Philip Turner

about 1810–
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Philip

Philip Turner was born about 1810, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Rosanna Marsh on 25 May 1835, in Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bishopstrow, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Philip Turner
1810–
Rosanna Marsh
1814–
Marriage: 25 May 1835
Grace Turner
1839–
Philip Turner
1846–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1835
Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

World Events (8)

1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 23

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Phillip Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Philip Turner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Philip Turner in entry for Philip Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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