Shep's Place Family Tree

Louisa CROUCHER
1885 Louisa, William Shepherd
Louisa CROUCHER  ‎(I4797)‎
Given Names: Louisa
Surname: CROUCHER
Married Name: Louisa SHEPHERD

Gender: FemaleFemale
      

Birth: 20 March 1839 35 30 Barham, Kent, England
Death: 23 January 1915 ‎(Age 75)‎ Yallum Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia, Australia
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 20 March 1839 35 30 Barham, Kent, England


Note: According to family sources, Louisa Croucher Shepherd was born in 1841; however, she was two years old in the 1841 census. Louisa was actually born in 1839. It is interesting that her father was a miller, and she married a miller.
Marriage William SHEPHERD - 14 April 1865 ‎(Age 26)‎ Wellington, New Zealand

Family Notes William SHEPHERD - A much travelled family!


Hide Details Note: William came to Australia with his parents sailing on the "Ascendant" arriving in Port Adelaide in 1849. The family settled in Gawler.

William moved to Wellington, New Zealand where he married Louisa Croucher. The couple lived with with Louisa's parents in New Zealand and had their elder children, Fred, Flo and Ella, there. They returned to Gawler, South Australia, some time before 1876, when Ernest was born. Ernest died at five months and then Norman, May and Lillian were born. Lillian died at 6 months. There is a record of another stillborn Shepherd child buried at Willaston Cemetery on 28 May 1883 who may well have been Lillian's twin.

The family moved to Broken Hill before 1890 where Fred married his sweet-heart from Gawler. Flo married in Broken Hill in 1896. Norman went to the Boer War from Broken Hill in 1898. Norman went back to New Zealand. Fred was forbidden by his mother from joining up for WW1 but that didn't stop Ella and May who travelled overseas with the troops as nurses. Both met and married American servicemen and went off to live in the USA.

Louisa died in Adelaide in 1915 and William died in Broken Hill in 1924.

Death 23 January 1915 ‎(Age 75)‎ Yallum Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia, Australia

Burial 24 January 1915 ‎(1 day after death)‎ Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham, South Australia, Australia


Hide Details Note: Louisa Croucher Shepherd's tombstone inscription is as follows:
Beloved wife of William Shepherd,
who died 23 Jan. 1915 aged 75 yrs.
She lived and died trusting in the Lord.

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Parents Family  (F3733)
John CROUCHER
1804 - 1884
Maria MARTIN
1808 - 1861
Louisa CROUCHER
1839 - 1915
Eliza CROUCHER
1840 -
Emily CROUCHER
1841 -
Harriet CROUCHER
1843 -
Elijah CROUCHER
1845 -

Immediate Family  (F1669)
William SHEPHERD
1841 - 1924
Eva Louise SHEPHERD
1865 - 1918
Frederick William Fred SHEPHERD
1868 - 1940
Clarence John SHEPHERD
1870 - 1870
Florence Emily Flo SHEPHERD
1872 - 1949
Harriette Ella SHEPHERD
1873 - 1965
Ernest Cecil Croucher SHEPHERD
1876 - 1876
Norman Hugh SHEPHERD
1877 - 1969
Norma May SHEPHERD
1881 - 1976
Lillian Olive SHEPHERD
1883 - 1883


Notes
Birth According to family sources, Louisa Croucher Shepherd was born in 1841; however, she was two years old in the 1841 census. Louisa was actually born in 1839. It is interesting that her father was a miller, and she married a miller.
Family William came to Australia with his parents sailing on the "Ascendant" arriving in Port Adelaide in 1849. The family settled in Gawler.

William moved to Wellington, New Zealand where he married Louisa Croucher. The couple lived with with Louisa's parents in New Zealand and had their elder children, Fred, Flo and Ella, there. They returned to Gawler, South Australia, some time before 1876, when Ernest was born. Ernest died at five months and then Norman, May and Lillian were born. Lillian died at 6 months. There is a record of another stillborn Shepherd child buried at Willaston Cemetery on 28 May 1883 who may well have been Lillian's twin.

The family moved to Broken Hill before 1890 where Fred married his sweet-heart from Gawler. Flo married in Broken Hill in 1896. Norman went to the Boer War from Broken Hill in 1898. Norman went back to New Zealand. Fred was forbidden by his mother from joining up for WW1 but that didn't stop Ella and May who travelled overseas with the troops as nurses. Both met and married American servicemen and went off to live in the USA.

Louisa died in Adelaide in 1915 and William died in Broken Hill in 1924.
Family William came to Australia with his parents sailing on the "Ascendant" arriving in Port Adelaide in 1849. The family settled in Gawler.

William moved to Wellington, New Zealand where he married Louisa Croucher. The couple lived with with Louisa's parents in New Zealand and had their elder children, Fred, Flo and Ella, there. They returned to Gawler, South Australia, some time before 1876, when Ernest was born. Ernest died at five months and then Norman, May and Lillian were born. Lillian died at 6 months. There is a record of another stillborn Shepherd child buried at Willaston Cemetery on 28 May 1883 who may well have been Lillian's twin.

The family moved to Broken Hill before 1890 where Fred married his sweet-heart from Gawler. Flo married in Broken Hill in 1896. Norman went to the Boer War from Broken Hill in 1898. Norman went back to New Zealand. Fred was forbidden by his mother from joining up for WW1 but that didn't stop Ella and May who travelled overseas with the troops as nurses. Both met and married American servicemen and went off to live in the USA.

Louisa died in Adelaide in 1915 and William died in Broken Hill in 1924.
Burial Louisa Croucher Shepherd's tombstone inscription is as follows:
Beloved wife of William Shepherd,
who died 23 Jan. 1915 aged 75 yrs.
She lived and died trusting in the Lord.

