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Crossley, Sir Francis, first baronetlocked

(1817–1872)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Crossley, Sir Francis, first baronet (1817–1872), carpet manufacturer and philanthropist, was born at Halifax, Yorkshire, on 26 October 1817, one of the eight children of John Crossley (c. 1772–1837) [see under Crossley, Martha], a carpet manufacturer at the Dean Clough Mills, Halifax...

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