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Crosby is a town and area within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, on Merseyside, England. Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of Subdivisions of England used for the purposes of Local government outside Greater London Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 The region, also known as the government office region, is currently the highest tier of local government sub-national entity of England, with only one North West England is one of the nine official Regions of England. Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This list of sovereign states, alphabetically arranged gives an overview of States around the world with information on the extent of their Sovereignty. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system UK Postal codes are known as postcodes. UK postcodes are Alphanumeric. The L postcode area, also known as the Liverpool postcode area, is a group of postal districts in Merseyside and Lancashire, specifically around Bootle The UK Telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Telephone Numbering Plan, is the system used for assigning Telephone numbers in the United There are a number of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom. Merseyside Police is the Home Office Police force responsible for policing Merseyside in North West England. The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the county of Merseyside in north-west England and is The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust was formed on 1 July 2006 as part of Health Minister Lord Warner's plans to reduce the number of NHS North West England is a Constituency of the European Parliament. This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election Crosby is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a list of cities, Towns and Villages in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, England. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The name Crosby is used to cover a string of settlements along the Irish Sea coast north of Liverpool between Seaforth and Hightown. The Irish Sea ( Irish: Muir Éireann or Muir Meann; Scottish Gaelic: Muir Eireann Welsh: Môr Iwerddon, Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Seaforth is a residential suburb within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, North West England History Seaforth comes from It is often regarded as an outlying suburb of the city of Liverpool and is approximately 6 miles (10 km) north of the city centre. South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary
Crosby was formed as a Municipal Borough in 1937 by the merger of the urban districts of Great Crosby, Little Crosby and Waterloo with Seaforth from the administrative county of Lancashire. Municipal boroughs were a type of Local government which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974 in Northern Ireland from 1840 to In the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of Local government district that covered an Urbanised area Great Crosby, commonly known simply as Crosby is a suburb of Sefton on the outskirts of Liverpool, in Merseyside, North West England Little Crosby is a small village in Merseyside, North West England. Waterloo with Seaforth was an Urban District in the administrative county of Lancashire until 1937 when it was annexed to the Municipal borough of Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974 Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea It became part of the new Metropolitan Borough of Sefton on 1 April 1974. Events 527 - Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar.
Crosby forms part of the appropriately named Crosby parliamentary constituency in its own right. Crosby is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The MP for Crosby since 1997 has been Claire Curtis-Thomas, a member of the Labour Party
The town has Viking roots in common with the other -by ending settlements of Formby to the north and Kirkby to the east. A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. Dr Claire Curtis-Thomas, previously known as Claire Curtis-Tansley (born 30 April 1958 is a British Politician and Engineer. The Labour Party is a Political party in the United Kingdom. Founded at the start of the 20th century it has been since the 1920s the principal party of the A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas Formby is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England. Kirkby ( IPA /ˈkɝbiː/ — the second "k" is silent is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Merseyside in England Crosby was known as Krossabyr in Old Norse, meaning "village with the cross". Old Norse is the North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during the Viking Age  The settlement was recorded in the Domesday Book as Crosebi, and by the year 1212 had become Crosseby. The Domesday Book (ˈduːmzdeɪ bʊk also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey 
The opening of the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway in 1848 resulted in the growth of Crosby as suburb of Liverpool. The Liverpool Crosby and Southport Railway (LC&SR opened in 1848 Year 1848 ( MDCCCXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California.
There are two popular independent schools in the area, Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby and St Mary's College. Merchant Taylors' School Crosby (also known as Merchant Taylors' School for Boys Crosby) is a British Independent school, located in St Mary's College is an independent Roman Catholic day school for boys and girls aged 11-18 There are also several Comprehensive schools, including Chesterfield High School, Holy Family Catholic High School, St. Michael's Church of England High School (formerly Manor High Secondary School) and Sacred Heart Catholic College (formerly Sacred Heart Catholic High School). Chesterfield High School is a specialist Sports & ICT secondary school located in Crosby, Merseyside and officially opened on March 18th 1974 with the Holy Family Catholic High School is a Catholic Comprehensive school situated in Thornton, Merseyside, England, catering St Michael's Church of England High School (formerly known as Manor High School is a Comprehensive school located in Crosby Merseyside. Sacred Heart Catholic College is a Secondary school in Crosby, Merseyside, England, with specialist status in Mathematics
Crosby is home to the world-renowed art installation Another Place. Antony Gormley OBE RA (born 30 August 1950 is an English sculptor. Another Place is a piece of modern Sculpture by Antony Gormley. Crosby Beach is part of the Merseyside coastline at Crosby north of Liverpool in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, England. Another Place is a piece of modern Sculpture by Antony Gormley. The town environs include several miles of beach, a marina, a number of parks and a large area of woodland known as Ince Woods. Crosby Beach is part of the Merseyside coastline at Crosby north of Liverpool in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, England. For other uses of this word see Marina (disambiguation. A marina is a sheltered Harbor where Boats and Yachts Crosby is home to the Carnegie Library built with donations from the American steel magnate Andrew Carnegie. Andrew Carnegie (properly kɑrˈneɪgi but commonly /ˈkɑrnɨgi/ or /kɑrˈnɛgi/ (25 November 1835 – 11 August 1919 was a Scottish -born American Industrialist Distinctive buildings in Crosby Village include Central Buildings, Crown Buildings and the two pubs, Yates's and The Village.
The Football Club Marine AFC and Rugby Football Club Waterloo RFC are both based in the area. Football is the word given to a number of similar Team sports all of which involve (to varying degrees kicking a Ball with the foot in an attempt to score a Marine Football Club are an English football club who play in Crosby Merseyside. Waterloo Football Club is an English Rugby Union team based at St Anthony's Road Blundellsands, Merseyside in the borough of Sefton Crosby is also home to Crosby Swimming Club, a member of the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA).
Set in Moor Park, one of the most picturesque parts of Crosby, is the Northern Club, a multi-sport club featuring cricket, hockey, bowls, squash and snooker and tennis. Moor Park is one of the most picturesque residential areas of Crosby in Merseyside. The Northern Club located in Crosby on north Merseyside, was founded in 1859 originally as a cricket club also playing bowls
Crosby Marina is the home of Crosby Sailing Club and is open to all dinghy sailors of any ability or experience. A dinghy is a type of small Boat, often carried or towed by a larger vessel The marina is also a venue for the Scout and Guide sailing club.
Blundellsands Bridge Club , affiliated to the English Bridge Union, is based in the area and provides facilities for both learning and playing Rubber Bridge and Duplicate Bridge, an intellectual sport recognised by the International Mind Sports Association. The English Bridge Union, commonly known as the EBU, is a membership-funded organisation which promotes and organises the game of Duplicate bridge in England Rubber bridge is a form of Contract bridge played among four players often in friendly play but sometimes for stakes Duplicate bridge is the most widely used variation of Contract bridge in club and tournament settings The International Mind Sports Association ( IMSA) is an association formed by the international federations of Contract bridge, Chess, Draughts