The Family of Thomas Crossley of Leeds and Quebec, Canada

He was born 21 November 1872 in Leeds, a son of William Crossley and Sarah Ann formerly Kerton.  He was registered in Leeds West (WEST/109/216) in 1872, GRO reference December quarter 1872, Leeds, 9b 557.


In the 1881 census he was living at home, aged 8, and born in Leeds.


In 1891 Thomas, aged 18, an assistant seedsman was at home with his parents and born in Leeds. 


He married Alice Mouncey in the Sheffield district in the June quarter 1896.


In 1901, at 50 Chinley Street, Attercliffe cum Darnall, Sheffield, in 4 rooms, Thomas Crossley was aged 28 a general labourer in a brass works (employee) and born in Leeds.  His wife, Alice, was aged 28 and born at Bramham, Yorks, and their daughter Rosamond was aged 1 and born in Sheffield.


He emigrated to Canada, arriving on the Virginian (steerage) at Montreal, from Liverpool, 23 August 1907.  He was aged 34, married and an engine driver.  Alice aged 35, Rosamond aged 8 and Nellie aged 4 arrived 8 May 1908 on the Tunisian from Liverpool to Montreal.


In 1915 he was living at 1117a Wellington Street, Verdun, Quebec, an engineer, married to Alice and had previously served with RHC.


He died about 1950 at Sherbrooke, Quebec.  Alice died about 1970 in Sherbrooke, Quebec.


Thomas and Alice’s children were

Rosamond Crossley, born about 1900 in Sheffield (there is a registration in the Sheffield district in the March quarter 1900).

Nellie Crossley, born 1904 in Sheffield.  She married Roland Marshall Loughheed (1900-1960) and died about 1965 at Picton Ontario.  She has descendents.

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Posted February 2017