Thelma Elizabeth Turner

1926–1999 (Age 72)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thelma Elizabeth

When Thelma Elizabeth Turner was born on 21 November 1926, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Turner, was 28 and her mother, Florence Turner, was 26. She died on 22 February 1999, in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Turner
1898–
Florence Turner
1900–
Thelma Elizabeth Turner
1926–1999

Parents & Siblings

  • William Turner

    Male1898–Male

  • Florence Turner

    Female1900–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1928 · Women Grated Right to Vote

Age 2

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.
1940

Age 14

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1945

Age 19

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

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