Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Edmund Crosse

From Graces Guide

of Crosse and Blackwell

General

c1804 Born at Chelsea

1835 Founded Crosse and Blackwell

1843 Married at Kington, Herefordshire to Laura Jane the daughter of the late John Mitchell and neice of Thomas Penn of Bordesley Grange. Edmund Crosse of Soho Square, Lonodon. [1]

1851 Living at 21 York Terrace, Westminster (age 47 born Chelsea), Italian Warehouseman employing 50 men, 56 women and 10 boys. With wife Laura J. (age 43 born Kington, Herefordshire) and children Alice M. A. (age 7), Edmund M. (age 5) and Fanny L. (age 1) plus Mary A. Mitchell (age 64), Mother-in-law, and three servants. Living in next abode to Thomas Blackwell [2]

1861 Living at 49 Cambridge Terrace, Paddington (age 56 born London), Italian Warehouseman. Living with wife Laura J. (age 43) and children Alice Mary A. (age 17), Laura E. (age 13), Fanny L. (age 11), Charles W. (age 6), Sydney G. (age 4) plus a nurse and a servant. [3]

1862 His will proven. Of Harrow Weald, Middlesex and Cambridge Terrace, Edgware Road. Head of Crosse and Blackwell. Mentions his wife, his brother Thomas Crosse of Chicago and Samuel Blackwell. [4]

Children

  • Alice Mary A. 1844
  • Edmund M. 1846
  • Fanny L. 1850
  • Charles W. 1855
  • Sydney G. 1857

Notes

In the 1871 Census Alice, Fanny and Thomas are living at 28 Prince's Gate, London with four servants. No profession or trade shown.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Berrow's Worcester Journal (Worcester, England), Thursday, February 02, 1843
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. The Hampshire Advertiser, Saturday, October 25, 1862