|Captain John Crampton
Captain John Crampton 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence: South Collingham, Nottinghamshire. 3 4 All sources found to date record the birth of Captain John Crampton as being in South Collingham, Nottinghamshire.
• Occupation: Captain, Cir 1690, Ireland. 2 5 Recorded in the official records of the College of Arms, London as settling in Ireland during the reign of Charles II (Reigned 1660-1685). Recorded in the book Smyly Archives (1892) (Sir Phillip Crampton Smyly) as "went to Ireland as a Captain in William III's army (Cir. 1690) and settled there after the war". William III reigned from 1689-1702 and his reign is characterised by the invasion of Ireland and his victory over James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.
John married Catherine Stone.
Peter O'Donoghue Bluemantle Pursuivant, "College of Arms," p. 2; report to Ryan John Kriste, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 14 December 2009; Research done on behalf of Ryan Kriste by the Bluemantle Pursuivant of the College of Arms (Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BT - www.college-of-arms.gov.uk). The official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families and their descendants.
2 Peter O'Donoghue Bluemantle Pursuivant, "College of Arms," p. 2; report to Ryan John Kriste, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 14 December 2009.
3 Collingham & District Local History Society, editor, Collingham Heritage Trail Pamphlet (Collingham, Nottinghamshire: Collingham & District Local History Society, 2006).
4 E.G. Wake M.D., The History of Collingham and its Neighbourhood (1867; reprint, Nottingham: Nottinghamshire County Council, 1998).
5 Philip Crampton (1838-1904) Smyly Dr., The Smyly Archives 1892 (N.p.: n.p., 1892).
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