Wonder if he might have lied a wee bit about his age & he was from England NOT Ireland??
Name: Ernest Croft Gender: Male Christening Date: 15 Feb 1888 Christening Place: Bloxwich, Stafford, England Birth Date: Birthplace: Death Date: Name Note: Race: Father's Name: Willoughby Croft Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother's Name: Fanny Croft Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03130-4 System Origin: England-EASy GS Film number: 1278869 Reference ID: item 11 p 172
Possible marriage -
Name: Willoby Croft Event Type: Marriage Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep Registration Year: 1881 Registration District: Walsall County: Staffordshire Event Place: Walsall, Staffordshire, England Spouse Name (available after 1911): Volume: 6B Page: 780 Line Number: 100 Willoby Croft probably married one of the following people Name: Fanny Williams
Marriages September Quarter 1881 CROFTWillobyWalsallVolume 6bPage 780 WILLIAMSFannyWalsallVolume 6bPage 780