Cumpston Research

Please contact me if you can claim Mary.

Her story is very sad and I would like to pass to her family my copy of her Public Record Office file.
Was this
Mary Ann Cumpston born about 1825 wife of William coalminer born Chester? Mary was born Philadelphia, Durham, England Durham St Giles, Durham.
[1861 census]
She is not mentioned on the 1841 or 1871 census.

She is recorded on the 1881 census with William,
at Stockley Durham. Aged 56 she is living with William her son aged 24, coal miner, Jno aged 21 also a coal miner, Mary Ann daughter aged 16 and Elizabeth Richardson daughter aged 14. There was also a younger son Geo. Cuthbert son aged 11, scholar.

I have found few references to a Mary Cumpston of the right age in the County of Durham. A trawl of appropriate resources has netted very few facts.


1780 Longbenton P000341 C00034-2 Cumson Mary daughter of Cuthbert and Dorothy christened IGI 16 Apr 1780

1809 Mary Cumpston Estimated Birth Year: abt 1809. Death - 1884 Q: Jul-Aug-Sep Age at Death: 75 District: Gateshead County: Durham, Tyne and Wear Volume: 10a see 1884 below

1846 Mary Ann Cumpston Birth 1846 Q: Oct-Nov-Dec District: Durham (1837-1938) County: Durham Volume: 24 Page: 80

1850 Medomsley P000692 Durham COMSTON Mary daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth Mackie IGI christening 19 May 1850


Deaths Dec 1846
Cumpston Mary Ann Durham 24 70 This cannot be the same Mary as she died before the document was written

Deaths Sep Q 1884
CUMPSTON Mary age 75 Gateshead 10a 537 I suggest this is the same Mary and am pursuing her death certificate.

Deaths Jun 1886
CUMPSTON Mary Ann 62 Durham 10a 1 [I suspect this is not the same Mary as there are other facts linking her to a full family, with a marriage and death.]

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