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The entries for people & families with the surname Crossland are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

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Crossland, CharlesRef 297-277
[1844-1916] FLS.

Master-butcher with premises in Bull Green.

He was a renowned botanist and mycologist, and a colleague of James Needham.

The two were founder members of the British Mycological Society.

He wrote several books and articles

Crossland, CharlesRef 297-3830
[18??-18??] He married Jane Smith [18??-18??].

Children:

  1. Caroline [b 1839]
  2. Alfred [b 1841]
  3. Charles
  4. Nathan [b 1846]

Crossland, EdwinRef 297-1161
[1831-1903] Son of John Crossland.

Born in Clayton.

He was a wood turner [1861] / a timber dealer [1871] / a timber merchant [1891].

He carried on the family business J. Crossland & Son.

In [Q4] 1850, he married Hannah Sharp [1825-1884] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Midgley.

She had a son Frederick Sharp [1847-1874] who was living with the family

 

Children:

  1. Walter
  2. Emma [b 1857] who was a sewing machinist [1871]
  3. John Henry
  4. Clara [b 1861]
  5. Vincent [1864-1870]
  6. Henry who died in infancy
  7. John Henry who died 8th November 1852 (aged 7 months) &  was buried with his parents but not shown on the headstone

The family lived at

  • Salterhebble [1861]
  • 15 Chatham Street, Halifax [1871, 1891]

Living with them [in 1861, 1871] was Frederick Sharp [1847-1874] (printer).

Hannah died 29th July 1884 (aged 59).

Edwin died 25th January 1903 (aged 72).

The couple & the children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2988] with Hannah's son Frederick (who is not shown on the headstone) 

Crossland, Ernest VincentRef 297-1202
[1875-19??] Son of Walter Crossland.

He was an errand boy (timber merchant) [1891] / a bookkeeper in the family business – J. Crossland & Son [1901]

Crossland, F.Ref 297-25
[18??-1917]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died of wounds [November 1917].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Crossland, JamesRef 297-605
[1827-1865] He was an insurance agent [1865].

In [Q3] 1848, he married Hannah Hirst [1827-1894] in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of John Hirst
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child

The children were buried at Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel, Halifax and remembered on their parents' grave.

James died 4th November 1865 (aged 38).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2216] with brother-in-law Joseph Hirst.

In [Q3] 1867, Hannah married (2) Benjamin Balaam in Halifax.

Hannah died 22nd October 1894 (aged 67), & was buried with James.

Crossland, JoahRef 297-1203
[18??-19??] Auctioneer and corn merchant in Hebden Bridge.

In his 70s, he ran a small munition factory in Mytholmroyd during World War II, making 303 cartridges

Crossland, JoeRef 297-1832
[1915-1940] Son of Ethelyn & Arthur Crossland

Born in Elland.

In [Q3] 1937, he married Emily Crowther in Halifax.

They lived in Greetland.

During World War II, he served as an Engine Room Artificer 4th Class with the Royal Navy aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious.

He died 8th June 1940 (aged 25)  when his ship was hit by the German battleship Scharnhorst, and sank in the Norwegian Sea with the loss of 1,207 of her crew of 1,247.

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [Grave Ref 40 1], on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, and on the Memorial at Elland Boys' Brigade

Crossland, JohnRef 297-1124
[1854-1901] Son of Matthew Crossland, delver.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a stone dresser [1876, 1881, 1891, 1901].

In 1876, he married Sarah Town [1855-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah, was born in Ovenden, the daughter of John Town, cartwright
 

Children:

  1. Arthur [b 1878] who was a worsted mill hand [1891]
  2. Mary H. [b 1880] who was a worsted mill hand [1891], a  worsted twister [1901]
  3. Emily [b 1885]
  4. Walter

They lived at

  • 2 Moor End, Ovenden [1881]
  • Moor End, Ovenden [1891]
  • 26 Moor End Road, Mount Tabor, Halifax [1901, 1911]

John died in 1901 (aged 47) 

Crossland, JohnRef 297-1160
[1806-1882] Born at Lindley, Huddersfield. Around 1840 he established J. Crossland & Son.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edwin

The business was carried on by his son.

He died at Halifax

Crossland, John HenryRef 297-890
[1859-1???] Son of Edwin Crossland.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wood turner [1871, 1891] / a foreman sawyer [1901].

In [Q3] 1885, he married Pamelia Dawson [1857-1???] in Halifax.


Pamelia was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Stanley who died 18th December 1886 (aged 4 months)   
  2. Hilda [b 1888]
  3. Vincent who died 4th December 1889 (aged 1 hours)   
  4. Dora who died 17th April 1893 (aged 10 months)   
  5. Elsie [b 1896]

The children were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2988] with their Crossland grandparents.

They lived at 23 Melville Place, Halifax [1891, 1901]

Crossland, Jonas W.Ref 297-1125
[18??-19??] Councillor for Halifax Northowram ward [1894]

Crossland, JosephRef 297-1829
[1830-1908] Born in Elland.

