Elizabeth Croucher [Bentley] (1757-a1785)


Birth: 1757 Felpham, Sussex, UK
Father: Clement Croucher 1732/3-a1774
Mother: Hannah Withers 1734-a1774

Christening: 16 October 1757 Felpham, Sussex, UK

Husband: John Bentley c1757-a1785

Death: After 1785


Father unknown
Jacob Jolliffe Croucher 1782


Christening of Elizabeth Croucher in the IGI on 16 October 1757 in Felpham, Sussex, parents Clemt and Hannah Croucher.

I believe Jacob Jolliffe Croucher was her son (Jolliffe is a common surname), christened in Binsted, Sussex (not Hampshire).

There is an entry in the West Sussex Family Group for a Archdeaconry of Chichester Marriage Licence dated 13 January 1785 for Elizabeth Croucher aged 25, spinster of Yapton and John Bentley bachelor aged 27 of the same parish and the marriage by license in Yapton on 14 January 1785 There is an entry in the IGI for the marriage of Elizabeth Croucher and John Bentley in Yapton on 14 January 1685. There are three submitted entries for the birth of Elizabeth Croucher in Yapton in 1760, plus two giving her marriage to John Bentley.

Yapton is 4 miles NW of Felpham and Binsted is 3 miles north of Yapton and 3 miles west of Arundel.

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