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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

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

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

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
 

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