Cumpston Research

Cheryl Margaret Cumpson, 55, a retired schoolteacher, died of cancer March 27 at St. Vincent de Paul Hospital, after a one-year illness.

She was born June 24, 1949 in Kingston, the daughter of Douglas Cumpson and the former Margaret Payne. She attended Winston Churchill School in Kingston and Vincent Massey School and Hillcrest High School in Ottawa. She graduated from Ottawa Teachers College and in 1980 received her BA degree at Queen's University.

She came to Brockville in 1976 and taught school for many years. She retired in June 2001. She was a member of the Retired Teachers of Ontario and the Women's Retired Teachers of Ontario.

Her interests included gardening, crocheting, some crafts and cooking. She identified with St. Francis Xavier Church.

Miss Cumpson is survived by her mother, Margaret Cumpson, of Brockville, brother Daryl Cumpson of Ottawa and sister-in-law Louise Hubert of Ottawa, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father, Douglas Cumpson.

Friends called at the Barclay Funeral Home, Brockville, where on March 31 the funeral was held, with Father Brian Price of St. Francis Xavier Church officiating. Burial followed at Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston.

The pallbearers were James Cumpson, Winston McEwen, Don Bain, Brian Bain, Marc Lapensee and Tom Jordan.

Memorial donations were directed to the Canadian Cancer Society and Hospice of Providence Palliative Care.

Published in Section b, page 7 in the Saturday, April 16, 2005 edition of the Brockville Recorder & Times.

Ontario Deaths 1869-1932 Harry COMPSTON death 29 Oct 1926 Ontario birth abt 1876 in England
I have been unable to find his birth.

Canadian Immigratant Records Part One William CUMPSTON
THis is William Henry
Year 1901 Census of Canada, Province of Quebec.
Immigrated to Canada in 1891

age 38. National Archives of Canada Microfilm reel T-6516 Dist 146 Champlain Sub district N4 St Maurice page 6
There are a further 2 entries with this reference for his children:

Lillian M. CUMPSTON
Immigrated to Canada in 1893

age 17.

Alfred T. CUMPSTON age 16
Immigrated to Canada in 1893

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