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Crosby, Alan 1955-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 1,072 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  History  Handbooks and manuals  Local history  Biography  Genealogy  Case studies  Pictorial works  Maps 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DB2607, 914.3712045
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Most widely held works by Alan Crosby
Frommer's Prague & the best of the Czech Republic by Hana Mastrini( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers historic background and recommends attractions and accommodations
A society with no equal : the Chetham Society, 1843-1993 by Alan Crosby( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family records of Benjamin Shaw, mechanic of Dent, Dolphinholme, and Preston, 1772-1841 by Benjamin Shaw( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Shaw (1772-1841) was born in Dent in the West Riding of Yorkshire. His parents were Joseph Dent, a weaver, and Isabella Noddle, both originally of Garsdale. Both the Shaws and the Noddles had lived in Garsdale for generations. The earliest known Shaw was Robert Shaw (d.1744), great-grsandfather of Benjamin. In 1793 Benjamin married Betty Leeming (1773-1828). They were the parents of eight children and eventually had thirty-six grand-children. Early in career Benjamin moved his family to Preston where he was a mechanic. Descendants live in England
The experience of gradual renewal in the Jericho District of Oxford by Alan Crosby( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researching and writing history : a practical guide for local historians by D. P Dymond( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Woking by Alan Crosby( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The local studies library : a handbook for local historians by Diana Winterbotham( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tithes : maps, apportionments and the 1836 Act by Eric J Evans( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Cheshire by Alan Crosby( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Lancashire by Alan Crosby( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Preston Guild : 800 years of England's greatest carnival by Alan Crosby( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally the Guild controlled trade in what was an important market town. And to keep the membership of this exclusive merchant's club up to date the town's burgesses met once every twenty years to have their names listed in the Guild Roll. By the time Preston began to grow into an important industrial town at the end of the eighteenth century the Guild had lost most of its old role in regulating trade ...Unlike practically every other guild in the country, Preston Guild survived and prospered."--Jacket
A history of Thetford by Alan Crosby( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading the way : a history of Lancashire's roads( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford and its countryside by David Ian Scargill( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancashire local studies : in honour of Diana Winterbotham( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the township of Burscough (including parts of Lathom) : or Burscough : the story of an agricultural village in the County of Lancaster by Ernest John Rosbottom( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading Tudor and Stuart handwriting by Lionel M Munby( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlocking the past : index and CD-ROM of abstracts of articles to The amateur historian (1952-1967) and the local historian (1968-1999) : volumes 1-29( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preston( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford guidebook by Alan Crosby( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Researching and writing history : a practical guide for local historians
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English (56)

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Researching and writing history : a practical guide for local historiansA history of WokingTithes : maps, apportionments and the 1836 ActA history of CheshireA history of LancashireThe history of Preston Guild : 800 years of England's greatest carnivalLeading the way : a history of Lancashire's roadsA short history of the township of Burscough (including parts of Lathom) : or Burscough : the story of an agricultural village in the County of Lancaster