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Mrs Turner [1???-18??]
Mr Turner [1???-18??]
Miss Turner [1???-18??]
Mrs Turner [18??-1???]
Mr Turner [18??-1???]
Mr Turner [18??-18??]
Mr Turner [18??-19??]
Abraham Turner [16??-1???]
Abraham Turner [17??-18??]
Abraham Turner [17??-18??]
Abraham Turner [1717-1782]
Abraham Turner [1747-1805]
Abraham Turner [18??-18??]
Abraham Turner [18??-18??]
Abraham Turner [1828-1893]
Abraham Thomas Turner [1824-1858]
Albert Turner [1866-19??]
Albert Turner [1895-1918]
Albert Turner [1920-1941]
Alexander Turner [17??-18??]
Anne Turner [17??-18??]
Arthur Leedham Turner [1887-1912]
Arthur William Turner [1858-1937]
Benjamin Turner [18??-1???]
Brian Turner [1946-]
Cana Turner [17??-18??]
Charles Turner [1???-18??]
Charles Turner [1865-1???]
Charles George Turner [1846-1904]
Clark Turner [1???-18??]
D. M. Turner [19??-19??]
Edward Turner [18??-1???]
Edwin Turner [18??-19??]
Edwin Turner [18??-19??]
Elkanah Turner [18??-1868]
Emily Charlotte Turner [1853-1912]
Emma Turner [1856-1829]
Ernest Richmond Horsfall Turner [1870-1936]
Frank Turner [18??-19??]
Frank Turner [18??-19??]
Frank Turner [1850-1906]
Frank Ernest Turner [1885-1936]
Fred Turner [1857-1909]
Fred Carter Turner [1894-19??]
George Turner [18??-1???]
George Turner [1803-1872]
George Turner [1862-1908]
George Turner [1896-1979]
George Edwin Turner [1870-1917]
George Henry Turner [1901-19??]
George Illingworth Turner [1882-1956]
Grenville Turner [1936-]
Hanson Victor Turner [1911-1944]
Harold Turner [1887-1918]
Harold Turner [1888-1915]
Harry Turner [1874-1940]
Harry Turner [1886-1918]
Henry George Turner [1866-1926]
Isaac Turner [1???-18??]
J. Turner [1???-1920]
J. Turner [18??-19??]
Rev J Muncey Turner [19??-19??]
J. R. Turner [1???-1936]
James Turner [18??-1???]
James Turner [18??-19??]
James Turner [1832-1893]
James Turner [1878-1925]
James Borfield Turner [18??-19??]
James Herbert Turner [1882-19??]
James William Turner [1892-1918]
Jane Turner [1847-1884]
Japhet Turner [17??-1???]
John Turner [1???-18??]
John Turner [16??-17??]
John Turner [17??-1???]
John Turner [1773-1848]
John Turner [1797-1857]
John Turner [18??-1???]
John Turner [18??-18??]
John Turner [18??-18??]
John Turner [18??-19??]
John Turner [18??-19??]
John Turner [1804-1865]
John Turner [1806-1865]
John Turner [1817-1???]
John Turner [1841-1883]
John Turner [1895-1916]
John Edward Turner [1867-1929]
John Edwin Turner [1836-1862]
John Henry Turner [1858-1937]
John Henry Turner [1863-19??]
John Henry Turner [1864-1939]
John Henry Drake Turner [1877-1920]
John Robert Turner [1877-1924]
John Walker Turner [1848-1908]
Jonas Turner [17??-1???]
Jonas Turner [18??-18??]
Jonathan Turner [16??-17??]
Jonathan Turner [1851-1902]
Jonathan Turner [1890-1915]
Joseph Turner [18??-19??]
Joseph Turner [1812-1871]
Joseph Horsfall Turner [1845-1915]
Lewis Turner [1888-1918]
Mark Turner [1861-1943]
Martha Turner [1775-1854]
Mary Turner [1789-1866]
PC Turner [1???-18??]
Raymond Turner [1925-1945]
Richard Turner [18??-19??]
Richard Turner [1824-1888]
Richard Turner [1897-19??]
Robert Turner [1784-1871]
Robert Turner [1862-19??]
Robert Turner [1877-19??]
Ronald Turner [19??-1944]
Rowland Turner [1878-1914]
Sam Turner [18??-1920]
Sam Turner [1866-19??]
Sam Turner [1875-19??]
Sam Turner [1919-1940]
Samuel Turner [1801-18??]
Samuel Turner [1848-1898]
Samuel Wallace Turner [1861-1???]
Stansfield Turner [1852-1???]
Thomas Turner [1???-1???]
Thomas Turner [1???-18??]
Thomas Turner [1778-18??]
Thomas Turner [18??-19??]
Thomas Turner [1816-185?]
Thomas Turner [1821-1???]
Thomas Turner [1842-1899]
Thomas Turner [1847-1921]
Thomas Firth Turner [1894-1938]
Thomas Hanson Turner [188951918]
Tom Turner [1863-1922]
W. Turner [19??-19??]
Walter Turner [18??-19??]
Walter Turner [18??-19??]
Walter Turner [1860-1915]
Whiteley Turner [1866-1921]
Wilfred Turner [1917-1940]
Rev William Turner [1786-1853]
William Turner [1787-1872]
William Turner [1842-1881]
William Marshall Turner [1824-1877]
Willie Turner [1898-1917]


Turner, Mrs
[1???-18??] Landlady of the Crown & Anchor, Luddendenfoot [1835].

He married (1) Mr Turner.

On 27th May 1835, she married (2) Sowerby farmer William Sunderland at Halifax Parish Church

Turner, Mr
[1???-18??]

He married Hannah [1800-18??].


Hannah was born in Skircoat
 

He was dead by 1851.

In 1851, Hannah was a beer seller at an unidentified beerhouse at 10 Berry Lane, Halifax


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

Turner, Miss
[1???-18??] She ran a private school in Halifax [around 1870]

Turner, Mrs
[18??-1???] Around 1870, she ran Turner's School at Salterhebble

Turner, Mr
[18??-1???]

He married 1832-19??.


Caroline was born in Wadsworth
 

Children:

  1. James W [b 1875] who was a woollen finisher [1901]
  2. Martha Hannah [1867-19??] who who had an illegitimate son Fred and married Job Carter

The family lived at 11 Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge [1901].

Caroline was widowed by 1901.

---------------------------------------------------------------------- Fred Carter Turner, M.M. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:25 ROGER BEASLEY (golon_beasley@btinternet.com)To:you Details Slideshow He was the illegitimate son of Martha Hannah Turner who later married Job Carter. 1917 ---- Private F C Turner, Cyclists' Battalion, awarded the Military Medal. Lived at 7 Willow Terrace, Sowerby Bridge. (Halifax Courier, 10th November 1917)  Private Fred Carter Turner, Army Cyclist Corps, M.M. (WW1 Service Medal and Awards Rolls on Ancestry)  1911 ---- 11 Causeway Head, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge Job Carter 45 Head. Labourer for oilcloth maker b.Warley Martha Hannah Carter 44 Wife. Married 11 years " Fred Carter Turner 16 Son. Single. Beef butcher b.Sowerby Bridge Joe Carter 10 " " Ada Carter 8 Daughter " ------------------------- 1901 (living with his maternal grandmother, maternal uncle, mother and younger half brother)  ---- James W Turner 26 Son. Single. Woollen finisher b.Warley Martha Carter 34 Daughter. Married b.Westfield, Yorks. Fred Carter 6 Grandson b.Sowerby Bridge Joe Carter 0 " "

Turner, Mr
[18??-18??]

