Winifred Jane Croucher [Franks, Searle] (1913-1995)

Dates

Birth: 24 January 1913 94 Creek Road, Deptford, London, UK
Father: Frederick George Croucher 1866-a1952
Mother: Kate Smith 1874-1942

Christening: 9 October 1914 St Paul, Deptford, London, UK

Marriage: April-June 1934 Greenwich, London, UK
Husband: John Searle b1919-a1935

Marriage: April-June 1955 Woolwich, London, UK
Husband: Albert Franks 1912-1983

Death: 16 October 1995 Greenwich, Greater London, UK
Cremated: 30 October 1995 Greenwich, Greater London, UK

Children

By John
Marlene Winifred Joan Searle [Taylor, Wicks] 1935-2015

Notes

Birth of Winifred J Croucher, mother's maiden name Smith, in FreeBMD in January-March 1913 in Greenwich (1d 2018).

Entry in Ancestry London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916 for Winifred Jane Croucher born on 7 January 1913, baptised on 7 October 1914 "Page 168 Baptism solemnized in the Parish of S Paul Deptford in the Diocese of Southwark in the County of London in the Year One thousand nine hundred and fourteen [...] Jan: 7th 1913 Oct: 9th 1914 No.1510 Winifred Jane, parents Frederick George, a Labourer, and Kate Croucher of 94 Creek Road."

Entry in her father's service records for Winifred Jane born on 24 January 1913 in Broad Street, Greenwich, and christened on 17 March 1913 at St Paul, Deptford, Lewisham, parents Frederick George and Kate Croucher. There were no baptisms on 17 March 1913 at St Paul, Deptford. This date of birth matches the one in the registration of her death, but not the one in her baptism.

Entry in Ancestry London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Winifred Jane Croucher address 19 Belvedere Crescent, Marsh, Norwood and Lambeth in 1935, together with some fifty other women.

Marriage of Winifred Croucher and John Searle in FreeBMD in April-June 1934 in Greenwich (1d 1833).

There are two entries in Ancestry All London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Winifred Jane Searle address 101 Church Lane, Greenwich in 1934 and 1935, other occupants John Searle (husband?) and another family,

Entry in Ancestry 1939 England and Wales Register for Winifred J Searle crossed out and replaced by Franks, born on 14 January 1913 address 1 Provident Cottages, Cuckfield, Sussex.

There are seven entries in Ancestry All London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Winifred J Searle address 7 Manthorpe Road SE18 Woolwich, Newham in 1945 and 1946, another family living at the same address, 371 Woolwich Road, Charlton, Greenwich from 1947 to 1951, other occupants Frederick George Croucher (father?), Frederick George Croucher (brother?) and Hannah Louise Croucher (sister?).

Marriage of Winifred Croucher and Winifred Searle to Albert Franks in FreeBMD in April-June 1955 in Woolwich ((5d 1725).

There are four entries in Ancestry All London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Winifred J Franks address 111 Brookhill Road SE18, Woolwich from 1962 to 1965, other occupant Albert Franks (husband?).

Her husband died in Greenwich in 1983.

Entry in the Register of Deaths for Winifred Jane Franks, born on 24 January 1913, in October 1995 in Greenwich (A69 2291A 218).

Entry in Ancestry Web: UK, Burial and Cremation Index, 1838-2014 for Winifred Jane Franks died on 16 October 1995, cremated 30 October 1995 in Greenwich, London.

Relationship

Winifred Jane Croucher was the great granddaughter of William Croucher.

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