Crossley, James (M)

Surname: Crossley
Forename(s): James
b. 31 March 1800. d. 1 August 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, lawyer, and book collector. Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Contributed to Blackwood’s Magazine, Retrospective Review, and Notes and Queries. Editor of The Diary and Correspondence of Dr John Worthington (1847–1886). President of the Chetham Society (1847-1883) and the Athenaeum (1847-1850). Elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1852. Close friends with William Harrison Ainsworth. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Stanzas, Written upon Robert, the Son of Captain S. Shaw, of the Royal Artillery, Now a Resident in the East Indies—A Child Five Years of Age 1820-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8429
Prologue Spoken Before a Private Theatrical Performance in Manchester 1820-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9034