Abigail Grace Percy Croucher [Schopfer (Edgar)] (1892-1947)


Birth: July-September 1892 Kensington, London, UK
Father: William Croucher 1848-1913
Mother: Mary Ann Percy 1847-1937

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: April-June 1920 Paddington, London, UK
Husband: Ralph Edgar Schopfer (Edgar) 1895-1980

Death: 17 July 1947 5 Silkfield Road, The Hyde, Hendon, London, NW9




Birth of Abigail Grace P Croucher in FreeBMD in July-September 1892 in Kensington (1a 103).

In the 1901 census as Abigal G P Foucher (sic) aged 8, born in N Kensington, and living with her parents (William and Mary A), two brothers (Albert H and Percy W), and five sisters (Anne M, Edith L, Emma J, Eshel and Lydia M) at 4 St Ervans Road, Kensington, London (NE of Ladbroke Grove Station and south of the GWR).

In the 1911 census as Abigal (sic) Grace Croucher aged 18, born in Kensington, Middlesex, single, an artificial hair worker at a hair dressers, and living with her parents (William and Mary Ann), brother (Percy William), two sisters (Annie Martha and Lydia May) and a boarder (Thomas Gilpin aged 28, born in Kensington, Middlesex and a tailor) in six rooms at 87 Ilbert Steet, Queens Park, Paddington W.

Marriage of Abigail G P Croucher and Ralph E Edgar/Schopfer (two entries) is in FreeBMD in April-June 1920 in Paddington - a comment adds "Entered As Edgar Or Schopfer In Spouse Names" and "Edgar or Schopfer" are on the typed original (I assume he changed his name in the First World War).

There are eleven entries in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Abigail Grace Edgar living at 58 Rainham Road, Kensal Rise, Willesden in 1923 to 1928, other occupants Ralph Edgar (husband?), Mary Ann Croucher (mother?) and Lydia May Croucher (sister?), plus Walter Maddock (brother-in-law?) and Ethel May Maddock (sister?) 1923 to 1927, 50 Rainham Road in 1929 to 1932, other occupants Ralph Edgar Edgar (husband?), George Davy and Sarah Ann Davy, five entries for Abigail Grace Percy Edgar living at 5 Silkfield Road, Hendon 1935 to 1939, other occupants Ralph Edgar Edgar (husband?) plus Blanche Amber and Branche Amber Junr in 1935, and Alice Brand 1936 to 1938, two for Abigail G Edgar at 5 Silkfield Road in 1946 and 1947, other occupants Ralph E Edgar (husband?) and Alice H Venns, and one for Abigail Grace Perry Edgar, other occupant Ralph Edgar Edgar (husband?) in 1948.

Death of Abigail G P Edgar in FreeBMD in July-September 1947 aged 55 in Hendon (5f 79).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 for Abigail Grace Percy Edgar died on 17 July 1947, probate 20 August 1947 in London. "Edgar Abigail Grace Percy of 5 Silkfield-road The Hyde Hendon London NW9 (wife of Ealph Edgar Edgar) died 17 July 1947 Probate London 20 August to the said Ralph Edgar Edgar omnibus conductor. Effects 203 17s.

M Douglas has an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Abigal G P Croucher born in t 1893 in N Kensington, Middlesex, parents William Croucher and Mary Ann Percy.

Note Kensington was in London from 1889.

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