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Phelim Crampsey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Phelim Crampsey
Aliases: Bonner, Bonnar
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 23rd May, 1828
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Donegal
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 83 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 19th September, 2016 wrote:

Phelim CRAMPSEY (or Bonner) was convicted at Donegal, Ireland 1818. Life sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Bencoolen’ then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Admiral Cockburn’.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very well behaved.

Aged 22yrs; 5’6”; labourer; Hazel eyes; dark brown hair; fair complexion .
Native place - Co. Donegal

Assignments in the Colony of VDL:
6 June 1823: repeatedly being absent from his Master Beaument’s residence. 50 lashes.
15 Sept 1823: assigned to Sherwin. Drunk & disorderly. 25 lashes.
18 Oct 1823: assigned to Sherwin. Abscond from service and going to Hobart Town. 50 lashes & returned to Master.
6 March 1828: Highway Robbery. Committed for trial. Guilty. Death.
Executed, 23 May 1828.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Phelim, surname: Crampsey, alias1: Bonner, alias2: Bonnar, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 23rd May, 1828, gender: m, occupation, cri

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