Crossley, John an English Congregational minister, was born at White Hall, Over Darwen, November 20, 1790. He was converted when about fourteen years of age;
educated himself; was ordained at Tosside, Yorkshire, in 1820; afterwards labored at Horwich, Buxtonand Lichfield; and then, resigning the regular ministry removed to Farnworth, where he died, October 23, 1864. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1865, page 232.