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Brook Crippen

Brook Crippen, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Brook Crippen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 259 (131)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 11th September, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

CRIPPIN, Brook. Per “Coromandel”, 1820

1822 Apr 1,10 - Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.141)

1822 Dec 9 - On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.22, 378-9)

1825 Oct 31 - Overseer of the Bricklayers at Port Macquarie. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3245; 4/1873 p.44). Reply, 19 Dec (Reel 6019; 4/3865 p.18)

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Absconded Prisoners.
2. Crippen Brook, Coromandel, Bricklayer, 37, Newington, 5 feet 4½, hazle eyes, light sandy hair, fair, pock-pitted comp. from Government at Sydney.
Sydney Gazette, 2 Dec 1826.

NSW Permissions to Marry. 1825-1851.
Permission 9 Mar 1826, Sydney.  Brooke Crippen, per Coromandel 3,  age 23, Life, Bond,  and Sarah Porter, per Janus, age 20, Came Free.  Rev. R. Hill.

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Maureen Withey on 11th September, 2020 wrote:

Assize Intelligence.
Brook Crippen, for stealing a watch, moneys, &c in the dwelling-house of J. Simmons at Newington; Morning Post 21 Aug 1819.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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