Alfred Henry Croucher (1887-1951)


Birth: 2 July 1887 Bursledon, Hampshire, UK
Father: Richard Croucher 1862-1938
Mother: Hannah Birch 1862-1908

Christening: 28 August 1887 Botley, Hampshire, UK

Marriage: April-June 1912 South Stoneham, Hampshire, UK
Wife: Alice Emily Shorter 1884-1979

Death: October-December 1951 Winchester, Hampshire, UK


Delcie Elizabeth Croucher [Boucher] 1915-1996
Betty Noreen Croucher [Farley] 1917-1989


Birth of Alfred Henry Croucher in FreeBMD in July-September 1887 in S Stoneham (2c 49).

Entry in Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 for Alfred Henry Croucher on 28 August 1887 in Botley, Hampshire, parents Richard and Hannah Croucher.

In the 1891 census as Alfred Hy Croucher aged 3, born in South Stoneham, Hampshire, and living with his parents (Richard and Hannah), and sister (Bland Annie) at 53 Besant Road, Landport, Portsea, Hamshire.

In the 1901 census as Alfred H Croncher (sic) aged 13, born in Bursledon, Hampshire, an errand boy, and living with his parents (Richard and Hannah), brither (William R) and two sisters (Blanche A and Delcie M) at 82 Market Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire.

His mother died in S Stoneham in 1908.

In the 1911 census as Alfred Croucher aged 23, born in Bursledon, Hampshire, single, a milk carrier at a dairy, and living with his widowed father (Richard), brother (William), and towo sisters Blanche and Dorothy) in five rooms at 49 High Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire.

Marriage of Alfred H Croucher and Alice E Shorter in FreeBMD in April-June 1912 in S Stoneham (2c 160).

His two daughters were bone in S Stoneham in 1915 and 1917.

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Alfred H Croucher born on 2 July 1884 (sic - the handwritten original), employed in milk trade retail bottle washing & filling machines, address 7 Albert Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, other occupant Alice E Croucher (wife?).

Death of Alfred Henry Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1951 aged 64 in Winchester (6b 688).

Two entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Alfred Henry Croucher born in South Stoneham in July 1887, parents Richard Croucher and Hannah Birch, and his death in Winchester Hampsire in December 1951, one adding his wife as Alice Emily Shorter.


Alfred Henry Croucher was the third great grandson of Richard Croucher

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