James Turner

about 1810–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Turner was born about 1810, in England, United Kingdom as the son of Richard Turner and Mary. He married Mary Atkinson on 5 April 1841, in Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England.

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James Turner
1810–
Ann Jorden
Marriage: 13 May 1841

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–Male

    Ann Jorden

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
13 May 1841
Martley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Turner

    MaleMale

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Turner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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