He married Emma [1857-19??].


Emma was born in Warley
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. Sarah Hannah [b 1889] who was a domestic servant [1911]
  3. Fred [b 1881] who was a stone mason [1911]
  4. Harry [b 1883]
  5. James [b 1885]
The widowed Emma was a beerhouse keeper at the
Waiters' Arms, Sowerby Bridge [1891] / innkeeper at the Waiters' Arms, Sowerby Bridge [(possibly) 1903, 1911]

Turner, Mr
[18??-19??] A Highroad Well joiner. He produced additional seating, weather covers and other extensions for many of the early trams in the district

Turner, Abraham
[16??-1???] Around 1685, he used a part of Woolshops as a slaughterhouse

Turner, Abraham
[17??-18??] He married Ann Holden.

Children:

  1. Amelia who (possibly) married Samuel Aked

Turner, Abraham
[17??-18??] Hatter in Halifax [1788]

Turner, Abraham
[1717-1782] Son of Thomas Turner.

He was a farmer and weaver in the Ambler Thorn district.

He married Susannah Law 1716-1788.

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. Thomas
  3. Martha

Abraham died September 1782.

Susannah died January 1788.

Members of the family were buried at Halifax Parish Church within the outer gates (on the right-hand side) 

Turner, Abraham
[1747-1805] Son of Abraham Turner.

The family lived at

He also owned Pule Nick Farm.

He was a farmer and weaver. He went into partnership with his brother, Thomas, making worsted goods.

In March 1773, the partnership was dissolved.

In March 1773, he married Sarah Appleyard.


Sarah was the daughter of Charles Appleyard
 

Children:

  1. Grace who married James Wild
  2. Martha who married John Crossley

Abraham died 25th January 1805 (aged 58).

Sarah died 3rd February 1814 (aged 73).

Members of the family were buried at Halifax Parish Church within the outer gates (on the right-hand side) 

Turner, Abraham
[18??-18??] He was a member of the Hipperholme-cum-Brighouse Board of Guardians [1868].

They lived at Laverock Hall, Brighouse [1869]

Turner, Abraham
[18??-18??] On 4th September 1831, he married Rhoda Holdsworth [b 1809] from Bradford.

Children:

  1. Mary [bapt 1832]
  2. Nathaniel [bapt 1836]
  3. Isaac Clark [bapt 1834]
  4. Daniel [bapt 1836]

Turner, Abraham
[1828-1893] Son of George Turner.

Born in Soyland.

He was a woollen fuller [1855].

On 20th October 1855, he married Sarah Wood [1835-1908] in Halifax.


Sarah was born in Boothtown
 

Children:

  1. Mary Hannah [1856-1937] who married Richard Craven
  2. Fred
  3. Adelaide [1859-1907] who married Job Scott
  4. George
  5. John [1864-1923] who was a cloth fuller, never married and was buried All Souls' Church
  6. Maria [b 1868] who married Henry Beaumont and had children by Harry Smith
  7. Abraham [1871-1923] who was a cloth finisher, never married and was buried All Souls' Church
  8. Emily [1874-1945] who married Joe Henry Brook Bower
  9. Clara [1876-1942] who married David Brier Whitehead
  10. Sarah Ann [1881-1939] who married Charlie Bottomley

Abraham died in Northowram [1893]

Turner, Abraham Thomas
[1824-1858] Son of John Turner.

Born in Warley.

He was a woollen manufacturer [1851].

He inherited much property in and around Warley and Luddendenfoot, including Daisy Bank, Sowerby Bridge and Little Longbottom, Warley

He married Priscilla Clegg

Turner, Albert
[1866-19??] Son of Joseph Turner, overlooker.

Born in Clayton, Bradford.

He was an overlooker at Tong [1894] / manager of worsted spinning mill [1901] / Commission worsted spinner / a commission worsted spinner, employer & manager at Jumples Mills, Wheatley [1911] / town councillor

He was one of the first Nonconformists to be admitted to Illingworth Cricket Club.

In 1894, he married Ellen Butterworth [1873-19??] at Illingworth Church.


Ellen, of Mixenden, was born at Ovenden Wood, the daughter of James Butterworth, storekeeper
 

Children:

  1. John
  2. George [b 1897] who was a doffer in spinning (employed by father) [1911]
  3. Annie [b 1907]

The family lived at

  • 45 Clough Lane, Mixenden [1901, 1905, 1911]
  • Russell Mount, Illingworth [1916]

Turner, Albert
[1895-1918] Son of Emily & Thomas Turner of 3 Ivy Cottage, Royd Lane, Ripponden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 16th April 1918 (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [154-159 & 163A].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Turner, Albert
[1920-1941] Son of Gertrude & Herbert R. Turner of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with 39 Squadron Royal Air Force.

He died 5th May 1941 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial, Egypt [244]

Turner, Alexander
[17??-18??] A Leeds merchant and partner in the James King partnership and its successor Turner, Bent & Company.

On 6th October 1810, he and James King borrowed £7,000 for 1 year from John Edwards of Northowram Hall. The loan was secured as a mortgage against land and property owned by the pair; much of this was at Blackshawhead. By 1824, the loan had not been paid back, and Thomas Fournis Dyson, Edwards's beneficiary, was pressing for payment. When Turner's daughter Mary, wife of Rev James Armytage Rhodes, inherited the estate, she insisted that her husband pay the debt on her behalf. Rev Rhodes paid back the loan in full – plus interest – out of his own pocket, on the condition that all documentation relating to the matter be destroyed.

He married Mary King.


Mary was the daughter of James King
 

Children:

  1. Mary

He was twice Mayor of Leeds [1790s, 1810]

Turner, Anne
[17??-18??] Of Warley.

She married Timothy Bates

Turner, Arthur Leedham
[1887-1912] Son of Walter Turner.

He was a foreman mechanic [1910].

On 7th September 1910, he married Lily Calverley [1889-19??] at Christ Church, Pellon.


Lily was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Allan [1911-1998]

Turner, Arthur William
[1858-1937]

In [Q2] 1922, he married Annie Lister [1871-1946] in Halifax


Annie was born in Wakefield.

Her sister Clara married Thomas Henry Farnell

 

Arthur William died in Halifax [Q2 1937] (aged 79).

Annie died 1st March 1946 (aged 75).

Annie was buried at Elland Cemetery

Turner, Benjamin
[18??-1???] Partner in Maude & Turner

Turner, Brian
[1946-] Born in Elland. Chef, restaurateur, and television personality

Turner, Cana
[17??-18??] Methodist meetings were held at his house at Queenshead

Turner, Charles
[1???-18??] Partner in John Turner & Sons Limited [1833].

