1660 Info 2: Cromptons of the Restoration
The line of Robert Crompton and Ann Haldenby

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Thomas  CROMPTON Esq Of Great Driffield- their first son

Thomas the eldest son of Robert and Ann HALDENBY was born in 1619. He married Mary Remington, of Lund, and lived in Hutton Cranswick. He died on 15 September 1666.

The Inner Temple Admissions Database records that Thomas  CROMPTON, gentleman, son and heir apparent of Robert CROMPTON, an armiger (an 'armour bearer for a knight - a squire, or a person entitled to heraldic arms') of Great Driffield, Yorkshire was admitted to the Inn on 7 November 1639.

In the Civil War he was in arms against Parliament. In 1649, according to Clay, two Thomas CROMPTON's are mentioned as Royalist sympathisers. Each was compounded - agreed for a consideration not to be prosecute. One estate was penalised to the amount of £387. This is equivalent, by an income value, to £1,675,000 in 2018. The other estate was fined £887. This is equivalent, by income value, to £3.84 million in 2018. At this moment it is not know which Thomas was fined which amount. Source: /font> Measuringworth.com (Accessed: 14 July 2019) See also Thomas CROMPTON 1600info5

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Their grand daughter, Elizabeth CROMPTON

On 2 October 1702 Elizabeth, the wife of Thomas Holmes of Beverley gent., was the surviving daughter of Thomas CROMPTON esq. dec‘d. [and Mary Remington]) and release to lead in Hutton and Skerne. [[Hull University Manuscript and Archives Department HUMAD reference DDSY/34/96]


Their grandson Thomas, born 1642

John Venn's Alumni Cantabrigenses, Part 1 page 422 published in 1922 gives a brief detail of Thomas' academic achievement at Cambridge.

A Fellow Commoner was the first of three ranks in which students were matriculated.
Matriculation: the formal admission of a student into a University as distinct from his admission to a College.


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