William John Croucher (1803-1965)

Dates

Birth: 7 October 1903 Balcombe, East Sussex, UK
Father: Frederick George Croucher 1866-1952
Mother: Kate Smith 1874-1942

Christening: 6 November 1903 Balcombe, East Sussex, UK

Marriage: April-June 1930 Deptford, London, UK
Wife: Maud Sophia Herbert 1909-2005

Death: 9 July 1965 Woolwich, Greater London, UK
Buried: 16 July 1965 Greenwich, Greater London, UK

Children

Leslie W G Croucher 1932
Terence G Croucher 1940-a1973
Patricia M Croucher [Rooke] 1944-a1975

Notes

Birth of William John Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1903 in Cuckfield (2b 141).

An email states that William John Croucher was born on 7 October 1903 in Balcombe, and christened on 6 November 1903 at Balcombe, Sussex

His brother and sister were born in Cuckfield in 1906 and 1910.

In the 1911 census as William John Croucher aged 8, born in Balcombe, Sussex, and living with his parents (Frederick George and Kate), brother (Frederick George), and two sisters (Annie and Hannah) in three rooms at 2 Milton Road, Haywards Heath, Sussex.

His sister was born in Deptford in 1913, and brother in Greenwich in 1916.

Two entries in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for William John Croucher address 94 Ground Floor Flat 1, Creek Road, Greenwich from 1925 to 1928, other occupants Frederick George and Kate Croucher (parents?).

Marriage of William J Croucher and Maud S Herbert in FreeBMD in April-June 1930 in Deptford (1d 1907).

His first son was born in Deptford in 1932.

Two entries in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for William John Croucher address 371 Woolwich Woolwich Road, Greenwich in 1936 to 1937, other occupants Maud Croucher (wife?), Frederick George and Kate Croucher (parents?), Frederick George Croucher (brother?) and Hannah Louise Croucher (sister).

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as William Croucher born 7 October 1903, married, a motor Driver and living at 43 Martledene Road, Woolwich London with an unknown number of other people. His wife was living with one other (son?) at 42 Martledene Road.

His second son was born in Cuckfield in 1940 and daughter in Woolwich in 1944.

Eleven entries in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for William J Croucher address 24 Woodbrook Road, Abbey Wood, changing to Winns Common from 1954 to 1961, Woolwich, Newham changing to Greenwich from 1962, from 1945 to 1964 other occupants Maud S Croucher (wife?), John J Taylor in 1947, John A Cooksey in 1948, Leslie W Croucher (son?) from 1954, and Terence G Croucher (son?) from 1962.

Death of William J Croucher in FreeBMD in July-September 1965 aged 61 in Woolwich (5e 787).

Entry in Ancestry Web: UK, Burial and Cremation Index, 1576-2014 for William John Croucher died 9 July 1965, buried 16 July 1965 in Greenwich, London.

There are four entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for William John Croucher.

Relationship

William John Croucher was the great grandson of William Croucher

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