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Thomas Compston Kendal b. c 1811 - 1882

 

1841 England Census Name: Thomas Compston Age: 25 estimated Birth Year:  abt 1816 Where born: Westmorland, England

 

Civil parish: Kendal Hundred: Kendal Westmorland Street Address: Highgate

Occupation: joiner

Household Members: Name Age

Thomas Compston 25

Isabella Compston 25

Jane Compston 6

Isabella Compston 3

Sarah Compston 1

 

 Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal Piece: 1163 Book: 4 Folio: 46

Page Number: 14

 

Samuel COMPSTON and a Thomas Compston appear in Pigot's 1828 as joiners.  This would make Thomas just 17.  Would the entry have referred to their father?

 

Compston, Saml. Brougham street Compston, Thos. Stramon gate

 

Westmorland Directory 1834 page 649

Samuel Compston joiners and timber merchants

Samuel is working with Thomas as 'joiners' and they are listed as also being timber merchants at Brougham street.

 

Samuel and Thomas Compston at Captain French Lane Kendal 1855

 

Samuel and Thomas Compston are shown on this entry  at Captain French Lane. Note - Samuel died in 1850.

John Compston is at Highgate

 

Post Office Directory Kendal 1858

There is an entry in 1858 for John Compston at Highgate Kendal followed  by an entry for

Compston Samuel and Thomas carpenters, joiners and builders Captain French's Lane although Samuel died in 1850

 

 

 

1881 England Census  Thomas Compston Age: 70 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811

Relation: Boarder Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England

 

Civil parish: Nether Graveship Westmorland England Street Address: 3 Wilson St

Kendal.

 

 

Household Members: Name Age

John Compston 30 boot and shoe maker all born in Kendal

Ann Compston 31

Isabella Compston 9

John S. Compston 7

Thos. W. Compston 5

Mary E. Compston 3

Margt. A. Compston 1

Thos. Compston 70 Condition as to marriage: Widow

 

 Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal eD 17a Piece: 5214 Folio: 85

Page Number: 9

 

 

 

 

 

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915

Name: Thomas Compston

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811

Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1882

Age at Death: 71

Registration district: Kendal

Westmorland Volume: 10b

 

 

1871 England Census name: Thomas Compston Age: 59 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1812

Relation: Head Spouse's Name: Isabella Compston

Where born: Kendal, Westmorland, England  

Civil parish: Kendal Town: Kendal Westmorland England

 

Household Members: Name Age

Thomas Compston 59

Isabella Compston 58

John Compston 20

Jane Compston 16

 

Registration district: Kendal Sub-registration district: Kendal ED 4 Household schedule number:

28 Piece: 5285 Folio: 52 Page Number: 6