On 8th October 1833, he married Jane Eleanor Bentley.


Jane Eleanor was the only daughter of John Bentley of Pavement, Halifax
 

Turner, Charles
[1865-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a gardener [1891] / a grocer & gardener [1901] / a nurseryman (plants) [1911]

He married Ellen [1885-19??].

Children:

  1. Harold
  2. Emily [b 1891] who was a cotton winder [1911]
  3. Mabel [b 1892] who was a cotton winder [1911]
  4. Ethel [b 1894] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  5. Doris Mary [b 1897] who was a cotton twiner [1911]
  6. Charles Harrington [b 1899]

The family lived at

  • 3 Shoebroad, Langfield, Todmorden [1891]
  • 2 Cote Hill, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 8 Glenfield, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge [1911, 1915]

Turner, Charles George
[1846-1904] Son of John Turner.

He was a bookkeeper [1861].

In 1867, he and brother Francis travelled on the SS Kent to Melbourne, Australia.

He married Elizabeth Margaret Little [1850-1886].


Elizabeth Margaret was the daughter of Margaret (née Davis) & Eleazai Little, originally from London
 

Children:

  1. Amy Jane [1869-1940]
  2. Ada Victoria [1871-1872]
  3. Eleanor Kate [1873-1949]
  4. Charles Stansfield [1876-1926]

In Australia, he was partner with John Pratt as a grain and produce merchant, and corn and flour factor.

The family died and were buried in Australia

Turner, Clark
[1???-18??]

In 1835, he was on the List of Electors for the Northowram Township of the Halifax Polling District in the election for the MP for the West Riding.

He lived at Limed House [1835]

Turner, D. M.
[19??-19??] In 1964, he was Pastor of the joint churches Lydgate Baptist Church, Todmorden and Roomfield Baptist Church, Todmorden

Turner, Edward
[18??-1???] Partner with John Crowther

Turner, Edwin
[18??-19??] Councillor for Halifax Illingworth ward [1894]

Turner, Edwin
[18??-19??] Of Dapper House, Wheatley.

Son of George Turner.

Born in Northowram.

He was a dyer [1860] / a director of Yorkshire Indigo, Scarlet & Colour Dyers Limited [1899]

On 18th June 1860, he married Annis Horner in Halifax.


Annis was the daughter of Joshua Horner
 

Children:

  1. Walter
  2. Clara [b 1864]
  3. Hannah Matilda [b 1865]
  4. Mary [b 1868]
  5. George Edwin
  6. Amelia [1875-1953] who never married and died at Birch Dean, Wheatley
  7. Harriett Ann [1878-1953] who never married and died in St John's Hospital

The children were born at Dapper House, Wheatley

The couple died at Birch Dean, Wheatley: Annis [12th Apr 1913]; Edwin [13th Jun 1916]

Turner, Elkanah
[18??-1868] Joiner at Shay Lane, Ovenden.

In August 1868, Mr Garnett, a manager at Hebble Mills, asked Turner to destroy a small terrier dog which had become vicious. Instead, Turner sold it to Mr Smithson, landlord of the Earl Grey Tap, Halifax. As he was on his way to deliver the dog, it bit Turner on the right hand. The wound became inflamed and Turner died

in a fearful state of hydrophobia

6 weeks later

Turner, Emily Charlotte
[1853-1912] Daughter of gas engineer William Turner.

In 1873, she married (1) William Hunt in Halifax. They had a daughter Jane [b 1877].

In 1890, she married (2) William Henry Rushworth.

In 1893, she married (3) Frank Robinson.

In 1901, Frank was listed as beerhouse keeper, and Emily Charlotte was listed as publican, at 4 Ann Street, Halifax (possibly) the London Tavern [1901]

Turner, Emma
[1856-1829] Daughter of Richard Turner.

She was a self-employed dress maker.

She never married.

She died Clough Lane, Mixenden [7th October 1928].

Probate records show that she left effects valued at £688 13/6d to her nieces Martha (her sister Alice's daughter)  & Annie (her brother Thomas's daughter) 

Turner, Ernest Richmond Horsfall
[1870-1936] BA.

Son of Joseph Horsfall Turner.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a schoolmaster [1911] / a Councillor in Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, Wales.

He wrote and illustrated a work entitled Wanderings in Carmarthenshire [1902] !** UPDATED 30/08/2013 / 20:35:56

In [Q3] 1897, he married Annie Crowther [1872-19??] from Cardiganshire, Wales, in Bangor.

Children:

  1. Eric Lloyd Horsfall Turner [b 1907]

The family lived at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, Wales [1911].

Living with them in 1911 were Annie's brother Esmond Emrys Lloyd Crowther [aged 23] (schoolmaster), John Roberts Evans [aged 54] (Calvinistic Methodist Minister), and Mrs Jenny Roberts Evans [aged 51]

He died in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales

Turner, Frank
[18??-19??] Ginger beer manufacturer at Boothtown Road, Halifax

Turner, Frank
[18??-19??] He married Alice Ann Halliday


Alice Ann was the daughter of
George Halliday
 

Children:

  1. Bert
  2. Freda
  3. Jack

Turner, Frank
[1850-1906] He was a cabinet maker & undertaker in Halifax.

On 7th February 1870, he married Frances Ellen Northend [1849-1924] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George Illingworth

Turner, Frank Ernest
[1885-1936] Son of Walter Turner.

He was a foreman cloth dyer [1917].

In [Q2] 1917, he married Dora Louise Riley in Halifax.


Dora was born in Halifax, the daughter of Henry John Riley
 

Children:

  1. Philip Frank [1925-1985] who married [1958] Rosemary M Burton [1932-2006] from Weaverham

Frank Ernest died in Halifax [6th September 1936]

Turner, Fred
[1857-1909] Son of Abraham Turner.

Born in Boothtown.

He was a dyer [1880].

On 8th February 1880, he married Elizabeth Sutcliffe [1859-1909] in Halifax.


Elizabeth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1881]

Turner, Fred Carter
[1894-19??] MM.

Illegitimate son of Martha Hannah Turner.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.


Martha Hannah was the daughter of
Mr Turner.

In 1900, Martha Hannah married Job Carter

 

He was a beef butcher [1911].

He lived at 7 Willow Terrace, Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Cyclists' Battalion. He was awarded the Military Medal [1917].

He survived the War.

Turner, George
[18??-1???] He was Registrar of births and deaths for Brighouse [1881]

Turner, George
[1803-1872] Born in Soyland.

He was a wool fuller [1822].

On 3rd March 1822, he married Hannah Broadbent [1803-1881] at Elland Parish Church.


Hannah was born in Soyland
 

Children:

  1. Harriet [1822-1870] who married Thomas Scott
  2. Richard
  3. John [b 1826]
  4. Abraham
  5. James
  6. Sarah [1834-1915] who married Joseph Mitchell Teal
  7. Ann [1837-1895] who married John Brear
  8. Edwin
  9. Emma [1841-1893] who married James Horsfall

George died in Northowram [1872]

Turner, George
[1862-1908] Son of Abraham Turner.

