Ellen Croucher [Holes] (1840-1922)


Dates

Birth: 21 October 1840 Boldre, Hampshire, UK
Father: Charles Croucher 1810-1879
Mother: Edith ? 1814-1886

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 2 September 1861 Sway, Hampshire, UK
Husband: Simeon (Simion) Holes 1840-a1901

Death: 2 April 1922 Sway, Hampshire, UK
Burial: 6 April 1922 Sway, Hampshire, UK

Children

Alice Louisa (Louise) Croucher (Holes) [White] 1861-a1901
Henry Sidney Holes 1864-1951
HFrederick Charles Holes 1867-a1881
Edward Frank Holes 1872-1965
James Holes 1875-1912
Ernest Tom Holes 1878-a1891
Ellen Bessie Holes [Gates] 1881-a1905
Daisy May Holes 1883-1884

Notes

There are two submitted entries in the IGI for the birth of Ellen Croucher on 21 October 1840 in Boldre, Hampshire, her death on 2 April 1922 and burial on 6 April 1922 both in Sway. One gives her parents as Charles and Edith Croucher.

In the 1841 census as Elen Crouter aged 8 months, born in Hampshire, and living with Charles and Edith (parents?) and Mary (sister?) in Boldre, Hampshire.

In the 1851 census as Ellen Croucher aged 10, born in Boldre and living with her parents (Charles and Edith), brother (Henry C) and sister (Harriett) in Portmore, Boldre.

Her daughter was born just two months before the census in Boldre. I assume the father was Simeon Holes. Her birth was registered twice, once as Alice Louisa Croucher and the second time as Alice Louise Holes.

In the 1861 census as Ellen Croucher aged 20, born in Boldre, unmarried, no stated employment and living with her parents (Charles and Edith), daughter (Alice Louisa Croucher), nephew (Walter C Jeans although I cannot identify his parents) at Portmore Common, Boldre.

Marriage of Ellen Croucher and Simion Holes in FreeBMD in July-September 1861 in Lymington (2b 824).

All the remaining children were born in Sway.

In the 1871 census as Ellen Holes aged 30, born in Boldre and living with her husband (Simeon), two sons (Frederick and Henry), and daughter (Alice Louisa Holes) at Church Lane Boldre.

In the 1881 census as Ellen Holes aged 40, born in Boldre, and living with her husband (Simeon), four sons (Edward Frank, Ernest Tom, Frederick Charles and James) and daughter (Ellen Bessie) at Church Road, Sway, Hampshire.

In the 1891 census as Ellen Holes aged 50, born in Boldre, and living with her husband (Simeon), three sons (Frank, James and Tom) and daughter (Bessie) in Brighton Road, Sway.

In the 1901 census as Ellen Holes aged 60, born in Boldre, and living with her husband (Simeon), and son (Frank) in four rooms in Station Road, Sway.

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Ellen Holes in April-June 1922 aged 81 in Lymington (2b 768).

Olwyn Shilling has an entry in RootsWeb WorldConnect for Ellen Croucher born 21 October 1840, parents Charles and Edith Croucher, her marriage to Simeon Holes on 2 September 1861 in Sway, Hampshire, her eight children (Alice Louisa Croucher, Henry Sidney, Frederick Charles, Edward Frank, James, Ernest John, Ellen Bessie and Daisy May), her death on 2 April 1922 and her burial on 6 April 1922 in Sway.

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