Francis Henry Crossley (1886 - 1950) of Leeds and Tadcaster

He was known as 'Harry'.


He was born 6 January 1886 at Leeds (1939 register has 8 January).  He was registered in 1886 in Chapeltown (CHAP/22/152), a son of William Crossley and Sarah Ann formerly Kerton.


In 1891, Francis Henry aged 5 was 'infirm, hip disease', and was at home with his parents and born in Leeds.


In 1901 he was living at home with his parents in Tadcaster, aged 15, a boot and clothes shop assistant, born in Leeds.


In 1911 he was living with his sister, Elizabeth Jerrison, in Sheffield, single, aged 26, a patent glazier, born in Leeds.


In 1926 he was the informant of his father's death and living in St Joseph's Street, West Tadcaster.


In 1939 (register) at 12 Sandfield Terrace, Tadcaster, Francis H Crossley was a motor brewery lorry driver with a birth date of 8 January 1886.  With him was Elizabeth A Crossley, with a birth date of 17 November 1894.  They were both married.  Elizabeth was .... to First Aid Post ...sing Auxillary Services – Tadcaster.


His death was registered in the Barkston Ash district (includes East and West Tadcaster) in the September quarter 1950, aged 64.

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Posted February 2017