Born in Boothtown.

He was a cloth fuller [1885].

In [Q1] 1885, he married Ruth Swift [1863-1911] in Halifax.


Ruth was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Florence [1885-1959] who married Alfred Noble
  2. Evelyn [1887-1974] who never married, died at 36 Thrum Hall Lane, and left part of her £689 will to her sister Jeanne
  3. Walter [b 1889] who was a warehouse worker [1911]
  4. Hilda [1894-1967] who never married
  5. Ada [b 1898]
  6. Jeanne [1903-1976] who married James Nicholson Crowther

The children were born in Halifax.

Ruth was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax [1908]

Turner, George
[1896-1979] MC, JP.

Son of John Henry Turner.

He received the MC during World War I.

He was Mayor of Brighouse [1952-1954].

He was in business in a mill at Owler Ings, Brighouse. The factory burnt down in the 1970s.

He married Madeleine.

They lived at East View, Brighouse [1935].

The Lady Chapel and the Ambulatory at Brighouse Parish Church were refurbished in their memory.

See George Turner Trust

Turner, George Edwin
[1870-1917] Son of Edwin Turner.

Born at Dapper House, Wheatley.

He was a dyer & finisher [1890].

On 14th October 1890, he married Clara Annie Jowett [1868-1???] in Halifax.


Clara Annie was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edwin [b 1891]

George Edwin died at Birch Dene, Wheatley [6th October 1917]

Turner, George Henry
[1901-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a painter & decorator.

On 23rd June 1926, he married Marion Bower at Coley Church.


Marion was the daughter of
Joe Henry Brook Bower
 

Turner, George Illingworth
[1882-1956] Son of Frank Turner.

Born in Northowram.

He was a cabinet maker & undertaker.

On 20th May 1907, he married Nellie Fawthrop [1876-1970] in Halifax.


Nelly was the daughter of John Booth Fawthrop
 

Children:

  1. Mary who married Harry Aked
  2. Phyllis who married Reginald Norton of Old Riding

He died in Halifax

Turner, Grenville
[1936-] Scientist.

Born in Todmorden He was educated at Shade School, Todmorden Grammar School, St John's College Cambridge, and Balliol College Oxford.

In 1962, he gained a doctorate in nuclear physics. He was worked at the universities of California, Berkeley, Sheffield, Caltech, and Manchester. Since the 1960s, he been a leading figure in cosmochemistry.

In May 2013, he was made an Honorary Citizen of Todmorden

Turner, Hanson Victor
[1911-1944] VC.

Son of James Herbert Turner.

He was a bus conductor.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant and died in action with the West Yorkshire Regiment in Burma.

He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously, the only VC to be awarded to a Halifax citizen in World War II

Turner, Harold
[1887-1918] He was employed by Standeven & Company Limited.

In [Q3] 1915, he married Louisa Conroy in Halifax.

They lived at 8 Bankfield View, Boothtown [1918].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 285th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 17th August 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France [Q IV K 6].

He is remembered on the Standeven Roll of Honour

Turner, Harold
[1888-1915] Son of Charles Turner.

He was a mill hand cotton doffer [1901].

He married Unknown.

The family lived at

  • 15 Heathfield Place, Heath Road, Halifax

In 1911, he was Lance-Corporal was in the 18th Queen Mary's Own Hussars, stationed at Andover, Hampshire. He spent much time in Ireland.

On 5th August 1914, he went to France and took part in the Battle of Mons and many other important battles.

Sergeant Harold Turner of the 18th Hussars, 2nd Cavalry Brigade was killed in action on [25th May 1915] (aged 27).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [5], and on the Standeven Roll of Honour

Turner, Harry
[1874-1940] Son of Thomas Turner.

He was a printer & newsagent [1896].

In [Q4] 1896, he married Jane Howard [1874-1955] in Halifax.


Jane was born in Boothtown
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1906-1991] who married Norman Womersley

Harry died in Halifax [30th May 1940].

Jane died 18th March 1955

Turner, Harry
[1886-1918] Illegitimate son of Harriet Turner [1868-1913] who was only 18 years old when she had Harry.

Born in Warley.

In 1891, Harry and his mother were living with Harriet's sister Mary Ann Turner in Warley Town.

In 1901 & 1911, they were still living with Mary Ann at 11 Burnley Road, Friendly,

He was a mill hand [1901, 1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [30th November 1915]. He was called for service [11th January 1917], and was sent for training to Clipstone Camp, Nottinghamshire. He was posted to France [8th January 1918], and joined his unit in Camiers [9th January 1918].

He was promoted to Lance Corporal in the field [8th June 1918], and served with the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was killed in action [29th July 1918].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Turner, Henry George
[1866-1926] He was a publican [1920].

He married Mary Emma Crowther.


Mary Emma was the daughter of
John Bedford Crowther
 

George Henry died at the Rising Sun, Elland [2nd October 1926].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £307. Probate was granted to his widow

Turner, Isaac
[1???-18??]

In 1835, he was on the List of Electors for the Northowram Township of the Halifax Polling District in the election for the MP for the West Riding.

He lived at Low High Sunderland [1835]

Turner, J.
[1???-1920]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died 17th June 1920.

He is remembered with a CWGC headstone at Stoney Royd Cemetery

Turner, J.
[18??-19??] Beerhouse keeper at Halifax.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

In December 1874, he went into liquidation

Turner, Rev J Muncey
[19??-19??] Minister at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden [1987]

Turner, J. R.
[1???-1936] Brighouse manufacturer. He was killed by an express train at Brighouse station

Turner, James
[18??-1???]

He was a stone mason [1861] / landlord of the Masons' Arms, Warley [1861, 1871]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Hannah who married John Wade

Turner, James
[18??-19??] His diaries [1881] tell of life in Halifax in the 19th century.

He married Unknown.

Children: 3

Turner, James
[1832-1893] Son of George Turner.

Born in Soyland [25th September 1832].

He was a cloth Fuller [1854].

On 10th June 1854, he married Hannah Crossland [1833-1890] in Halifax


Hannah was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Emma [b 1857]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1864]
  3. John Edward

The children were born in Northowram.

The couple died in Boothtown: Hannah [17th March 1890]; James [1st February 1893].

They were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Turner, James
[1878-1925]

In [Q4] 1899, he married Elizabeth Emily Turner [1880-1920] in Halifax.

The couple were licensees of the Fountain Head, Pellon [1917-1925].

They were buried at Christ Church, Pellon [3 S 11]

Turner, James Borfield
[18??-19??] Bookseller and stationer at Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Turner, James Herbert
[1882-19??] In [Q3] 1906, he married Alice Crowther in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Hanson Victor

The family lived at Copley [1944]

Turner, James William
[1892-1918] Son of Ellen & Fred Turner of 26 Louise Street, Gibbet Street, Halifax.

He worked for S. Whitley & Company at Hanson Lane Mills, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was wounded [1916] and hospitalised in Leicester. He was wounded again.

