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Frederick William Turner (1834-1900)

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1858. Improvements in steam engines.

Frederick William Turner (1834-1900), of F. W. Turner

c.1834 Born in Ridgmount, Beds, son of William Turner, engineer

1852 An engineer when he married Susannah Wilson in Southwark[1]

c.1858-61 Engineer of Foxhole Colliery, Swansea.

1861 Frederick W Turner 28, mechanical engineer, manager, lived in Swansea with Susanna Turner 32, Agnes Sarah Ann Turner 8, Anne Elizabeth Turner 6, Frederick William Turner 4, Harry Wilson Turner 2[2]

1871 Frederick Turner, a mechanical engineer, was in Germany at the time of the census. His wife, Susannah Turner 43, and children, Agnes S A Turner 18, Annie E Turner 16, Frederick W Turner 14, Hary W Turner 12, George Turner 10, who were living in Lambeth[3]

1881 Fredk. Wm. Turner 47, civil engineer, employing 18 men and 2 boys, lived in St Albans with Susannah Turner 53, Agnes S.A. Turner 28, Annie E. Turner 26, Fredk. W. Turner 24, Harry W. Turner 22, Geo. Turner 19[4]

1891 Frederick Wm Turner 58, hotel proprietor, employer lived in Bury St Edmungs with Fredk Wm Turner 34, mechanical engineer and Annie Elizabeth Turner 37[5]

1900 of the White Hart Hotel, Buckingham, died in Buckingham[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. national probate calendar