William Henry Croucher (1890-1968)

Dates

Birth: 16 May 1890 Charlton, Singleton, Sussex, UK
Father: Henry Croucher 1861-1937
Mother: Mary Reed 1871-1941

Christening: 22 June 1890 Singleton, West Sussex, UK

Marriage: October-December 1941 Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Wife: Rose Collins [Chappell] 1878-1954

Death: 16 October 1968 1 Almshouses, Cobham Road, Fetcham, Surrey, UK

Children

None known

Notes

Birth of William Henry Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1890 in Westhampnett (2b 368).

Entry in Ancestry England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 for William Henry Croucher baptised on 22 June 1890 in Singleton, Sussex, parents Henry and Mary Croucher.

In the 1891 census as William Henry Croucher aged 3 months, born in Singleton, Sussex, and living with his parents (Henry and Mary) in the village, Singleton, Sussex.

In the 1901 census as William H Croucher aged 11, born in Charlton, Sussex, and living with his parents (Henry and Mary), four sisters (Beatrice M, Dorothy, Elvie, and Florence) and two boarders (James Palmer aged 28, and born in East Marden, Sussex, and Frank Goff aged 3 and born in Didling, Sussex, both single and wood ?) in Charlton, Singleton, Sussex.

In the 1911 census as William Henry Croucher aged 20, born in Chalton, Singleton, Sussex, single, a shepherd on farm, and boarding with Charles Avery Mundy (aged 40, born in Woodbury, Wiltshire, and a shepherd on farm), his wife (Ellen aged 49, born in Hambrook, Sussex, married for 19 years with four children), four daughters (Violet May aged 13 and born in Little Houses, Forestside, Sussex, Kathleen Lucy aged 9 and born in Horsley, Forestside, Sussex, Gwendoline Bertha aged 5 and born in Forestside, Sussex, and Ivy Gladey Mundy aged 9 months and born in Apuldram, Chichester, Sussex) in five rooms at Forestside Near Emsworth, Hampshire.

Two entries in the 1939 Register as William Croucher born 16 May 1890, single, a shepperd and living with Rose Chappell and five others (could be two separate households) at 24 East Dean, Chichester, Sussex in one, and another for William H Croucher born 16 May 1890, single, a Shipperd (sic) and living with Rose Chappell (future wife?) and Clifford S Chappell (future son-in-law) at 24 East Dean, Chichester, Sussex but these are refered back to the first.

Marriage of William H Croucher and Rose Chappell in FreeBMD in October-December 1941 in Chichester (2b 1218).

There are four enries in Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962 for William H Croucher addresses Roaring House Farm, Guildford Road, Fetcham, Epsom in 1949, other occupant Rose Croucher (wife?), 2 Thorncroft Farm Cottages, Dorking Road, Leatherhead, Epsom from 1952 to 1953, other occupant Rose Croucher (wife?) and Thorncroft Dairy Cottage, Dorking Road, Leatherhead, Epsom in 1954, other occupant Rose Croucher (wife?).

His wife died in Mid Eastern Surrey in 1954.

There are seven entries in Ancestry Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962 for William H Croucher addresses Thorncroft Dairy Cottage, Dorking Road, Leatherhead, Epsom from 1955 to 1959, and 22 Shamrock Close, Fetcham, Epsom from 1961 to 1962.

Death of William H Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1968 in Surrey Mid E (5g 76).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995 for William Henry Croucher died 16 October 1968 in Leatherhead, probate 31 December 1968 in Lewes. "Croucher William Henry of 1 Almshouses Cobham Rd Fetcham Leatherhead died 16 October 1968 Probate Lewes 21 December. £1264".

There are thirty two entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for William Henry Croucher almost all incorrect.

Charlton is a hamlet of Singleton 5 miles north of Chichester.

Relationship

William Henry Croucher was the third great grandson of William Croucher.

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