He was killed 22nd July 1918 (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, in either Methodist New Connexion Graveyard, King Cross or St Paul's Graveyard, King Cross, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Hanson Lane Cotton Mill, Halifax

Turner, Jane
[1847-1884] A pianist and vocalist of Halifax.

On 10th January 1884, she was visiting the Prince of Wales, West Vale, and fell as she was going down a flight of stairs to the kitchen. She fractured her skull and was unconscious until she died at midnight

Turner, Japhet
[17??-1???] He married Hannah [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. Selina / Celina [b 1811] who married Amos Hanson

Turner, John
[1???-18??] Wholesale dealers, grocers & tea dealer. He was at 13 Old Market, Halifax [1837]

Turner, John
[16??-17??] He was Constable of Northowram [1729]

Turner, John
[17??-1???] Northowram innkeeper.


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

The Old Yew Tree, Northowram or the Yew Tree Inn, Northowram?

 

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Frances [17??-1844] who married Dr John Sugden

Turner, John
[1773-1848] He was a woollen manufacturer / a partner in Milne & Turner / interests in the Leeds Central Market / interests in the Leeds & Yorkshire insurance company

He owned much property in and around Warley and Luddendenfoot, including Cooper House, Luddendenfoot; Daisy Bank, Sowerby Bridge; Little Longbottom, Warley; Mytholm, Midgley; Throstle Nest, Warley

On 15th August 1799, he married Elizabeth Thomas [1780-1834] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Elizabeth [b 1804] who possibly married John Craven
  3. Anne [b 1805] who (possibly) married William Appleyard
  4. John
  5. Amelia [b 1811] who (possibly) married Samuel Aked
  6. son
  7. Harriet [b 1816]
  8. Jane [1819] who married John Learoyd
  9. Josias [1821-1841]
  10. Abraham Thomas

The family lived at Cooper House, Luddendenfoot.

The couple were buried at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax

Turner, John
[1797-1857] Of Hipperholme.

He married Sarah [1797-1861].

Children:

  1. Joseph [1830-1857]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Chapel, Lightcliffe

Turner, John
[18??-1???] (Possibly) son of John Turner.

He married Elizabeth [1843-1868].

Children:

  1. Mariæ [b 1868] who died aged 5 days


Elizabeth died 4 days after her daughter Maria
 

Elizabeth & Marie were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Turner, John
[18??-18??] Letterpress printer at Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1863]

Turner, John
[18??-18??] Grocer at Halifax.

In October 1860, he was declared bankrupt

Turner, John
[18??-19??] He lived at Shepherd Villa, Victoria Road, Sowerby Bridge [1905].

In 1904, he was one of the first people to be granted a motor cycle registration

Turner, John
[18??-19??] Soap manufacturer at Providence Soap Works, Halifax [1905]

Turner, John
[1804-1865] Of Halifax.

He married Mary Ann [1820-1848].

Children:

  1. a daughter who died in infancy
  2. William [1841-1869]
  3. (possibly) John

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery

Turner, John
[1806-1865] Son of John Turner.

Born at Longbottom.

He was a woolstapler [1841] / a woollen manufacturer at Longbottom Mills, Luddendenfoot [1851] / a woollen manufacturer employing 41 men, 20 boys and 21 girls [1861].

On 22nd January 1846, he married Sarah Priestley at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Richard Priestley
 

Children:

  1. Charles George
  2. Jane E. [b 1849]
  3. Stansfield / Francis [b 1852]

The family lived at

Probate records show that he left assets valued at £6,043 8/-.

See Luddendenfoot Congregational Savings Bank

Turner, John
[1817-1???] Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a currier [1851].

He married Hannah [1822-1???] from Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1848]
  2. Sarah [b 1850]

The family lived at Bonegate, Brighouse [1851]

Turner, John
[1841-1883] Born in Warley.

In 1862, he married Margaret Airey, in Halifax.


Margaret was the daughter of daughter of
Stephen Airey
 

He was landlord of the Travellers' Rest, Elland [1871].

He moved to Barrow and Southport, working as a stone mason and builder.

He died in Southport following an accident as he was attempting to split a large stone

Turner, John
[1895-1916] Son of Albert Turner.

Born in Mixenden [2nd November 1894].

He was an assistant spinning overlooker (employed by his father)  [1911].

He never married.

During World War I, he enlisted [19th September 1914], and served as a Rifleman with the 16th (Service) Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps and with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders [from November 1915].

He was killed in action at Cambrin [25th January 1916].

He was buried at the Cambrin Churchyard Extension [K3]

Turner, John Edward
[1867-1929] Son of James Turner.

Born in Northowram [21st October 1867].

He was an assistant school master [1890].

In [Q4] 1890, he married Clara Crowther [1867-1941] in Halifax


Clara was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Edith Hannah [1891-1971] who married Herbert Depledge

John Edward died in Lightcliffe [9th March 1929].

Clara died 13th December 1941.

The couple were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

John Edward's epitaph contains the phrase

A life of Service

Turner, John Edwin
[1836-1862] Son of cloth finisher Samuel Turner.

He was a teacher of music in Halifax [1860] / Professor of music [1861]

In 1860, he married Jane Hawkridge at All Saints, Salterhebble.


Jane was the daughter of
Lawson Hawkridge
 

Children:

  1. Samuel Wallace

The family lived at Pellon Lane, Halifax [1861].

After John Edwin's death, Jane was a schoolmistress [1871].

She married John Baxendale [1876].

John Edwin was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Turner, John Henry
[1858-1937] Illegitimate son of Elizabeth Turner and Frederick Hollas

Born in Pellon.

He was a paper hanger [1880].

In 1880, he married (1) Annie Sophia Jane Murgatroyd in Halifax.


Annie Sophia Jane, the daughter of Matthew Mitchell Murgatroyd, was born in Durham and baptised in Luddenden
 

Children:

  1. Clara Murgatroyd [b 1882]

Annie died in Pellon [1885].

She was buried at Christ Church, Pellon [30th January 1885].

In 1890, he married (2) Priscilla Fogg in Halifax.


Priscilla was born in Halifax, the daughter of William Fogg
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1893]
  2. Lois [b 1896]
  3. Fred Hollas [b 1898]

The children were all born in Pellon.

The family lived at

  • New Pellon, Halifax [1885]
  • 9 Sandhall Crescent, Halifax [1937]

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Pellon: John Henry [7th December 1937]

Turner, John Henry
[1863-19??] A native of Warley.

He lived in Brighouse. He was a Councillor and a Sunday School worker.

In 1904, he wrote

A Tour of Athens, Palestine and Cairo

The profits from the publication were given to the building fund for the new Bethel Chapel in Brighouse

Turner, John Henry
[1864-1939] JP.

He worked at the Halifax Co-operative Society.

During the 1880s, he and his wife began making toffee in their home for their friends and neighbours.

In 1896, he met George Wainwright, and they established Turner & Wainwright.

In 1912, he and his family were scheduled to travel on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, but their trip had to be postponed because of a court case concerning a secret toffee recipe.

He was Mayor of Brighouse [1928-1933].

In 1889, he married Mary Ann Stone [1867-1932] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. George
  2. (possibly) Muriel [1899-1978] who died unmarried

The family lived at East View, Brighouse.

