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Crosby, Alan 1955-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 813 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Local history  Biography  Genealogy  Case studies  Pictorial works  Maps 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z115.E5, 411.70941
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Most widely held works by Alan Crosby
A society with no equal : the Chetham Society, 1843-1993 by Alan Crosby( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 102 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 65 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 60 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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of Woking by Alan Crosby( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 54 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 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The local studies library : a handbook for local historians by Diana Winterbotham( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 50 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 )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 35 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 34 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 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leading the way : a history of Lancashire's roads ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lancashire local studies : in honour of Diana Winterbotham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short history of the township of Burscough (including parts of Lathom) : or Burscough : the story of an agricultural village 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 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Preston ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of Warrington by Alan Crosby( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penwortham in the past by Alan Crosby( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chester Archaeological Society : the first one hundred and fifty years, 1849-1999 by Alan Crosby( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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