Edward Croucher (1848-1935)


Dates

Birth: 22 February 1848 Burton, Hampshire, UK
Father: George Croucher c1814-1870
Mother: Charlotte ? c1817-1897

Christening: 14 May 1848 Christchurch, Hampshire, UK.

Marriage: October-December 1893 Guildford, Surrey, UK
Wife: Sarah Ruth Harrington [Coughlan] 1849-1910

Death: January-March 1935 Guildford, Surrey, UK

Children

None known

Notes

Entry for the birth of Edward Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1848 in Christchurch (8 131).

Entry in the IGI for the birth of Edward Croucher on 22 February 1848, parents George Croucher and Charlotte and his christening on 14 May 1848 in Christchurch, Hampshire.

In the the 1851 census as Edward Croucher aged 3, born in Chch, Hampshire, and living with his parents (George and Charlotte), and three brothers (Charles, George and Henry) at Stoney Lane, Burton, Christchurch, Hampshire.

In the 1861 census as Edward Croucher aged 12, born in Christchurch, Hampshire, and living with his parents (George and Charlotte), and three brothers (Charles, George and Henry) in Burton, Christchurch, Hampshire.

In the 1871 census as Edward Croucher aged 22, born in Christchurch, single, Hampshire, employed as a railway porter, and lodging with Thomas Russell Borer (aged 32, born in Guidford and employed as a beerhouse keeper), his wife Esther (aged 31 and born in Bisley, Surrey), their son William R (aged 3 and born in Guildford), two other lodgers Thomas Clark (aged 29, born in Whitechurch, Buckingham and employed as a carman) and his wife Blanche (aged 29 and born in Lisborough, Suffolk) at the Castle Beerhouse, Farnham Road,Guildford (now the A31).

In the 1881 census as Edward Croucher aged 32, born in Christchurch, single, employed as a railway signalman (LSW - London and South Western Railway), and living with John Hart (aged 31, born in Guildford and employed as a house or horse keeper), his wife Lousia (aged 30 and born in Dover, Kent), their son Robert William C (aged 10 and born in Guildford) and another lodger James Cooper (aged 29 and born in Hampshire) at 10 Bury Street, Guildford (just off the A3100).

In the 1891 census as Edward Croucher aged 41, born in Burton, Hampshire, single, employed as a railway signalman and living with John Hart (aged 41, born in Guildford and employed as a gardener), his wife Louisa (aged 37 and born in Brighton, Sussex - see the 1881 entry!), and their three sons Frank (6), George (15) and Harold (7) all born in Stoke, and a lodger James Cooper (aged 36, born in Horsford Hampshire at 44 Wapdune Road, Stoke, Guildford (just off the A320 - it is not Dapdune Road).

Entry for the marriage of Edward Croucher and Sarah Coughlan in FreeBMD in October-December 1893 in Guildford (2a 107).

In the 1901 census as Edward Croucher aged 52, born in Burton, Hampshire, employed as a railway signalman, and living with his wife (Sarah Crouch on the original and in the index, aged 51 and born in Woodgreen, Hampshire) and a visitor Angela Victrers (aged 61, born in Woodford, Essex, widowed and living on her means) at 8 Densils Road, Guildford (Denzil Road just off the A31).

His wife died in Guildford in 1910.

In the 1911 census as Edward Croucher aged 62 and living in Guildford, Surrey.

Death of Edward Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1935 aged 86 in Guildford (2a 443).

Burton is two miles north of Christchurch, and Wood Green is 2 miles north of Fordingbridge which is 10 miles north of Christchurch.

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