John Cross was training to be a joiner in the early 1850s.

He married Jane Harper in 1857

They lived in the village till 1880. On the 1881 census they are recorded as living at Mill house, Sutton on Derwent and he is also a corn miller as well as a joiner.

They moved again this time to Leeds, where they lived til at least 1900, before moving to Scarborough.

John died in September quarter 1902 aged 68 years at Scarborough.

John and Jane had 2 daughters both born in Elvington

Sarah Ann 1859

Mary E 1861


Sarah married John Thompson in 1857 in the Knaresborough area

Handy Book entry 1865