Crampton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Crampton family

The surname Crampton was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from very early times.

Important Dates for the Crampton family

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Crampton Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Crampton, Cramptone, Cramppton, Cramton, Cramptoun, Cramptown, Cramptowne and many more.

Early Notables of the Crampton family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Crampton family to Ireland

Some of the Crampton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Crampton migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crampton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Samuel Crampton who settled in Maine in 1614
  • John Crampton, who arrived in Virginia in 1622-1623 [1]
  • Robert Crampton, who arrived in Virginia in 1666 [1]
  • Thomas Crampton, aged 22, who landed in Maryland in 1684 [1]
  • Alice Crampton, who arrived in Virginia in 1696 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Crampton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • James Crampton, who settled in Virginia in 1716
  • James Crampton, who landed in Maryland in 1716 [1]
  • Jane and Margaret Crampton, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773
  • Thomas Crampton, who settled in Maryland in 1775

Crampton migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Crampton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Crampton, British convict who was convicted in Stafford, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Henry Tanner" on 27th June 1834, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]
  • William Crampton, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Canton" in 1838 [3]
  • J. Crampton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [4]
  • Jane Crampton, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Woodstock" in 1851 [5]

Crampton migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Crampton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. George Crampton, (b. 1844), aged 16, British farm labourer travelling from London aboard the ship "Gananoque" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 9th May 1860 [6]
  • Mrs. Mary A. Crampton, (b. 1816), aged 47, Irish housekeeper, from Wicklow travelling from London aboard the ship "Metropolis" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 16th June 1863 [6]
  • Mr. Thomas Crampton, (b. 1838), aged 25, Irish farm labourer, from Wicklow travelling from London aboard the ship "Metropolis" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 16th June 1863 [6]
  • Miss Charlotte Crampton, (b. 1842), aged 21, Irish domestic servant, from Wicklow travelling from London aboard the ship "Metropolis" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 16th June 1863 [6]
  • Mr. John B. Crampton, (b. 1846), aged 17, Irish shepherd, from Wicklow travelling from London aboard the ship "Metropolis" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 16th June 1863 [6]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Crampton (post 1700)

  • Charles Albert Crampton M.D. (1858-1915), American chemist from Davenport, Iowa who built Crampton House in Somerset, Maryland and served as the first Mayor of Somerset (1906-1910)
  • Howard Crampton (1865-1922), American silent film actor who appeared in 73 films from 1913 to 1922
  • Barbara Crampton (b. 1958), American two-time Soap Opera Digest Award nominated actress
  • Henry Edward Crampton (1875-1956), American paleontologist and evolutionary biologist, specialist in the study of land snails
  • Jesse Crampton, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Madison, 1837 [7]
  • H. E. Crampton, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 [7]
  • Charles J. Crampton, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Dallas, Texas, 1938-40 [7]
  • Albert M. Crampton, American politician, Justice of Illinois State Supreme Court, 1948-53 [7]
  • Robert Crampton (b. 1964), English journalist, British Press Award Interviewer of the year (2004)
  • Matthew "Matt" Nicholas Crampton (b. 1986), English track cyclist for Sky Track Cycling
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 7th January 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/henry-tanner
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CANTON 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Canton.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WOODSTOCK 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Woodstock.htm
  6. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  7. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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