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Fiona Report 27 Oct 2012 21:56

Thanks for all your help Jan its a mine field. :-)


rootgatherer Report 27 Oct 2012 22:48

This may well be a complete red herring but I am wondering about this man?


Name: Sydney Robert Turner
Age in 1911: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Hill, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Deptford St Paul
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 98 Drakefell Road, New Cross, S E
Marital Status: Single
Registration district: Greenwich
Registration District Number: 28
Sub-registration district: Deptford South
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Piece: 2650
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Jerome Turner 54 Headmaster
Emily Turner Turner 55
Sydney Robert Turner 30
Guy Thomas Turner 20 Decorative designer
Robert Turner 87 Father

Births Dec 1880 TURNER Sydney Robert Reigate 2a 162

Sydney Robert Turner's occupation in 1950 at the time of his father's death is an architect.

Name: Henry Jerome Turner
Probate Date: 3 May 1951
Death Date: 19 Dec 1950
Death Place: Surrey, England
Registry: London, England

Name: Sydney Robert Turner
Birth Date: 17 Nov 1880
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1972
Age at Death: 91
Registration district: Sutton
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 5e
Page: 725

Any idea when your Henry Robert Turner died please?


mgnv Report 28 Oct 2012 02:51

Ontario births aren't public records for 97y - however, your hubby can apply for a b.cert with proof of his father's death - for details, see:

To apply, see:

The next (1921) Ontario census won't be released until 2014.


Potty Report 28 Oct 2012 10:34

Does the marriage cert give an occupation for Henry Robert's father?


ErikaH Report 27 Dec 2012 09:16