William John Croucher (1847-1907)

Dates

Birth: 11 May 1847 2 Williams Place, Bath, Somerset, UK
Father: James Croucher 1814-1884
Mother: Mary Margaret Picot c1813-1879

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 2 June 1873 Registry Office, Clifton, Gloucestershire, UK
Wife: Mary Ann Mitchell Perkins 1851-1908

Death: 15 March 1907 14 Oakleigh Avenue, Whitehall, Bristol, UK

Children

William James Croucher 1875-1940
Ada Lilly Croucher 1877-1918
Harry George Croucher 1879-1929
George Henry Croucher 1880-1881
Ethelbert Swithin Croucher 1881-1958
Alice Kate Croucher [Booth] 1884-1935
Frederick Charles Croucher 1886-1954
Emily Rose Croucher [Coombes] 1890-a1925

Notes

Birth of William John Croucher in FreeBMD in April-June 1847 in Bath (11 25). "Registration District Bath 1847 Birth in the Sub-district of Lansdown in the County of Somerset [No.] 361 Eleventh May 1847 [at] 2 Williams Place, Bath William James boy [parents] James, [a] Servant [and] Mary Croucher formerly Picot, [informant] James Croucher Father [of] 2 Williams Place, Bath [on] Eighth June 1847."

In the 1851 census as William Croucher aged 4, born in Bath, Somerset, and living with his parents (James and Mary), brother (Thomas) and four sisters (Amelia, Ann, Louisa and Mary) at 2 Williams Place, Lansdown, Walcot, Somerset. Another family shared the same address.

In the 1861 census as William J Croucher agd 13, born in Bath, Somerset, a chorister of Wells Cathedral, and living with his parents (James and Mary), brother (Thomas) and two sisters (Amelia and Sarah A) at Wells St Cuthbert Out, Somerset.

In the 1871 census as William Croucher aged 23, born in Bath, Somerset, and a servant living with George Stone (aged 43, born in Gillingham Dorset, and an inn keeper), his wife (Catherine aged 51 and born in Croscombe, Somerset), two neices (Caroline Gatehouse aged 18 and born in Shaftesbury, Dorset and Emily James aged 15 and born in Wells Somerset), and ten lodgers at 20 The Sun Inn, Union Street, St Cuthbert, Somerset.

Marriage of William John Croucher and Mary Ann M Perkins in FreeBMD in April-June 1873 in Clifton (6a 384). "1873 Marriage solemnized at Registry Office in the District of Clifton in the County of Gloucester [No.] 17 Second June 1873 William John Croucher [aged] 35 years, [a] Bachelor and a Gardener [and] Domestic Servant [of] 23 New Street, St ? [father] James Croucher [a] Coachman [and] Domestic Servant [and] Mary Ann Mitchell Perkins [aged] 21 Years, [a] Spinster and Tailoress of 35 New Street, St ? [father] James Perkins [a] ? Married in the Register Office by Certificate [...] in the Presence of George Mitchell Perkins [and] Sarah Perkins [who made her mark".

In the 1881 census as William Croucher aged 33, born in Bath, Somerset, a domestic gardener, and living with his wife (Mary Ann), two sons (Henry and William), and daughter Ada at 2 Arthur Street, Bristol St George.

In the entry for the christening of his son on 12 December 1886 at Moorfields, St Matthew he was a gardener living in Redfield Road.

In the 1891 census as William Croucher aged 43, born in Bath, Somerset, a gardener, and living with his wife (Mary A), three sons (Ethelbert, Frederick and Harry), and two daughters (Alice and Rose) at 3 St Werburgh's Park, St Phillip, Gloucestershire.

In the 1901 census as William Croucher aged 53, born in Bath, Somerset, a meat salesman butcher, and living with his wife (Mary A), three sons (Ethulbert, Frederick and William), two daughters (Kate and Rose) and a boarder (William Stephens aged 22, born in Stockton on Tees, Lancashire, single and a motor man) at at 33 Corporation Road, St George, Bristol.

Death of William John Croucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1907 aged 59 in Bristol (6a 115). "Registration District Bristol 1907 Death in the Sub-district of Saint George in the County of Bristol [No.] 457 Fifteenth March 1907 [at] 14 Oakleigh Avenue Whitehall UD William John Croucher Male [aged] 59 Years] [a] Chocolate Factory Machine Greaser [cause] Obstruction of the Bowels 6 days Heart Failure [...] [informant] H Croucher Son Present at the death 14 Oakleigh Avenue Whitehall [on] Sixteenth March 1907"

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

Relationship

William John Croucher was the grandson of William Croucher.

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