Compton Family Tree research resources
Delve into the history of the Compton Family Tree using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Family History !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 2883 people with the Compton surname? In that year Compton was ranked number 1393 for popularity in the UK.|
1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Compton records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Compton family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Compton Genealogy
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Compton Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Compton family tree.
Check out Compton Parish Records at Find My Past.
Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Compton family name using the FreeBMD database.
Search Genealogy Bank for Compton family records.
Investigate MyHeritage for Compton family data.
Explore the LDS Database for records of the Compton family.
Research the Compton surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Compton Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 4033 people with the Compton surname in the UK? Compton is now ranked number 1433 for popularity in the UK.|
Compton Family Tree Databases
Explore WikiTree for user contributed Compton family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Compton data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Look at MyTrees for information on the Compton family and people looking to contact living Compton relations.
Investigate GENi for Compton family records.
Find your Irish Compton relatives on findmypast.ie
Research the Compton surname using Genealogy.com forums .
|Did you know that there are currently 39497 people with the Compton surname in the USA? Compton is ranked number 144 for popularity in the USA.|
Miscellaneous Compton Databases
Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Compton family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Compton surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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