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"A Short History of St Mary's. Little Crosby"
by Frank Tyrer. M.A. B.Sc.

A5 size Booklet of 31 pages containing a brief history of the church, and a description of the interior.

Revised and updated when reprinted in 2011

Price £ 2.00

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"St Mary's, Little Crosby, A History"
by Brian Plumb, 1997.

A4 size Book of 129 pages with numerous illustrations. Published in 1997 by The Friends of St Mary;s, Little Crosby, with a forward by The Most Reverend Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool.

A detailed history of the Blundells of Little Crosby, the village and the church, from the Reformation to the present day.

Price £ 7.50

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"Churchgoing in Little Crosby"
by Brian Whitlock Blundell.

A5 size Booklet containing 56 pages & 13 Black & White illustrations, published in 2007 by Hagerston Press.

A brief introduction to the penal laws of the Reformation - how they hit a Lancashire Village, and how the villagers hit back and kept the faith.

The booklet gives an introduction to the laws on religion and their effect on Little Crosby, with extracts from a number of learned works.

Price £ 5.00

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"In a North Country Village"
by M.E.Framcis.

A5 size Booklet containing 163 pages with a number of illustrations in the text. Published in 2008 by North West Catholic History Society - Wigan, Lancashire.

M.E,Framcis was the pen-name of Mary Blundell, the widow of Francis Blundell, a member of the family of Catholic squires of Little Crosby, Lancashire.

Her stories, set in a nineteenth century Lancashire village, are drawn from life in Little Crosby, arguably the most Catholic vilage in the most Catholic county in England. They were very popular when first published in 1893 and still merit attention. She was likened in her own day to Mrs Gaskell and here we have a picture of a Catholic Cranford.

Price £ 11.00

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"The Recusant Blundells of Crosby"
by Frank Tyrer. M.A. B.Sc.
A5 size Booklet containing three articles by Frank Tyrer published by the North West Catholic History Society between 1973 and 1980. Published in 2000 by the Friends of St Mary's, Little Crosby, with an introduction by Brian Whitlock Blundell.

Price £t.b.a.

Being Re-Printed

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