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Crosby, town (1991 pop. 54,116), Sefton metropolitan district, NW England, on Liverpool Bay. Formed in 1937 from the urban districts of Great Crosby and Waterloo-with-Seaforth, Crosby is primarily residential. The town's history dates back more than 1,000 years. The Merchant Taylor's School for boys was founded in 1620.