John Croucher (1775-1791)
Birth: 1775 East Dean, Sussex, UK
Father: Henry Croucher 1744-a1775
Mother: Sarah Halstead [Short] 1746-a1797
Christening: 11 April 1775 All Saints, East Dean, Sussex, UK
Death: January 1791 East Dean, Sussex, UK
Burial 11 January 1791 All Saints, East Dean, Sussex, UK
Christening of John Croucher in the IGI on 11 April 1775 in Eastdean near Chichester, Sussex, parents Henry and Sarah Croucher.
Entry in FamilyHistoryOnline Sussex Burials for John Croucher on 11 January 1791 in East Dean All Saints, Sussex.
The following entries in Access to Archives Goodwood papers
probably refer to this John and his mother Sarah who was born in Westhampnett. The following entries are from the Goodwood Estate Archives By courtesy of His Grace the Duke of Richmond and Gordon, and with acknowledgments to the West Sussex County Record Office and the County Archivist:
Bond in £440 GOODWOOD/E2032 24 Nov 1791
John Croucher of Eastergate in Aldingbourne, yeoman, to Charles, 3rd Duke of Richmond.
On surrender of a cotland called Aylings and a cottage in East Dean.
Bond in £760 GOODWOOD/E2033 24 Nov 1791
Sarah Croucher of Westhampnett, widow, to Charles, 3rd Duke of Richmond.
On a surrender by John Croucher of Eastergate in Aldingbourne of a barn and yardland called Bacons, Overlong Field (7a.), West Field and Lodge Field; South Field, Bettingtons, Hill Fields and Hurst Field (in all 24a.) with common of pasture for 60 sheep and 15 hogs upon South Down, all in East Dean, to the use of the 3rd Duke of Richmond.
Deeds of tenement, garden, orchard and 3 yardlands in East Dean, late in occ. of Clement Croucher and purchased by his grandfather, John, from John Hale. GOODWOOD/E2000-2022 1706-1793 23 docs
The deeds recited in abstracts of title (nos. E2019 and 2020, the former endorsed with counsel's opinion, 1791, and the latter endorsed with counsel's opinions, 1809, 1810) are present except for an indenture, 27 Jan. 1735, and the will, 25 Sept. 1771, of Clement Croucher. No. GOODWOOD/E2005 is the probate, 3 July 1734, of the will, 25 Sept. 1733, with codicils, of Clement Croucher of East Dean, yeoman, Nos. E2016-2018 are receipts, 1791, of John Croucher for the purchase money of (i) barn and yardland called Bacons, Overlong Field (7a.), West Field, Lodge Field, 24a. customary land and common of pasture for 60 sheep and 15 hogs; (ii) cotland called Aylings and a cottage in East Dean; (iii) for interest on £1100.
The tenement and three yardlands in East Dean, and a tenement, barn, gateroom and 5a. land called Wheatland or Freelands Five Acres in Singleton were conveyed to Charles, 3rd Duke of Richmond, 22 March 1793 (no. GOODWOOD/E2022).