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Sources

Source
England & Wales Birth Index 1837-1983
Citation Details:  Vol 5, Page 28
  Text: Name: Louisa Croucher
Year of Registration: 1839
Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
District: Bridge
County: Kent

Source
England Census 1841
Citation Details:  Class: HO107; Piece 465; Book: 4; Civil Parish: Barham; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 2; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: 20; GSU roll: 306860.
  Text: Name: Louisa Croucher
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Gender: Female
Where born: Kent, England
Civil Parish: Barham
Hundred: Kinghamford
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Registration district: Bridge
Sub registration district: Barham
Household Members:
Name Age
John Croucher 35
Maria Croucher 30
Elijah Croucher 8
Harriot Croucher 6
Eliza Croucher 4
Louisa Croucher 2
Emily Croucher 3 Mo

Source
England Census 1851
Citation Details:  Class: HO107; Piece: 1623; Folio: 268; Page: 14; GSU roll: 193524.
  Text: Name: Louisa Croucher
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: John
Mother's Name: Maria
Gender: Female
Where born: Barham, Kent, England
Registration district: Bridge
Sub registration district: Chartham
ED, institution, or vessel: 6a
Household Members:
Name Age
John Croucher 47
Maria Croucher 43
Eliza Croucher 14
Louisa Croucher 12
Emily Croucher 10
John Croucher 8
Jemima Croucher 5
Charlotte Croucher 3
Grace Croucher 7 Mo

Source
Birthday Book - Emma Fidler

Note: This birthday book was started by Emma Fidler Day, then continued by her sister Louisa Fidler Killmier and later by Olive Killmier Kent.

Source
Cemetery Records
Citation Details:  Cheltenham C #25

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Family with Parents
Father
John CROUCHER ‎(I11637)‎
Birth 26 February 1804 Milton-next-Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Death 28 June 1884 ‎(Age 80)‎ Johnsonville, New Zealand
4 years
Mother
 
Maria MARTIN ‎(I11636)‎
Birth 28 March 1808 Maidstone, Kent, England
Death 5 April 1861 ‎(Age 53)‎ Wellington, New Zealand

Marriage:   -- Kent, England
#1
Louisa CROUCHER ‎(I4797)‎
Birth 20 March 1839 35 30 Barham, Kent, England
Death 23 January 1915 ‎(Age 75)‎ Yallum Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia, Australia
9 months
#2
Sister
Eliza CROUCHER ‎(I11633)‎
Birth circa 1840 35 31 Kent, England
1 year
#3
Sister
Emily CROUCHER ‎(I11632)‎
Birth 1841 36 32 Kent, England
2 years
#4
Sister
Harriet CROUCHER ‎(I11634)‎
Birth circa 1843 38 34 Kent, England
2 years
#5
Brother
Elijah CROUCHER ‎(I11635)‎
Birth circa 1845 40 36 Kent, England
Family with William SHEPHERD
Husband
William SHEPHERD ‎(I4750)‎
Birth 13 January 1841 29 25 Steep, Hampshire, England
Death 21 August 1924 ‎(Age 83)‎ Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
-2 years

 
Louisa CROUCHER ‎(I4797)‎
Birth 20 March 1839 35 30 Barham, Kent, England
Death 23 January 1915 ‎(Age 75)‎ Yallum Terrace, Kilkenny, South Australia, Australia

Marriage: 14 April 1865 -- Wellington, New Zealand
8 months
#1
Daughter
Eva Louise SHEPHERD ‎(I4798)‎
Birth 5 December 1865 24 26 Wellington, New Zealand
Death 8 November 1918 ‎(Age 52)‎ Auckland, New Zealand
2 years
#2
Son
Frederick William Fred SHEPHERD ‎(I4799)‎
Birth 7 March 1868 27 28 Wellington, New Zealand
Death 17 September 1940 ‎(Age 72)‎ Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
#3
Daughter
Clarence John SHEPHERD ‎(I25360)‎
Birth 3 February 1870 29 30 Wellington, New Zealand
Death 9 February 1870 ‎(Age 6 days)‎ Auckland, New Zealand
2 years
#4
Daughter
Florence Emily Flo SHEPHERD ‎(I4801)‎
Birth 4 January 1872 30 32 Wellington, New Zealand
Death 1949 ‎(Age 76)‎ Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
#5
Daughter
Harriette Ella SHEPHERD ‎(I4802)‎
Birth 16 October 1873 32 34 Wellington, New Zealand
Death 4 March 1965 ‎(Age 91)‎ Los Angeles, Orange County, California, USA
2 years
#6
Son
Ernest Cecil Croucher SHEPHERD ‎(I4804)‎
Birth 9 March 1876 35 36 Gawler South, South Australia, Australia
Death 24 August 1876 ‎(Age 5 months)‎ Wellington, New Zealand
14 months
#7
Son
Norman Hugh SHEPHERD ‎(I4803)‎
Birth 11 May 1877 36 38 Gawler South, South Australia, Australia
Death 1969 ‎(Age 91)‎
4 years
#8
Daughter
Norma May SHEPHERD ‎(I4806)‎
Birth 12 July 1881 40 42 Port Gawler, South Australia, Australia
Death 17 November 1976 ‎(Age 95)‎ Orange County, California, USA
2 years
#9
Daughter
Lillian Olive SHEPHERD ‎(I24758)‎
Birth 27 May 1883 42 44 Gawler, South Australia, Australia
Death 21 November 1883 ‎(Age 5 months)‎ Gawler South, South Australia, Australia