Baines' Directory (1822) - North & South Crosland

The following section is reproduced from Baines' Directory: History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, Volume 1 (1822) compiled by Edward Baines.

For the transcription of professions, entries have been reformatted to: firstname surname, location (extra details)


The following is a transcription of a historic document and may contain occasional errors.

Crosland (North & South)

Crosland, (North and South,) in the parish of Almondbury, wap. of Agbrigg, manor of Wakefield and honour of Pontefract ; 4 miles S. of Huddersfield. Population 1583.

  • William Beaumont, scribbling miller
  • James Barker, victualler, Fleece
  • J.E. Batley, dyer
  • Joseph Brayshaw, victualler, Travellers Inn, Blackmoor Foot
  • William Murgatroyd, victualler, King's Arms
  • Eli Oldfield, schoolmaster (day)
  • William Parkin, grocer & flour dealer
  • Isaac Rogers, joiner & cabinet maker
  • Thomas Smith, wheelwright
  • John Sykes, gardener & seedsman

Cloth Dressers.

  • James Brookbank
  • John Taylor

Woollen Manufacturers.

  • Enoch Beaumont (fancy)
  • J. Bates & Son
  • William Batley
  • Eli Dyson
  • J.J. & J. Dyson, Stone Pit
  • Walker Haigh
  • I. & D. Harrison (& merchants)
  • Benjamin Mellor (& merchant)
  • David Platt
  • George Roberts (& merchant)
  • John Roberts
  • Adam Sykes
  • George Sykes
  • John Sykes


Baines' Directory (1822) - North & South Crosland

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