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William James Turner (1843-1903)
1843 November 1st. Born the son of Thomas James Turner
1871 February 16th. Married in Manchester to Elizabeth Wainwright
1879 May 14th. Birth of son Charlie Turner
1881 Living at Abbey Hey Lane, Droylsden: William J. Turner (age 37 born Manchester), Loco Engine Fitter. With his wife Elizabeth Turner (age 33 born Manchester) and their four sons; Thomas W. Turner (age 9 born Wolverhampton); Fred Turner (age 6 born Droylsden); Joseph Turner (age 4 born Droylsden); and Charles Turner (age 1 born Droylsden).
1901 Living at 43 Abbey Hey Lane, Droylsden: William J. Turner (age 57 born Hulme), Steam Engine Fitter. With his wife Elizabeth Turner (age 53 born Manchester) and their four sons; Charley Turner (age 21 born Manchester), Pattern Maker; Bennett Turner (age 19 born Manchester), Machine Fitter Apprentice; Harry Turner (age 17 born Manchester), Moulder Apprentice; and James Turner (age 14 born Manchester), Engine Fitter Apprentice.
1903 November 15th. Died