Eliza Croucher (1827-1897)


Dates

Birth: 1827 Botley, Hampshire, UK
Father: Richard Croucher 1799-1878
Mother: Jane Hayward c1798-1882

Christening: 8 April 1827 Botley, Hampshire, UK

Marriage: 31 December 1845 at Botley, Hampshire, UK
Husband: George Henry Hobbs 1820-1887

Death: October-December 1897 Portsea, Hampshire, UK

Children

Believed none

Notes

Entry in the IGI for the christening of Eliza Croucher on 8 April 1827 in Botley, Hampshire, parents Richard Croucher and Jane.

Entry in Botley Baptisms for Eliza Croucher on 8 April 1827, parents Richard (a taylor) and Jane Croucher.

Entry in the FreeBMD for Eliza Croucher and George Henry Hobbs in October-December 1845 in S Stoneham (7 361) which included Botley.

Entry in the IGI for the marriage of Eliza Croucher, aged 19 and father Richard Croucher, and George Henry Hobbs on 31 December 1845 at Botley, Hampshire, UK.

In the 1841 census as Eliza Croucher aged 14, born in Hampshire, and living with Richard and Jane (parents?), Alford, Arthur, Henry, John and Richard (brothers?) and Ellen and Emma) sisters?) in the High Street, Botley, Hampshire.

In the 1851 census as Eliza Hobbs aged 22, born in Portsea (sic - in the index - looks more like Botley on the original), wife of a policeman, but living on her own at 22 Cherry Garden Lane, Kingston, Portsea, Hampshire.

In the 1861 census as Eliza Hobbs, aged 34, born in Botley, a seaman's wife, and living with her parents (Richard and Jane Croucher) in the High Street, Botley, Hampshire.

In the 1871 census as Eliza Hobbs aged 44, married, employed as a charwoman, and living with her husband (Henry) at Rose Cottage, 83 Hertford Steet, Kingston, Portsea, Hampshire (somewhere NE of the intersection of the A3 and the B2152)

In the 1881 census as Eliza Hobbs aged 54, born in Botley, Hampshire and living with her husband (George), and a neice (Eliza E Hurst - daughter of Eliza's sister Emma) at 21 Somers Road, Landport, Portsea (south of the A2047)

Her husband died in 1887.

In the 1891 census as Eliza Hobbs aged 64, born in Botley, a widow, and living with two neices (Elizabeth E Hurst - daughter of Emma and Lilian M Goodyear (sic - Goodger, daughter of Ellen) in 21 Somers Road, Landport, Portsea.

Death of Eliza Hobbs in FreeBMD in October-December 1897 aged 70 in Portsea Island (2b 301).

Chris Devine has an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Eliza Croucher born in 1827 in Botley, parents Richard and Jane Croucher and her christening on 8 April 1827 in Botley.

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