumpston.] Her mother inherited much of his personal papers including a beautiful
 painting of an Indian Prince presented to him in honour of his work.

Relatives of Lesley on this website include the following:

Thomas Bowser Cumpston in Leeds.
William Hudson
Lancelot Graham Bowser Cumpston
Lancelot Cumpston and Elizabeth Bowser, who started this line.
Joseph Hodgson Cumpston in Carlisle
Kathleen Cumpston in Perth and the outline of the engraver's
business there.
Louis Philippe Cumpston b. Perth
Louis Bowser Cumpston b Liverpool architect in Perth

There are also Australian trees taken from census

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