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CROSBY, Ernest

Male 1860 - 1930  (70 years)


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  • Name CROSBY, Ernest 
    Born 10 Jul 1860  Hull, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 389 
    _UID 96D82063D3AC44B2AE65FDAC42FD4ABD68CE 
    Died 27 Nov 1930  Withington, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I389  Edgoose
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2017 

    Father CROSBY, John,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother WRAY, E. 
    Family ID F273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Adelaide Eliza,   b. 29 Aug 1851, Northallerton, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1941, Fleetwood, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1891  York, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Edgoose AgnesRowleyEdgoose 385 297.jpg
    Edgoose AgnesRowleyEdgoose 385 297.jpg
    Agnes Rowley Edgoose (1845-1933), daughter of the Reverend Jesse and Eliza Edgoose, died at 6 Chestnut Avenue, Chorlton cum Hardy on 26 February 1933 and was buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery at Chorlton cum Hardy in the same grave as Ernest Crosby and her sister Adelaide Eliza Crosby.

  • Notes 
    • ERNEST CROSBY 1860-1930


      The birth of Ernest CROSBY was registered in 1860.
      (GRO September Q 1860 [WRAY] Hull 09D 194)

      The 1911 census of Westaella, Fleetwood, Lancashire:
      *Ernest CROSBY, head, aged 50, married, solicitor, employer, born at Hull, Yorkshire;
      Adelaide Eliza CROSBY, wife, aged 53, married 19 years, no children, born at Northallerton, Yorkshire;
      Isabel LAMB, servant, aged 21, single, general servant domestic, born at Fleetwood, Lancashire.
      (RG14/25457)

      "Crosby.- ERNEST CROSBY, Westaella, Fleetwood; son of John CROSBY of Hull, merchant; born at Hull, July 10th, 1860; educated at Cleveland College, Darlington, College House, Baldock, Cambridgeshire, and the Moravian Institute at Neuwied-on-the-Rhine, Germany. Member of the Fleetwood Union District Council; elected Coronation Chairman, April, 1902; re-elected Chairman, April, 1903; has been President of the Fleetwood Branch of the British and Foreign Seamen's Society; Hon. Secretary of Fleetwood Branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute; Solicitor to the Fleetwood and District Richmond Building Society; Unionist in politics; member of the Wesleyan Church, and Circuit Steward for the Blackpool Circuit; for eight years Superintendent of the Fleetwood Wesleyan Sunday Schools; Hon. Treasurer to the Local Free Church Council; largely instrumental in the erection of the New Fleetwood Wesleyan Church, of which he and his wife laid the foundation stones; Vice-President of Fleetwood Cricket Club. Married Adelaide Eliza, the daughter of the late Rev. Jesse EDGOOSE, of York"
      (Contemporary Biographies - Legal, page 307, in Lancashire at the Opening of the Twentieth Century, edited by William Thomas Pike)

      Ernest CROSBY of 2 Amherst-road, Withington, Manchester, died on 27 November 1930. Administration Manchester 2 January to Adelaide Eliza CROSBY widow. Effects 627 3s. 2d.
      (National Probate Calendar 1931)

      NOTES & QUERIES:
      An excellent photograph of him, taken from Page 307 of Lancashire at the Opening of the Twentieth Century, appears online at Spinning the Web > Book Brouser.


      (revised 13.11.2016)