Mary Ann died whilst serving as Mayoress [24th January 1932] (aged 65).

John Henry died 16th November 1939 (aged 76).

The couple were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Turner, John Henry Drake
[1877-1920] Born in Queensbury.

He was mason's labourer.

In 1896, he married Sarah Ann Shackleton in Queensbyry Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. Frank Drake [b 1912]
  8. Norman Drake [b 1916]

The family lived in Old Town.

All the children were born in the Bradford area and have Drake as a middle name.

He was one of 5 people who were killed in a charabanc accident at Cockhill 30th October 1920.

He was buried at Wainsgate Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge [grave location unknown]

Turner, John Robert
[1877-1924] Born in Sowerby.

In 1905, he married Isabella Atkinson in Halifax.


Isabella was the daughter of
William Atkinson
 

Children:

  1. Ronald [1907-1973]

Turner, John Walker
[1848-1908] Son of William Marshall Turner.

Born in Rastrick.

In 1877, he succeeded to his father's business and became a well-known house and decorative painter, gilder, paper hanger, and picture frame maker at 32 Commercial Street, Brighouse

On 24th September 1871, he married Esther Goodaire [1851-1918] from Liversedge, in Halifax

Children:

  1. Eleanor Jane [b 1874]
  2. John Marshall [b 1877]
  3. Benjamin [b 1879]

Turner, Jonas
[17??-1???] He was a butcher.

He married Mary, daughter of John Sutcliffe.

About 1783, Mary and Jonas established the Shoulder of Mutton at Toad Carr, Burnley Road, Todmorden.

About 1805, they moved to Blackshaw Head, Stansfield

Turner, Jonas
[18??-18??] Stone delver at Hipperholme.

In January 1853, he was declared insolvent

Turner, Jonathan
[16??-17??] Aka John Turner. Halifax butcher. He bequeathed a sum of 40/- per annum from premises in Back Lane, Halifax. The money was to be used to buy bread for
the poor prisoners

in Halifax Gaol

Turner, Jonathan
[1851-1902] Born in Isleham Fen, Cambridgeshire.

He was an iron stone miner [1891] / a farmer [1901]

In [Q4] 1884, he married Ruth Fuller [1859-1???] in Guisborough.


Ruth was born in Mildenhall, Suffolk
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1887] who was a bobbin doffer [1901]
  2. Ellen [b 1889] who was a worsted spinner [1901] who married Walter Drake
  3. Jonathan
  4. James William [b 1892] who was a worsted overlooker [1911]
  5. Ebenezer [b 1895] who was a cotton piecer [1911]
  6. Bertie Frederic [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 53 Boosbeck Road, Skelton, Guisborough [1891]
  • Barmes? Hill, Northowram [1901]
  • 5 John Street, Elland [1911, 1915]

Turner, Jonathan
[1890-1915] Son of Jonathan Turner.

Born in Skelton, Guisborough.

He was a pottery labourer [1911].

He lived at John Street, Elland.

About 1908, he enlisted in the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the Battalion.

He died following a German gas attack at Hill 60 [12th May 1915] (aged 24) 

He was buried at the Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France [II C 4].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel.

His brother-in-law Walter Drake also died in the War

Turner, Joseph
[18??-19??] He was a barber and a bookbinder at Brighouse [1910]

Turner, Joseph
[1812-1871] He was a weaver.

He married Unknown.

Children: unknown.

The family lived at Highroad Well [1871].

Living with the widowed Joseph [in 1871] were grandchildren Elizabeth Turner [b 1860] who was a mill girl [1871] & Harry Turner [b 1862] who was a mill boy [1871]

He committed suicide 7th June 1871 (aged 59).

The Bradford Observer [Thursday June 8th 1871] reported


About eight o'clock yesterday morning, a man named Joseph Turner, weaver of Highroad Well, was found dead in his house, being hanged.

During all last week he had been drinking, but was at home on Tuesday

 

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3526]

Turner, Joseph Horsfall
[1845-1915] MSA.

Local polymath, antiquarian, writer, musician, educationalist, politician, and much more

Turner, Lewis
[1888-1918] Son of Mary & Miles Turner of 36 Moorfield Street, Halifax.

He was a member of Hanover Methodist Chapel, Halifax / a printer with Mr Wild / a chauffeur at Catterick.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Emma Jane Holgate in Halifax.


The Halifax Courier [8th June 1918] gives his wife's maiden name as Steinmetz
 

They lived at 10 Osborne Grove, Lightcliffe.

During World War I, he enlisted [March 1916], and served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France [12th January 1917].

He died 29th May 1918 (aged 30).

He was buried at the Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France [XXI A 5].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross, and on the Roll of Honour at Hanover Methodist Chapel, Halifax

Turner, Mark
[1861-1943] On 3rd April 1943, he was battered to death by Mervin Clare McEwen at Turner's home in Moorfield Street, Halifax

Turner, Martha
[1775-1854] Daughter of Abraham Turner.

Born at Folly Hall, Ambler Thorn [23rd February 1775].

As a child, she was badly hurt when she was kicked by a horse.

In 1788, she went into service, working as milk-maid, kitchen-maid, house-maid, and cook for Miss Oldfield of Stock Lane, Warley.

In 1801, she married John Crossley – see The Courtship of John Crossley & Martha Turner.

She was the matriarch of the Crossley family, and was actively involved in the early production and finishing of the family's carpets and cloth.

When the business was thriving, she checked that the workers' wages were correct.

She was a devout Methodist, and is quoted as saying

If the Lord does bless us at this place, the poor shall taste of it

She gave advice to her sons

Do not sell your goods for less than they cost, for it would ruin you without permanently benefiting anyone; but if you can go on giving employment to some during the winter, do so, for it is a bad thing for a working man to go home and hear his children cry for bread and not be able to give them any

She died at Dean Clough [8:00 am, Sunday morning, 26th May 1854. She, her husband and other members of the family, were buried at Square Chapel, Halifax. When the Chapel became derelict, the gravestones were taken to a yard at Dean Clough. They disappeared in 1982, and in 2010 they were found by Council workers in undergrowth in Exley Cemetery. It is proposed to return the gravestones to the Square Chapel. Photographs of the gravestones can be seen on a separate page.

See Mrs Crossley's House, Dean Clough

Turner, Mary
[1789-1866] Daughter of Alexander Turner and granddaughter of James King.

She married Rev James Armytage Rhodes.

Around 1824, she inherited much land, property and other interests in Hebden Bridge – including Mytholm Hall – from her grandfather

Turner, PC
[1???-18??] He was a constable in the Halifax Police [1856]

Turner, Raymond
[1925-1945] Son of Ruth Hannah & Thomas Turner of King Cross, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He died 8th February 1945 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma [11 D 16]

Turner, Richard
[18??-19??] Recorded in 1893, when he was a furniture dealer and cabinet maker at 297 Gibbet Street, Halifax.

Cabinet maker, upholsterer and undertaker at Perseverance Works, Halifax [1907].

