Great to hear from you - my email is firstname.lastname@example.org. I started tracing the Goucher family tree last summer but like everything in life work gets in the way! So all my notes are not put together properly. I had done research on Charles and Agnes - they show up in the 1901 census with a 26 yr odl daughter Lucy who was born in Norwood (couple of miles outside of Croydon).
They lived at 116 Clifton road.
My Grandfather was m,Charles Goucher born 1891 - married to Annie Murphy. They had Charles, John, Dennis (my dad) & Mary (only one alive now).
My Great Grandfather was Charles Goucher (general Labourer) I need to order his birth certificate - I think they were the Goucher's who lived at 50 Broad Green ( I want to check it out when I go over). My Great Grandfather was born in 1871 and died in 1940 he was married to a Mary
Goucher - they had Charles (my grandfather) & George, frederick and Edith May.
I need to put all my info together - I will order a lot of the birth, marriage and death certificates.
My Grandparents lived at 6 napier Road in South Croydon all their married lives.
In the 1841 census again at Broad Green there is a Charles Goucher who is 3 along with Maria 1, Harriet 4 and William 6. Ellen 11, Sarah 33 & John 40.
John Goucher was born in 1801 in South Arundel - an agricultural labourer. Sarah Goucher was born in Somerset in 1808.
In the 1851 census Harriet was a servant in Horse Croft road- worked for a confectioner. William was a Brick mason born in 1835. So from my math this Charles has to be the one married to Agnes in the 1901 census - your grandfather,
On the 1901 census my Grandfather was 11 lived at 40 Beaulah Grove - his father was Charles Goucher age 30 general labourer - born croydon surrey. So that would be around 1871. His wife mary was also 30 and born in Lewisham, Kent.
In the 1851 census there was a phoebe goucher age 3 - lucy goucher age 6
george goucher age 9 all at 50 Broad Green.
I really need to look in to the 1871 and 1881 census
It is great to be in touch with you - I love history and it is so much fun to trace the family history - I am trying to do both sides of my family - luckily they were all around the Croydon / London area.
Please email me direct - when I get back from England I can email you photos - I have a few of my grandfather and one of his brother at my parents wedding. It would be interesting to see if there is any one who looks like your family.
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