Charles Turner

September 1856–
Burton upon Trent St Mowden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Turner was born in September 1856, in Burton upon Trent St Mowden, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Turner, was 48 and his mother, Elizabeth Taylor, was 41. He lived in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Turner
1808–
Elizabeth Taylor
1814–1868
Joseph Turner
1835–
Eli Turner
1837–
John Turner
1839–
Thomas Turner
1842–
Edwin Turner
1845–
Elizabeth Turner
1847–1854
Betsy Turner
1847–
Mary Jane Turner
1851–
Charles Turner
1856–
George Taylor Turner
1859–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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)

  • Charles Turner in household of Thos Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Census, England, 1861
  • BMD Index, Birth

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