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date: 28 March 2020

Crossley, Jameslocked

(1800–1883)
  • Stephen Collins

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Crossley, James (1800–1883), writer and book collector, was born on 31 March 1800 at The Mount, Halifax, the second son of James Crossley (1767–1831), a merchant in the wool manufacturing trade, and his wife, Anne (1772–1813), daughter of William Greenup, a merchant. He received a grounding in classical literature at the grammar schools of ...

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