Edward Charles Croucher (1908-1970)


Birth: 28 March 1908 West Derby, Lancashire, UK
Father: Charles Croucher (Crowcher) 1870-1952
Mother: Agnes Mary Cook 1875-1972

Christening: 9 May 1908 Tilston, Cheshire, UK

Marriage: July-September 1939 West Cheshire, UK
Wife: Florence Madge Challinor [Rowlands] 1916-1995

Death: 28 September 1970 11 Ashwood Close, Farcroft Estate, Market Drayton, Shropshire, UK


Edward R Croucher 1940-a1967


Birth of Edward Charles Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1908 in W Derby (8b 588).

Entry in Ancestry Cheshire, England, Parish Registers, 1538-1909 for Edward Charles Croucher christened 9 May 1908 at Tilston, Cheshire, parents Charles and Mary Ann Croucher.

In the 1911 census as Edward Charles Croucher aged 3, born in Liverpool, West Derbyshire (sic - just West Derby on the original), and living with his parents (Charles and Agnes Mary), brother (Robert Valentine), and three servants (William James Morton aged 21, born in Wooton, Bedfordshire, and a horse (house?) keeper, Florence Ruby Fearon aged 27, born in Walton, and a dressmaker, and Rose Evans aged 19, born in Wrexham, Summerhill and a kitchen maid, all single) in twenty rooms at Worthenbury Manor, Wrexham, Shropshire.

His sister was born at Worthenbury in 1918.

Marriage of Edward C Croucher and Florence M Challinor in FreeBMD in July-September 1939 in W Cheshire (8a 1710).

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Edward C Croucher born 28 March 1908, married, a motor mechanic garage and living with Florence M Croucher (wife?) at 27 Grosvenor Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire.

His son was born in West Cheshire in 1940.

Death of Edward Charles Croucher, born on 28 March 1908, in FreeBMDin July-September 1970 in Shrewsbury (9a 534).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 for Edward Charles Croucher died 28 September 1970 in Shropshire probate 30 November 1970 in London. "Croucher Edward Charles of 11 Ashwood Clo Farcroft Estate Market Drayton Salop died 28 September 1970 Administration London 30 November. £3448".

There are twelve entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Edward Charles Croucher.

West Derby is just north of the centre of Liverpool and Tilston is six miles east of Wrexham..


Edward Charles Croucher was my first cousin once removed.

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