John Tomlin Cramp was born 9 February 1847 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia to Richard James Cramp (c1821-1877) and Eliza Sadler (c1824-1878) and died 27 July 1941 New Town, Tasmania, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Susan Jane Ward (1849-1938) 4 June 1872 in Chalmers Free Presbyterian, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Mr John Tomlin Cramp died at Hobart on Sunday after a short illness at the age of 94 years.
Mr Cramp was the eldest son of Mr Richard James Cramp, Kent, England and was born in Tasmania in 1847. He went to Geelong (V.) with his parents and after a stay of several years there returned to Tasmania. He was educated at Mr. Hughes' school, New Town, and privately. After having carried on an exchange stores business at St Marys for about 23 years Mr Cramp retired and took up orcharding as a hobby at Connewarre, Claremont. Throughout his life Mr Cramp took a keen interest in current affairs, and was a frequent contributor to the Press on topical subjects especially politics. He was a Justice of the Peace for Tasmania and had been a councillor of Glenorchy for many years. For more than half a century he was a Methodist lay preacher and officiated in that capacity at St Marys, Glenorchy and New Town. On many occasions he was a delegate to the annual conferences in Hobart of the Agricultural and Stock Owners Association and maintained a keen interest in the affairs of the Horticultural Society. Of a charitable disposition Mr Cramp liberally supported various missions and welfare organisations Mr Cramp's wife died three years ago. He is survived by six daughters and a son. The funeral will be at Cornelian Bay today.