Crosville Motor Company Limited
Crosville Motor Services Limited
Crosville Wales Limited
Welcome / (Croeso) to my Crosville website brought to you by the webmaster of Ronsbusesandcoaches
Crosville was an iconic company with a fascinating history and has had a mammoth following from enthusiasts and transport historians. Its territory extended throughout North, Mid and parts of West Wales together with Cheshire, significant parts of Merseyside, South Lancashire, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Pages have been devised that will hopefully be of interest to all who visit this web site.
The web owner not only had the privilege of working for the company as a seasonal conductor and driver for a period of four years but also had the pleasure of being conveyed to and from school in a variety of Crosville buses over a number of years. The web owner has therefore a great soft spot and nostalgia for the company.
Please visit the bottom of this page for details on how to contact me with feedback - for important information about photographs used and some essential links.
PAGES WITHIN THIS WEBSITE
You can use the side menu or the buttons to the right to take you to the various pages.
Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967)
The web owner is a pleased to be an active member of the Crosville Enthusiasts' Club. The Club produces a monthly magazine called the 'Review' which includes interesting articles on Crosville and also looks in detail at the current scene of service and vehicle news of the successor operators and others covering the previous operating area of Crosville. The Club also organises tours (pandemics allowing) normally using vintage vehicles and these tours often visit former Crosville Routes long abandoned.
If you are interested in joining please visit the Club's website <<Crosville-Enthusiasts.Club>>.
In the research for these pages reference was made to various books listed below for which acknowledgement is readily and gratefully made. The pages in the website are not a full account of Crosville (or other bus and coach operators) and visitors to these pages may wish to consult some of these books for more details.
Crosville - The Sowing and The Harvest --- W J Crosland Taylor (written by a member of the founding family)
State Owned Without Tears --- W J Crosland Taylor (The Story of Crosville 1948-1953)
Crosville Part 1 - The First 40 Years --- Carroll and Roberts
Crosville Motor Services 2: 1945 - 1990 --- Duncan Roberts
Crosville 3: The Successors 1986-2001 --- Duncan Roberts
A Fleet history of Crosville Motor Services Ltd and its predecessors Part 1 (1910-1948) --- The PSV Circle [PC30]
Fleet History of Crosville Wales Limited --- The PSV Circle [PC27]
(Also earlier versions of the PSV Circle publication were consulted including [PC8] 1935-1952 and [PC15] 1953-1981)
Crosville on Merseyside --- T B Maund FCIT
A History of Crosville Motor Services --- R C Anderson
Crosville Motor Services 1911-1990 --- The Local Transport History Library <<available to download from www.lthlibrary.org.uk/>>
Within the pages in this website are links to further pages to some of the firms that were bought out by Crosville. Further details of a number of these can be found in my original website of Ronsbusesandcoaches.com
Two of the major firms in North East Wales were
Western Transport (Wrexham area) and <<LINK>>
White Rose / Brookes Bros (Rhyl area). <<LINK>>