Willie Edward Croucher (1876-1954)

Dates

Birth: 29 August 1876 Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, UK
Father: Frederick James Croucher 1852-1923
Mother: Eleanor Cooper 1854-1944

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 12 March 1920 Wandsworth, London, UK
Wife: Mary Sharp Braidwood 1893-1972

Death: July-September 1954 Stanford Le Hope, Essex, UK

Children

Mary E F Croucher [Braidwood] 1919-a1940
Winifred Elizabeth Croucher [Locke] 1924-2003
Dorothy May Croucher [Waldney] 1926-a1968

Notes

Birth of Willie Edward Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1876 in I Wight (2b 541).

In the 1881 census as Willie Croucher aged 4, born in Newport, Isle of Wight and living with his parents (Frederick and Eleanor), two brothers (Frank and Frederick) and a boarder (Sarah Rogers aged 74, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, widowed and a nurse) at 3 Quay Street, Newport, Hampshire.

In the 1891 census as Willie Croucher aged 14, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, no stated employment, and living with his parents (Frederick and Eleanor), four brothers (Ernest, Frank, Frederick and Percy) and two sisters (Amy and Elizabeth) at 46 Sea Street, Newport, Isle of Wight.

In the 1901 census as Willie Croucher aged 24, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, female in the index, male on the original, single, a general merchants traveller, and living with his grandmother (Amelia Croucher) and aunt (Amy Croucher) at 47 Quay Street, Newport, Isle of Wight.

In the 1911 census as W E Breacher (sic - in the index), born in Newport, Isle of Wight, single, a traveller, and living with his parents (Grederick G and Elanor) and sister (Elanor A) in eleven rooms at 46 Sea Street, Newport, Isle of Wight.

His daughter was born in Lewisham in 1919.

Marriage of Willie E Croucher and Mary Braidwood in FreeBMD in January-March 1920 in Wandsworth (1d 1011).

Entry in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Willie Edward Croucher address 1 Ilminster Garden, Bolingbroke, Battersea, Wandsworth in 1921, a family and one other at the same address.

Two entries in Ancestry British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969 for Willie E Croucher - Postman in Octoer 1924 and Porter in May 1925, both in LPS W (London Postal Service West or Wandsworth)

His two daughters were born in Wandsworth in 1924 and 1926.

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Hillie (sic) E Croucher born 29 August 1876, married, in the Amy Ordance Service Service at Tilbury Fort, and living with Mary Croucher (wife?), Dorothy M and Mary Jun Croucher changed to Braidwood (daughters) and one other at Grave Villars (illegible - Grove Villas?), Balmoral Avenue, Thurrock, Essex.

Death of Willie E Croucher in FreeBMD in July-September 1954 aged 77 in Thurrock (4a 646).

Three entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Willie Edward Croucher born in Newport, Isle of Wight in 1876, parents Frederick James Croucher and Eleanor Cooper in two, his marriage to Mary Sharp Braidwood in Wandsworth, London on 12 March 1920 in two, his daughters, and his death in Stanford Le Hope, Essex in 1954.

Relationship

Willie Edward Croucher was the great grandson of Robert Croucher.

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