He also had showrooms at 297 & 299 Gibbet Street, Halifax

Turner, Richard
[1824-1888] Son of George Turner.

Born in Soyland.

He was a cloth fuller [1844].

On 14th Jul 1844, he married Martha Dewhirst [1824-1902] in Halifax.


Martha was born in Midgley
 

Children:

  1. George [1845-1897] who was a cloth finisher
  2. Thomas
  3. Samuel
  4. Mary Hannah [b 1851]
  5. Emma
  6. Alice [1861-1910] who married her cousin Harry Randal Brear

The children were born in Boothtown

Turner, Richard
[1897-19??] Son of Walter Turner.

He was a dyer [1928].

On 1st August 1928, he married Florence Ida Duckles [1898-1974] in Halifax.


Florence was born in Queensbury
 

Turner, Robert
[1784-1871] Of Brighouse.

He married Mary [1786-1861].

Children:

  1. Robert [1811-1834]
  2. Jane [1819-1901]
  3. Rebekah [1826-1847]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Turner, Robert
[1862-19??] Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a farmer & innkeeper at the Goose, Ogden [1911].

In [Q2] 1881, he married Elizabeth Baume [1861-19??].


Elizabeth came from King Cross, Halifax
 

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. Hannah [b 1889] who was a worsted mill hand [1911]

Living with them in 1911 was grandson Frank Turner [aged 4]

Turner, Robert
[1877-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of 20 Thackray Street [1909] / a mechanic labourer [1911].

In 1910, he married Esther Ann at Christ Church, Pellon.


Esther Ann was the widow of
James Pickard
 

The family lived at 33 Thackray Street, Highroad Well, Halifax [1911]

Turner, Ronald
[19??-1944] Son of Martha Jane & Harry Turner.

During World War II, he served as an Aircraftman 2nd Class Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He married Elsie.

They lived in Halifax.

He died 10th October 1944.

He is remembered at Bradford Crematorium [2]

Turner, Rowland
[1878-1914] Born in Wakefield.

On 22nd June 1910, he married Amy Smith at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Amy was born in Wakefield, the daughter of
Robert Smith
 

They lived at 29 Chapel Lane, Salterhebble [1914].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers.

He died 17th November 1914 (aged 37).

He was buried at the Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium [I M 14].

He is remembered on All Saints' War Memorial, Dudwell and on the grave of his brother-in-law Horace Sykes at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [3 419]

Turner, Sam
[18??-1920]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He died 16th January 1920.

He was buried at Holywell Green Congregational Church [188]

Turner, Sam
[1866-19??] Son of Thomas Turner, stone merchant.

Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a druggist of Crown Street, Halifax [1889] / a druggist [1891] / in the drug trade (retail) [1911].

In 1889, he married Hannah Elizabeth Firth [1863-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah Elizabeth, of Undercliffe, Southowram, was born in Salterhebble, the daughter of John Firth, engine tenter
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Firth

The family lived at

  • 60 Crown Street, Halifax [1891]
  • West View, Hipperholme, Halifax [1901]
  • 6 Leeds Road, Hipperholme, Brighouse [1911]

Turner, Sam
[1875-19??] Son of Thomas Turner.

In 1902, he married Ada Willy [1875-10??] at St Thomas's Church, Claremount.


Ada was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Thomas [b 1903]
  2. Stanley [b 1909]

The children were born in Halifax

Turner, Sam
[1919-1940] Son of May & Harry Turner of 10 Burton Street, Holmfield, Halifax.

He was educated at Buttershaw School, Bradford / a player with Bradshaw AFC / a member of Halifax Cycling Club / a porter with Shaw Hardcastle Limited.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died as a POW [9th June 1940] (aged 21).

He was buried at the Venables Communal Cemetery, France [3].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, (possibly) on the Memorial at Halifax Butchers' Association, and on Bradshaw War Memorial

Turner, Samuel
[1801-18??] Son of John Turner.

He was a woollen manufacturer at Luddendenfoot Mill [1841] / a landed proprietor [1851].

On 13th May 1835, he married Mary Foster [1803-1858].

The family lived at Bankfield, Luddendenfoot [1858]

Turner, Samuel
[1848-1898] Son of Richard Turner.

He was a wheel wright [1876].

On 16th August 1876, he married Lucy Cockroft in Halifax.

The marriage didn't work, for, in 1881, Sam was registered unmarried again

Turner, Samuel Wallace
[1861-1???] Son of John Edwin Turner.

Born in Halifax.

He was a cigar merchant [1891] / landlord of the Boar's Head Hotel, Halifax [1901] / a grocer shopkeeper [1911]

In 1896, he married Emily Brown [1864-19??] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Philip [b 1899]
  2. Hilda Mary [b 1905]

He was living as an inmate at The Orphanage, Halifax (his mother was staying with her parents, Sarah and Lawson Hawkridge, at the Elephant & Castle, Salterhebble) [1871]; with his mother and stepfather John Baxendale [1881, 1891]

The family lived at 28 First Avenue, Manor Drive, Halifax [1911].

Living with them in 1901 were his mother and stepfather John Baxendale, and Flora L. Muston [aged 18] (hospital nurse) 

Turner, Stansfield
[1852-1???] Aka Francis.

Son of John Turner.

In 1867, he and brother Charles George travelled on the SS Kent to Melbourne, Australia

Turner, Thomas
[1???-1???] Farmer.

He lived at Upper Scout Hall, Shibden

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. son

Turner, Thomas
[1???-18??] A farmer at Ovenden.

In March 1845, Abraham Carter [aged 32] and Ely Noble [aged 26] were charged having, on 17th June 1844, stolen a ewe from Turner. The animal was missed on 16th June 1841 and the head was found at some distance from the field.

Carter and Noble lived together, and a quantity of mutton was found in their house, and a sack with marks of blood inside. The head corresponded exactly with the neck of the sheep.

The Jury found both prisoners guilty. A previous conviction for felony against Carter was proved

Turner, Thomas
[1778-18??]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1829] who was a house maid [1911] and married Joseph Wormald
  2. Robert [b 1831] who was a stone mason [1851]

The family lived at 1 Warley Edge, Warley, Halifax [1851].

Living with them [in 1851] were Martha's illegitimate children John [b 1848] & Mary A [b 1850]

Turner, Thomas
[18??-19??] He married Martha [18??-1???].

Children:

  1. Willie

The family lived at 31 Warley View, Highroad Well [1917]

Turner, Thomas
[1816-185?]

He was a mason of Warley [1834] / a stone mason & farmer of 13 acres [1851].

On 28th December 1834, he married Betty Wormald


Betty was the daughter of John Wormald
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1837]
  2. Sarah [b 1838]
  3. Hannah [b 1840]
  4. Lea(h) [b 1847]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1850]

The family lived at South Clough Head, Warley [1841, 1851] Thomas died in 1854 or 1855.

In 1856, Betty married (2) Edward Sutcliffe

Turner, Thomas
[1821-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a policeman [1851, 1867].

He married Sarah [1821-1???].


