Luke Thomas Crossley

1788 - 22nd Apr 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Brother and heir of Benjamin Crossley (will proved 1822) of St George Parish Jamaica.

  1. Fanny, daughter of Luke Thomas Crossley of Hanketon [sic] 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, ' 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.


Benjamin Crossley's will, which identifies Luke Thomas Crossley as his brother, is transcribed at [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 [accessed 29/11/2010].

  2. 1841 census online.

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

Further Information

Anna Maria
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
£2,626 18s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£5,370 13s 4d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)
£149 14s 7d
£1,945 19s 9d
Awardee (Owner-in-fee)

Associated Estates (5)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1822 [SY] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Legacies Summary

Commercial (3)

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

Physical (1)

Country house
Olive Mount [Purchased] 
description →
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 (2)

Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
John Crossley was the natural son of Luke Thomas Crossley's brother Benjamin...

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