Eleanor Croft

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Born: Died: Married: Samuel Curteis Mother: Father: John Croft Descendant: Mary Jane Curteis
Census 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921

Eleanor Croft was the mother of Mary Jane Curteis.


Her marriage certificate says her home parish was Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

The most likely family, of John and Mary Croft, had an Eleanor in Stevenage, but then appeared to move to Hitchin:

Children of John and Mary Croft at Stevenage, Hertford:

  • Mary Croft, chr. 29 Sep 1760
  • Ellenor Croft, chr. 30 Nov 1761
  • Margaret Croft, chr. 24 Feb 1763
  • Sarah Croft, chr. 13 April 1764

Children of John and Mary Croft of St Mary, Hitchin, Hertford.

  • John Croft, chr. 13 Dec 1765
  • Elizabeth Croft, chr. 23 Jan 1767
  • Nicholas Croft, chr. 19 Aug 1768
  • Jane Croft, chr. 14 Sep 1770
  • Ann Croft, chr. 6 Mar 1772
  • Nicholas Croft, chr. 18 May 1774
  • William Croft, chr. 26 Sep 1776
  • Lucy Croft, chr. 22 Jul 1778


Eleanor married Samuel Curteis, on the 2nd February, 1792 at St. Andrew's, Holborn, Middlesex.

From the parish registers of St Andrew, Holborn:

Samuel Curteis of the parish of Saint Andrew Holborn in the County of Middlesex, Bachelor, and Eleanor Croft, of the parish of Hitchin, in the County of Hertford, spinster, were married in this Church by License on the Second Day of February in the Year One thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Two, by me M. Cooper Curate this marriage was solemnized between Us, Samuel Curteis, Eleanor Croft In the Presence of us Ann Perry, R.d Perry.


Register of the Baptisms in the Parish of Sandon in the county of Hertford beginning in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Six and the Thirty Sixth Year of the Reign of King George the Third. Thomas Jackson R'd Vicar & Samuel Curteis Curate.

  • Houghton James, Son of Samuel and Eleanor Curteis was born at Enfield in Middlesex on the 10th of November 1792.
  • Mary Jane, Daughter of Samuel and Eleanor Curteis was born at Hitchin on the 24th of October 1793.
  • Edward, son of Samuel and Eleanor Curteis was born at Sandon on the 9th of March 1796
  • Edward Son of Samuel and Eleanor Curteis was baptised July 21st 1796.
  • William Calverley Curteis ~1799 Mountnessing, Essex
  • Jeremiah Curteis, 7 Jan 1803, Sanbury, Middlesex.
  • Cecilia Curteis 1806


Parish register from St Nicholas, Chiswick, Houslow, Middlesex.

Eleanor Curteis, Turnham Green, buried October 25th, 1830, age 68 years. Thos. Frere Bowerbank, Vicar.