Sarah was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Mary H. [b 1845]
  3. Elizabeth [b 1847]
  4. Martha Jane [b 1850]

The family lived at 3 Arches Street, Halifax [1851]

Turner, Thomas
[1842-1899] Born 9th July 1842.

He married Mary [1840-1883].

Children:

  1. John William [1862-1939] who married Jane [1866-1955]

They lived at Victoria Terrace, Lightcliffe [1883].

Mary died 2nd March 1883.

Thomas died 2nd June 1899

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Turner, Thomas
[1847-1921] Son of Richard Turner.

He was an engineer's clerk [1870].

On 19th Apr 1870, he married Mary Whitaker [1849-1921] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Southowram, the daughter of Henry Whitaker
 

Children:

  1. Annie [1871-1950] who married John Howard
  2. Harry
  3. Sam
  4. Emma [1879-1884]
  5. Edwin [b 1885]

The children were born in Southowram.

Thomas died at Beverley Terrace, Boothtown [15th September 1921]

Turner, Thomas Firth
[1894-1938] Son of Sam Turner.

Born in Hipperholme [Q1 1894].

He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School / a player with Hipperholme Wesleyan Cricket Club / a player with Halifax Commercial Bank cricket eleven & received a gold watch for the highest score in one season / a bank clerk [1911] / a clerk with the Brighouse Branch of the Halifax Commercial Bank.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the West Riding Regiment. He was mentioned for bravery.


In [Q3] 1921, a Thomas F. Turner married an Elsie Sykes in Halifax
 


A Thomas F. Turner died in Halifax [Q3 1938] (aged 44) 
 

Turner, Thomas Hanson
[188951918] Son of Martha Harriet (née Hanson) & Samuel Turner 3 Daisy Street, Hopwood Lane, Halifax [1911].

Born in Halifax.

He was a butcher.

In 1917, he married Gertrude Sanderson in Halifax.

They lived at 3 Fairfield Terrace, Shroggs Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 53rd Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died 17th October 1918.

He was buried at the Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, France [I D 14]

Turner, Tom
[1863-1922] Son of Thomas Turner, a weaver.

Born in Warley.

He was a cloth miller [1886, 1911].

On 4th September 1886, he married Annie Eliza Ingham [1867-1922] at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie Eliza, of King Cross, was the daughter of Edward Smith Ingham, a chimney sweep
 

Children:

  1. Grace Henrietta [b 1889] who was a cotton doubler [1900]
  2. Elsie [b 1894] who was a frame tenter cotton [1911]
  3. Wright [b 1901]
  4. Ernest [b 1903]
  5. child who died in infancy
  6. child who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • 17 Friendly, Sowerby Bridge [1911]
  • Victoria Street, West Vale [1922]

On 31st January 1922, the couple were found unconscious in their bed by the police who had been alerted when Mr Turner failed to show up for work at John Horsfall & Sons Limited.

They died later in Royal Halifax Infirmary.

It was suspected that the couple had left the gas on low, because Mr Turner was suffering from cold and bronchitis. During the night, the Elland Gas Company reduced gas pressure in the area, which would have been sufficient for a small light to go out

Turner, W.
[19??-19??] He was a director of the Halifax Building Society [1953]

Turner, Walter
[18??-19??]

He was a Halifax policeman [from 1897] / licensee of Hollow's Dining Room, Sowerby Bridge [1907]

Turner, Walter
[18??-19??] Printer at West Parade, Halifax [1927]

Turner, Walter
[1860-1915] Son of Edwin Turner.

Born at Dapper House, Wheatley.

He was a dye house manager [1880].

On 15th December 1880, he married Sarah Hannah Leedham [1860-1914] in Halifax.


Sarah Hannah was born in Queensbury
 

Children:

  1. Florence [1882-1973] who married Henry Charles Aked
  2. Frank Ernest
  3. Arthur Leedham
  4. Annis Mary [1891-1966] who never married and left £881 to her nephew George Henry Nevil Aked
  5. Mabel [1894-1966] who married [1927] Harold William Ashby [1890-1966] (engineer) from Daventry
  6. Richard

The children were born in Dapper House.

The family lived at Dapper House.

The couple died at Dapper House: Sarah Hannah [] (aged 1914); Walter [20th April 1915]

Turner, Whiteley
[1866-1921] Born at Higgin Chamber, Sowerby.

Author of A Spring-Time Saunter, the classic book in which he describes the people, life and times of Luddenden Dean and the Brontë country

Turner, Wilfred
[1917-1940] Son of Martha Ann & John L. Turner of Southowram.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 4th October 1940 (aged 23).

He was buried at the St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France [S 4 S 28]

Turner, Rev William
[1786-1853] MA.

Born in Newcastle.

He was Minister at Northgate End Chapel [1829-1854] / a member of the Halifax Literary & Philosophical Society / a member of the Halifax Mechanics' Institute.

He wrote Lives of Eminent Unitarians [1840 & 1843], and published sermons and tracts, some signed VN [Vigilii Nepos].

Rev John Barling assisted him for some time.

He was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835].

He lived at 3 New Road, Halifax [1834, 1845].

The Leeds Mercury of 7th January 1854 reported that he died

Yesterday week, suddenly whilst sitting in his chair

There was a memorial to him in Northgate End Chapel.

See Partners in Halifax Commercial Banking Company and Halifax Literary & Philosophical Society

Turner, William
[1787-1872] He was a weaver [1845] / a weaver cloth woollen [1861]

He married Elizabeth Clay [1786-1846].

Children:

  1. Hannah who married James Habergham
  2. Jane [1818-1894] who married John Habergham


The 2 daughters married 2 sons of William Habergham
 

In 1861 & 1871, the widowed William was living with daughter Hannah, her husband James Habergham and family at Pickwood Scar

Turner, William
[1842-1881] Son of Thomas Turner.

Born in Southowram.

He was a nurseryman [1867] / an innkeeper at the Bee-hive, Halifax [1871, 1874, 1882]

In 1867, he married Alice Charnock.


Alice was the daughter of James Charnock
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1868-1935] who married Henry Davies Grime
  2. Janetta [b 1870]

The family lived at South View, Lightcliffe [where he died 1881].

Living with them [in 1881] was visitor Mrs Martha Jane Smithies [aged 30].

In 1901 & 1911, the widowed Alice was living with her daughter and son-in-law Henry Davies Grime

Turner, William Marshall
[1824-1877] Son of Ann & Robert Turner.

Born in Brighouse.

In 18??, he acquired the decoration business of Mr Waterhouse. Around 1877, the business passed to his son, John.

He published a collection of madrigals and glees

as sung by the Brighouse Glee & Madrigal Society

On 19th September 1847, he married Ann Walker [1822-1888] from Flockton, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Emma Louisa [1857-1935] who married John Edward Sutcliffe

He died in Brighouse [11th December 1877]

Turner, Willie
[1898-1917] Or William.

Son of Thomas Turner.

He was a member of Highroad Well Congregational Church & Boy Scouts / (possibly) educated at Crossley & Porter School / employed at Gaol Lane Picker Works.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 12th October 1917 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, on Norwood Green War Memorial, on Coley War Memorial, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

 

Turner surname

The Turner family of Sowerby




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