Roberts (Robert) Valentine Croucher (1900-1991)


Birth: 13 February 1900 6 Stanley Place, Edge Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, UK
Father: Charles Croucher (Crowcher) 1870-1952
Mother: Agnes Mary Cook 1875-1972

Christening: 1 April 1900 St Stephen The Martyr, Edge Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, UK

Marriage: July-September 1920 Naas, Kildare, Ireland
Wife: Mary (Maisie) Anne Meaney 1897-1983

Death: July 1991 Maidstone, Kent, UK


William Reginald Croucher1922-1989


Birth of Roberts Valentine Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1900 in Liverpool (8b 105). Note he was registered and christened Roberts, but subsequently Robert is used.

Entry in Ancestry Liverpool, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906 for Roberts Valentine Croucher born on 13 February 1900, baptised 14 (sic - in the index) April 1900 at Edge Hill St Stephen The Martyr, parents Charles and Agnes Mary Croucher. "Page 64 Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St Stephen, Edge Hill in the County of Liverpool in the Year One Thosand Nine Hundred and born Febry 13th 1900 baptized 1900 April 1st No 505 Roberts Valentine, parents Charles, a coachman, and Agnes Mary Croucher of 6 Stanley Place".

In the 1900 census as Robert V Croucher aged 1, born in Liverpool, and living with his parents (Charles and Agnes M), and a visitor (Emily M A Pike aged 22, born in London, single and a cook) at 28 Lovet Street, West Derby, Lancashire.

His brother was born in West Derby in 1908.

In the 1911 census as Robert Valentine Croucher aged 11, born in ? (illegible), Liverpool, and living with his parents (Charles and Agnes Mary), brother (Edward Charles), 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.

His sister was born at Worthenbury in 1918.

There are three entries in Ancestry UK, WWI Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923 for Robert Valentine Croucher born in 1900, private 19598 in 4th Hussars discharged 21 May 1920 at Narlerth Rem, Whitchurch Salop in one, Hinton Hall, Whitehurch, Salop in another, and Military Hospital Curragh, Ireland in the third.

Entry in Ancestry Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958 for Robert Valentine Croucher and Mary Meaney in July-September 1920 in Naas (2 889 101264).

His son was born on 10 Aug 1922 in Ellesmere in 1922.

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Robert V Coucher born 13 February 1900, married, a gardener, and living at School Cottage, Overton, Flintshire, Wales, other occupants Maisie Croucher (partially obscured ansd date of birth is 14 February 1899 - wife?) and one other (which could be William again partially obscured).

His wife died in Wrexham in 1983.

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Robert Valentine Croucher, born on 13 February 1900, in July 1991 in Maidstone (16 1191).

There are eleven entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Robert Valentine Croucher.


Robert Valentine Croucher was my first cousin once removed.

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