Crumpe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The origins of the Anglo-Saxon name Crumpe come from its first bearer, who was a person with an abnormal curvature of the spine. The surname Crumpe is derived from the Old English word crump, which means bent or crooked.

Early Origins of the Crumpe family

The surname Crumpe was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Crumpe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crumpe research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1176, 1273, 1564, 1711 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Crumpe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crumpe Spelling Variations

The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Crumpe has been spelled many different ways, including Crump, Crumpe, Crompe, Crum, Crummey, Crumb, Crumbe, Crombe, Crom, Cromm, Cromp, Crumm, Crommey, Crummie, Crummy, Crommie and many more.

Early Notables of the Crumpe family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Crumpe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Crumpe family to Ireland

Some of the Crumpe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 80 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crumpe migration to the United States

Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Crumpes to arrive in North America:

Crumpe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Thomas Crumpe, who arrived in Virginia in 1653 [1]
  • Tho Crumpe, who landed in Virginia in 1658 [1]
  • Alice Crumpe, who settled in Virginia in 1670
  • Joseph Crumpe, who arrived in Maryland in 1675 [1]
Crumpe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Crumpe, who settled in Maryland in 1775

Crumpe migration to Australia

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

Crumpe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Robert Crumpe, aged 27, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Macedon" [2]

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  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. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 11 January 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) MACEDON 1853. Retrieved
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