George Turner

1819–1929 (Age 110)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Turner was born in 1819, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Arthur in 1843, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Navenby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1929, at the age of 110.

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George Turner
Mary Arthur
Marriage: 1843
Elizabeth Turner
George Turner
John H Turner
Ann Turner
Hannah Matilda Turner
Walter Turner
George Thomas Turner
Charles Edward Turner
Chs Henry... Turner
Henry D. Turney

Spouse and Children

Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Elizabeth Turner



    John H Turner


    Ann Turner



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World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 2

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 35

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • George Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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