Sidney Crocker

June 1878–June 1953 (Age 75)
Loxbeare, Devon, England

The Life of Sidney

Sidney Crocker was born in June 1878, in Loxbeare, Devon, England. He married Mary Anne Morrish in October 1896, in Rackenford, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rackenford, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in June 1953, in Exeter, Devon, England, at the age of 75.

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Sidney Crocker
Mary Anne Morrish
Marriage: October 1896
Lily Florence Crocker
James William Crocker
Percy Crocker
Fred Sidney Crocker
Wilfred John Crocker

Spouse and Children


    Mary Anne Morrish


October 1896
Rackenford, Devon, England


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 26

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sidney Crocker, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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