William Herbert Croucher (1898-1967)


Birth: 28 March 1898 Liss, Hampshire, UK
Father: William Walter Croucher 1865-1953
Mother: Florence Maud Mary Challis 1877-1961

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: July-September 1897 Petersfield, Hampshire, UK
Wife: Nellie Dovey (Dobey, Dorey) (1905-1983)

Death: 21 Feb 1967 West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, Greater London, UK


Ronald Croucher 1928-2008


Birth of William Herbert Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1898 in Petersfield (2c 156).

I cannot locate him in the 1901 census but his parents and brother were living at 4 Pine Cottages, Liss, Hampshire.

In the 1911 census as William Croucher aged 13, born in Liss, Hampshire, and living with his parents (Walter and Maud), two brothers (Fredrick and George) and sister (Edith) in five rooms at 2 Shottersfield Terrace, Liss, Hampshire.

Marriage of William H Croucher and Nelly Dorey in FreeBMD in July-September 1927 in Petersfield (2c 435).

His son was born in Farnham in 1928, mother's maiden name spelt Dobey.

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as William H Croucher , married, ? Sargeant Royal Corps of Signals and living in 7 New Married Gts, Dover, Kent, other occupants Nellie Croucher (wife?) and two others.

Death of William H Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1967 aged 68 in Hounslow (5c 598).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 for William Herbert Croucher died 21 February 1967 in Middlesex, Probate 27 April 1967 in London. "Croucher William Herbert of 19 Windsor Road Hounslow West Middlesex died 21 February 1967 at West Middlesex Hospital Isleworth Middlesex Probate London 27 April to Nellie Croucher widow. £2703".

There are seventeen entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for William Herbert Croucher.


William Herbert Croucher was the great grandson of John Croucher.

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