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Little Crosby

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Crosby, Little, coast township, Sefton par., SW. Lancashire, adjacent to Great Crosby, 1811 ac. and 1126 foreshore, pop. 553.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Crosby library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Crosby area is Sefton South.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"LITTLE CROSBY, a township in the parish of Sefton, in the county of Lancaster, 1 mile N. of Great Crosby. The chief residence is Crosby Hall, the seat of the Blundells, who have held the manor since the 12th century.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Crosby was a township in the parish of Sefton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Little Crosby was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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Societies

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