Luke Thomas Crossley

1788 - 22nd Apr 1857

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Brother and presumably heir of Benjamin Crossley (died 1822) of  St George Parish Jamaica.

  1. Fanny, daughter of Luke Thomas Crossley of Hanketon Hall near Nantwich in the County of Chester married Rev. George Augustus Salisbury, son of Sir John Salisbury Piozzi Salisbury of Brynbella in County of Flint 1852. Luke Thomas Crossley shown as deceased by 22/12/1857 [A/1691/F/1/6] and his family in Cheltenham. Papers also allude to Olive Mount Estate, Wavertree near Liverpool, auctioned 1859.

  2. 1841 census shows Luke Thomas Crossley at Olive Mount Wavertree; and 1851 aged 63 at Hankelow Hall.

  3. London Gazette shows an insolvent debtor, Joseph Robinson, 'formerly....in partnership with Luke Thomas Crossley, both in Leeds Yorkshire, trading with and carrying on business at School Close and Monkpitts Mills..under the firm Crossley, Robinson and Company, stuff and woolen-printers and dyers' and later a book-keeper in apparently unconnected businesses.

Sources

Benjamin Crossley's will, which identifies Luke Thomas Crossley as his brother, is transcribed at http://www.mylearning.org/learning/hidden-stories-slavery-and-barnsley/A%201691%20F%202%202.doc [accessed 31/10/2012].

  1. Crossley Family Papers: Barnsley Archives and Local Studies A/1691/F. Names of spouse and children drawn also from these papers http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=196-a1691f&cid=-1#1 [accessed 29/11/2010].

  2. 1841 census online.

  3. London Gazette, Issue 18678, 04/05/1830, p. 896.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Anna Maria
Children
Rev. Thomas Crossley, Anna Maria ('the younger'), Fanny, Mary, Benjamin, Eliza Jane, Ellen.

Associated Claims (6)

£1,843 14S 6D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£138 9S 3D
Awardee
£2,626 18S 4D
Awardee
£5,370 13S 4D
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£149 14S 7D
Awardee
£1,945 19S 9D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (2)

Railway Investment
Sheffield and Lincolnshire Junction [1845168]  
£2500 
Railway Investment
Leeds and Thirsk [184595]  
£3200 

Physical (1)

Country house
Olive Mount [Purchased] 
description →
Georgian...
notes →
Built early 1790s for James Swan, a Liverpool tea dealer who died 1829, after which the house was sold; Luke Thomas Crossley was in residence at the time of the 1841...

Relationships (1)

Brothers

Addresses (3)

Hankelow Hall, Chester, Cheshire, North-west England, England
Olive Mount, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England
The Elms, Shirley, Southampton, Hampshire, Wessex, England