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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


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)

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.


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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