He was a woollen manufacturer [1871, 1881] / a partner in Crossland & Brearley.

The partnership was dissolved [15th October 1884], and the business was carried on by Brearley.

On 26th June 1861, he married Sarah Gledhill [1835-1914] at Elland Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Arthur [1862-1942] who was a school master [1908]
  2. Sam [1864-1933] who was a gas manager [1908]
  3. Walter [1866-1944] who was a cashier [1908]

They lived at

  • New Hall, Elland [1871, 1881]
  • Park View, Elland Lane, Elland [1908]

Joseph died 12th August 1908.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £2,736 9/10d.

Probate was granted to his widow Sarah & sons

Crossland, JosephRef 297-628
[1829-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a silk dresser [1871].

He married Martha [1838-1???].


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. John Thomas [1859-1868] who was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2502]
  2. Emily [b 1863]

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 2502]

Crossland, RichardRef 297-1952
[1895-1916] Son of Emma & Herbert Crossland of 10 Windover Road, Willesden.

Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He died 20th July 1916.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 8C, 9A & 16A]

Crossland, SamuelRef 297-2373
[1844-1904] (Possibly) son of Esther & Joseph Crossland.

He was a quarryman [1871] / a stone delver [1881] / Registrar of Births, Marriages & Deaths [1891, 1901].

In 1865, he married Clementina Stott.

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1866] who was a grocer [1904]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1869]
  3. Ellen [b 1874] who married [1898] John William Alder /  Aldam
  4. Sarah [b 1882]

The family lived at

  • Southowram [1871]
  • Chapel House, Southowram [1881]
  • Higgin Lane, Southowram [1891]
  • St Anne's, Southowram [1901]

Living with them [in 1881] were father-in-law John Stott & brother-in-law Samuel Stott [b 1852] (stone merchant).

Samuel died 20th February 1904.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £359 4/5d.

Probate was granted to his widow Clementina and son Walter.

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1904

In 1911, Clementina was living with Ellen & John William Alder / Aldam and their 2 children at 18 Bank Top, Southowram

Crossland, WalterRef 297-1201
[1855-1904] Son of Edwin Crossland.

He was a sawyer [1871] / a wood sawyer [1891] / a timber merchant [1901] / a salesman in the family business – J. Crossland & Son.

He married Jane [1854-1???].


Jane was born in Kendal, Westmoreland
 

Children:

  1. Ernest Vincent
  2. Ethel [b 1878]
  3. Edith A. [b 1886]

The family lived at 25 Melville Place, Halifax [1891, 1901]

Crossland, WalterRef 297-1777
[1890-1918] Son of John Crossland.

Born in Moor End.

He was a member of Mixenden Congregational Church & Sunday School / a grocer's assistant [1911] / employed by Wainstalls Co-operative / manager of William Wood's grocers, Nelson / a member of Nelson Wesleyan Chapel.

He married Mary Louisa.

They lived at

  • 8 Stretchgate Lane, New Pellon
  • 20 Bamford Street, Nelson

During World War I, he enlisted [April 1917], and served as a Private with D Company 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster).

He died of wounds in No.1 Canadian General Hospital, Étaples [11th April 1918] (aged 28).

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XXXIII G 8].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Crossland, WilliamRef 297-2375
[18??-1904] He lived at Owlet Hall, Elland [1904].

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1904

Crossland, WilliamRef 297-2517
[18??-18??] Beerseller at Elland.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

Recorded on 1st May 1875, when he was fined £2 7/6d for permitting drunkenness in his home. Three men who were drunk in his house were fined 18/6d each

Crossland, William AndersonRef 297-1313
[1896-1947]

In [Q3] 1918, he married Sarah Alice Mason in Halifax.


Sarah Alice was the daughter of
Charles Mason
 

Children:

  1. Frank [1921-2016]

William died in Halifax [Q2 1947] (aged 51) 

Crossland, William HenryRef 297-326
[1835-1908] FRIBA. Huddersfield-born architect. He was a talented artist and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1855. He worked in London and Huddersfield before moving to Halifax [around 1858]. He was articled to Sir George Gilbert Scott with whom he did work for Edward Akroyd at Akroydon and Copley.

On 1st October 1859, he married Lavinia Cardwell Pigot at the Parish Church of St Pancras in London.

Children:

  1. Maud Helen [b 1860]

The couple set up home at Number 6 Trinity Place, Halifax.

He had an office in Harrison Road – see Ceccardo Egidio Fucigna.

Around 1863, he opened an office at Albion Street, Leeds. Shortly afterwards, he left Halifax.

On 28th January 1867, he became a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

He worked on many local buildings: Akroydon, Halifax, Copley model village, Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, Parish Church of Saint Stephen the Martyr, Copley, Rishworth Lodge and Royal Hotel, Elland and Rochdale Town Hall

Some of his sketches were used in Akroyd's 1862 booklet entitled On Improved Dwellings for the Working Classes

 

Crossland surnameRef 297-1
There are 23 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Crossland, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Crossland

Marriages 1891, 1900, 1907

 



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