I received the following press cutting from a co-researcher, although it does not refer to her own studies. I would love to know more about William and Ellen and welcome contact from their relatives.
Was this family related?
Marriage between William CUMPSTON and Ellen HUMPHREYS Marriages Sep Q 1859 Manchester
CUMPSTON Ellen : Obituary
Published in the Nottingham Post on 24th April 2013 (Distributed in Mansfield, Nottingham)
CUMPSTON Ellen Passed away peacefully at home on 18th April. Wife of the late William, loving mother to Melanie, Cindy and Emma, and doting nana to Toby. Funeral service at Wilford Hill Crematorium at 11.20am on Tuesday 7th May. Flowers to the Co-operative Funeralcare, Main Street, Bulwell, NG6 8EQ, or donations to the British Heart Foundation.
Obituary William John CUMPSTON Nottingham December 2011
William John CUMPSTON was the husband of Ellen and father to Melanie, Cindy and Emma. Grandfather to Toby.
Published in the Nottingham Post on 4th January 2012 (Distributed in Mansfield, Nottingham)
Is this the Melanie mentioned as their daughter?
Surname First name(s) Mother/Spouse/Age District Vol Page
Birth Jun 1961
CUMPSTON Melanie E M mother DONNELY Aylesbury 6a 618