Albert Croucher (1850-a1901)


Dates

Birth: April-May 1850 Brighton, Sussex, UK
Father: Richard Croucher 1790-1861
Mother: Mary Jenner 1805-1832

Christening: 26 May 1850 St Peter, Brighton, Sussex, UK

Marriage: April-June 1873 Brighton, Sussex, UK
Wife: Jane Collings 1848-1899

Death: After 1901

Children

Albert Croucher 1850-a1901
Harry Croucher 1852-a1881
Arthur Croucher 1858-a1883

Notes

Birth of Albert Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1850 in Brighton (7 312).

Christening of Albert Croucher in the IGI on 26 May 1850 at St Peter, Brighton, Sussex, parents Richard and Eliza.

In the 1851 census as Albert Croucher aged 11 months, born in Brighton and living with his parents (Richard and Eliza) at 31 Crown Street, The Palace, Brighton (north off B2066 Western Road) - this address shared with another family.

In the 1861 census as Albert Croucher aged 10, born in Brighton and living with his parents (Richard and Eliza), and two brothers (Arthur and Harry) at 3 Bath Street, Brighton St Peter.

In the 1871 census as Albert Crouch (sic - on the original), aged 20, born in Brighton, single, employed as a railway porter, and living with his parents (Richard and Eliza), two brothers (Arthur and Frank) at 11 Howards Terrace (Place), Brighton St Peter (at north end of Chatham Place B2122).

Marriage of Albert Croucher and Jane Collings in FreeBMD in April-June 1873 in Brighton (2b 415).

In the 1881 census as Albert Croucher aged 30, born in Brighton, an oil lamp dealer, and living with his wife (Jane), son (Albert) and a boarder (George T Philkinton aged 20, born in Ealing, Middlesex, single and a photographic printer) at Upper Russell Street, The Palace, Brighton (this address was shared with another family).

I cannot find an entry in the 1891 census, but he was not living with his wife (who was married) and son.

In the 1901 census as Albert Croucher aged 52, born in Brighton, single, employed as a carpenter, and boarding with Charles Culverwell (aged 60, born in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, and employed as a general shopkeeper working on his own account from home), his wife (Ada aged 44 and born in Lilbury (Tilbury), Essex), and daughter (Ada aged 6 and born in Woolwich, Kent ), at 30 Eastern Road, East Brighton (there were two other boarders living in a seperate two rooms at the same address).

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