Alice Mary Mepham [Croucher] (1872-1955)


Birth: 9 August 1872 Kingston upon Thames , Surrey, UK
Father: George Mepham 1839-1921
Mother: Ann Welsh c1837-1919

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 25 December 1896 St Peter, Norbiton, Surrey, UK
Husband: Edward George Croucher 1872-1949

Death: 17 October 1955 Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK


Alice Maud Mary Croucher [Stiles] 1899-2000
Edward John Croucher 1900-1980
Frederick Willliam Croucher 1904-1905
Albert George Croucher 1907-1984
Lilian Mary Croucher [Thorogood] 1915-2003


Birth of Alice Mary Mepham in FreeBMD in July-September 1872 in Kingston (2a 281).

In the 1881 census as Alice Mepham aged 10, born in Kingston, Surrey, and living with her parents (George and Anne), two brothers (John and Thos), and five sisters (Annie, Edith, Elizbth, Hannah and Sarah) at 10 Walter Street, Kingston, Surrey.

In the 1891 census as Alice M M Mepham aged 20, born in Kingston, Surrey and a servant living with Sydney Wieland (aged 45, born in Walworth, Surrey and a coal merchant and employer) and his wife (Rosina B aged 35 and born in Halliford, Middlesex) in Henley Villa, School Road, Hampton Wick, Middlesex.

Marriage of Alice Mary Mepham and Edward George Croucher in FreeBMD in October-December 1896 in Kingston (2a 649).

Entry in Ancestry Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937 for Alice Mary Mepham aged 27, father George Mepham, and Edward George Croucher, on 25 Dec 1896 at Norbiton, St Peter, Surrey. "Page 88 1896 Marriage solemnized at S Peters Church in the Parish of Norbiton in the County of Surrey No. 175 December 25th 1896 Edward George Croucher aged 26, a Bachelor and Labourer of Norbiton, father William Croucher, a Labourer, and Alice Mary Mepham aged 27, a Spinster of Norbiton, father George Mepham, a Baker. Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns [...] in the Presence of us William Croucher who made his mark and Hannah Mepham".

In the 1901 census as Alice Mary Croucher aged 29, born in Kingston, and living with her husband (Edward), son (Edward John), daughter (Alice Maud Mary) and Frederich Croucher (sic - in the index) a boarder (I think this was her brother-in-law) in four rooms at 1 Seething Wells Cotts, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton, Surrey.

In the 1911 census as Alice M Croucher aged 40, born in Kingston, Surrey, married for 14 years with four children, one having died, and living with her husband (Edward G), two sons (Albert G and Edward J), daughter (Alice M M) and a boarder (Percy R Lague aged 25, single, born in Paddington and a carman) in four rooms at 1 Seething Wells Cotts, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton, Surrey.

In the 1939 England and Wales Register as Alice Croucher born on 9 August 1872, and living at 155 Brighton Road, Surbiton, Surrey, other occupant Edward Croucher (husband?), Alice M Croucher (sic - in the index, Stiles on the original - daughter?) and Frederick Stiles (future son-in-law?).

Her husband died at 3 Balaclava Road, Surbiton on 24 March 1949.

Death of Alice M Croucher in FreeBMD inOctober-December 1955 aged 83 in Surrey N (5g 389).

Entry in Ancestry England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 for Alice Mary Croucher died on 17 October 1955 in Surrey, probate 25 November 1955 in London. "Croucher Alice Mary of 67 Brighton-road Surbiton Surrey widow died 17 October 1955 Probate London 25 November to Alice Maud Mary Stiles married woman and Edward John Croucher labourer. Effects £1271 17s. 9d.".

There are two entries in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Alice Mary Mepham, born in 9 August 1872, in Norbiton, Surrey, her marriage to Edward George Croucher on 25 December 1896 at St Peters, Norbiton, Kingston, Surrey, England, and her death in Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey on 17 October 1955.


Alice Mary Mepham was the wife of Edward George Croucher, brother of Frederick George Croucher, husband of Mary Ann Fullick, my fourth cousin once removed.

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