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Descendants of Richard CROSSLEY

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7. John CROSSLEY

Extract from History of Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
CROSSLEY, OF SCAITCLIFFE.
JOHN CROSLEYE, of Scaytcliffe, adhered during the civil wars to King CHARLES, and fought under the royal banner at Marston Moor. His sword is still preserved in Scaitcliffe armoury. He wedded, in 1615, Dorothie, daughter of Richard Lorde, of Godpleye, in Lancashire, (portion Pounds 140), and had three younger sons and a daughter.

John Crossley held lands at Scaitcliffe, by grant from father as noted in 1626 Rochdale Manor Survey.  

A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 5. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1911.
In 1626 John son of Anthony Crossley held 120 acres in Scaitcliffe and Shawhead; and Jeremy son of Richard Crossley held 60 acres in Scaitcliffe.

THE PEOPLE OF SCAITCLIFFE
John served King Charles I in the Civil War and fought at Marston Moor on July 2nd. 1644. His sword was preserved in the Scaitcliffe armoury and museum. He married Dorothy daughter of Richard Lord of Godpleye in Honorsfield in 1615.

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13. Dorothy CROSSLEY

Baptism: 15 Jan 1625/6 St Mary, Todmorden, Lancashire, England
Dority Crosley - Daughter of John Crosley
   Source: Bishop's Transcripts at Lancashire Archives Preston

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14. Margaret CROSSLEY

Burial: 26 Apr 1628 St Mary, Todmorden, Lancashire, England
Margret Crosly - Daughter of Jho. Crosly
   Source: Bishop's Transcripts at Lancashire Archives Preston

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15. Susan CROSSLEY

Burial: 24 Mar 1631/2 St Mary, Todmorden, Lancashire, England
Susan Crosly - Daughter of John Crosly
   Source: Bishop's Transcripts at Lancashire Archives Preston

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16. Anthony CROSSLEY

Baptism: 7 Aug 1631 St Mary, Todmorden, Lancashire, England
Anthony Crosley - Son of John Crosley
   Source: Bishop's Transcripts at Lancashire Archives Preston

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17. Henry CROSSLEY

Derbyshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
Henricus [Henry]
Gender: Male
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 25 Jan 1632
Baptism Place: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
Father: Johis
Mother: Dorothea

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