Frank Croucher (1861-1945)


Dates

Birth: 23 January 1861 Quay Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, UK
Father: Robert Croucher 1825-1891
Mother: Amelia Shepherd (Shepard, Sheppard) 1826-1901

Christening: 28 April 1861 St Thomas, Newport, Hampshire, UK

Marriage: July-September 1889 Isle of Wight, Hampshire, UK
Wife: Elizabeth Harriet Hayden 1863-1908

Death: April-June 1945 Isle of Wight, UK

Children

Lizzie Hayden Croucher 1893
Elsie Croucher 1893
Freda Hayden Croucher 1893-1905

Notes

Birth of Frank Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1861 in I Wight (2b 492).

Birth of Frank Croucher in the IGI on 23 January 1861 and his christening on 28 April 1861 at St Thomas, Newport, Hampshire, parents Robert and Amelia Croucher.

In the 1861 census as Frank Croucher aged 3 months, born in Newport, Hampshire and living with his parents (Robert and Amelia), three brothers (Frank Jas, Henry Edd and Robt William), sister (L Elizth), and a servant (Emily Clayton aged 16 and born in Newport, Hampshire) and living in Quay Street, Newport, Hampshire.

In the 1871 census as Frank Croucher aged 10, born in Newport, Hampshire, female in the index, but male on the original, and living with his parents (Robert and Amelia), four brothers (Ernest, Frederick, Harry and Percy), two sisters (Amy and Laura), and a boarder (Mary A Grapes aged 68, born in Newport, single and a housekeeper) at 47 Quay Street, Newport, Hampshire.

In the 1881 census as Frank Croucher aged 20, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, a master mariner, and living with his parents (Robert and Amelia), three brothers (Ernest, Harry and Percy), sister (Amy), and nephew (Harry) at 47 Quay Street, Newport, Hampshire.

There are entries in FreeBMD for the marriage of Frank Croucher to Elizaberth Hayden and Elizabeth Harriet Hayden in July-September 1889 in I Wight (2b 1032), but only the latter is on the typed original.

In the 1891 census as Frank Cwucber (sic - in the index, Croucher on the original) aged 30, born in Isle of Wight, Newport, a master mariner but not employed nor an employer, and living with his wife (Elizabeth) in ? Road, Whippenham, Hampshire. His brother Henry was living next door.

In the 1901 census as Frank Croucher (sic) aged 46, born in Isle of Wight, Newport, a carriers ands agents superintendent, and living with his wife (Elizabeth) and three daughters (Elsie, Freda and Lizzie) at Rose Cottage, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight (A3054). His brother Henry was living next door.

Entry in Ancestry Kelly's Isle of Wight Directory, 1904 Newport for Frank Croucher of Ryde Road.

His wife died in the Isle of Wight in 1908.

In the 1911 census as Frank Croucher aged 50 and living with Elsie and Lezzie Hayder Croucher in the Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

Death of Frank Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1945 aged 84 in I Wight (2b 774).

There is an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Frank Croucher born in 1861 in Newport, Hampshire, parents Robert Croucher and Amelia Shepard. Natalie Limneos adds his marrage to Elizabeth Hayden in September 1889.

The Isle of Wight became an independent county in 1890.

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