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Sir Francis Crossley

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Sir Francis Crossley

Person  Male  Born 26/10/1817  Died 5/1/1872

Carpet manufacturer, politician and philanthropist. Born in Halifax, Yorkshire. He worked at his father's massive carpet factory before entering parliament in 1852. He erected twenty-one almshouses in Halifax, with an endowment of six shillings a week to each occupant. Died at his home, Belle Vue, Halifax.

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