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Crossley, Johnlocked

(1812–1879)
  • John A. Hargreaves

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Crossley, John (1812–1879), industrialist and philanthropist, was born on 16 May 1812 in Halifax, the sixth of the eight children of John Crossley (c. 1772–1837) [see under Crossley, Martha], carpet manufacturer, and his wife, Martha Crossley (1775–1854), daughter of Abraham Turner (1747–1805)...

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