Cumpston Research

Family connections:

William Henry Lowthorp Cumpston was born 2 July 1830, and christened on 8 September 1831 at Holy Trinity, Kingston upon Hull by his parents William George Cumpston and Jane Lidgett. Jane’s parents were George Lidgett and Jane Foster. William George Cumpston was the great grandfather of JHL Cumpston

William George's parents were William Cumpston and Millisint Watson, my 4 x great grandparents. All these are mentioned in my book ‘CUMPSTONs of Hull, Master Mariners and their families’

Montreal Canada
Poems for the time
xxvii p LC class PS8455

Poet Amicus Archive Canada

Please let me know if a copy of this book is for sale.

The Graphic (London, England), Saturday June 11, 1887; issue 915

Recent Poetry and Verse:

'Setting aside the prefatory plea, which would have been excellent reason for NOT 'bringing the following collection before the public' there is something to please in 'Glimmerings of Truth' by William Henry Cumpston (Hull: A Brown & Sons).

The verses are juvenile and the author has much to learn, both mentally and technically; but he seems to have a receptive mind and we were frankly pleased with a little piece entitley 'Bigotry'.

William Henry Cumpston YER/3/2/4/5/

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