2009-11-06 Jenny wrote. Subject: Probated Wills for NZ Cumpstone's
I have found CD/computer index records, prepared by NZ Society of Genealogists referring to following probated wills for NZ Cumpstone's. These wills are available from NZ's 4 offices of NZ Archives and can be searched in the office for free, just paying for photocopying. There are some further details about these probated wills, on a NZ Govt website called Archway.
1 John Cumpstone 18/7/1922 - farmer of Kiokio - in Archives NZ, Auckland (emigrated to NZ 1882)
2. Joseph Edward Cumpstone 23/9/1940 - Hamilton Court - in Archives NZ, Auckland (son of John/Emma Cumpstone who emigrated to NZ)
3. Mary Agnes Cumpstone 4/7/1985 - widow of Otorohanga - Hamilton Court - in Archives NZ,
4. Auckland (wife of Tom Cumpstone = son of John/Emma Cumpstone who emigrated to NZ)
5. Tom Cumpstone 17/12/1951 - farmer of Kiokio - Hamilton Court - NZ Archives, Auckland
Note: Our NZSG CD records: - Cumpstone's (all derive from John/Emma who emigrated to NZ 1882 - 13 Compston's - no Compstone or Cumpston or Campston
There will also be some probated will records for NZ Cumpstone born women who married outside of the family. eg - Ellen Ann Verner 23/6/1975 - widow of Papakura, Auckland - Auckland Court - NZ Archives, Auckland (only daughter of John/Emma Cumpstone who emigrated to NZ 1882)
Thanks Jenny for all these updates.