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Jack Turner

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Angela

Angela Report 31 Oct 2019 21:14

Looking for living relatives or any information of the late Jack Turner. Born in Chester 1920s. Mothers name Annie Turner formerly Dunning d.o.b 02/03/1891. Fathers name Walter Turner. Jack Emigrated to Australia in the 1950s. Believed to have later moved to New Zealand. As a young boy, Jack lost an arm after being hit by a bus in his home town of Chester. Jack went on to raise a large family. I am aware that one of his children was named Chester Turner, born around 1965.

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 31 Oct 2019 21:46

He was born slightly earlier than you thought (Jack is short for John):-

First name(s) JOHN
Last name TURNER
Birth year 1918
Birth quarter 2
Registration month -
Mother's maiden name Dunning
District Chester
County Cheshire
Country England
Volume 8A
Page 556
Record set England & Wales Births 1837-2006
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records

Kath. x

Valerie

Valerie Report 1 Nov 2019 02:19

Hi

..there is also a 'Jack Turner' born Chester 1920 -married a Maureen Guest 1961.

Does this one fit?

Valerie

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 06:34

But if he moved to Australia in the 1950,s then had he married before he went

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 1 Nov 2019 10:22

The birth I posted for John Turner in 1918 has the correct mother's maiden name.

Kath. x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:02

There was quite a big family see freebmd for record

Last child born 1931

Annie is widowed by 1939 and has some of the children with her

Annie Turner's life in 1939
5 Unity Place, Chester C.B., Cheshire, England

name(s) DOB Sex Occupation Marital status Schedule Schedule Sub Number
Annie Turner 02 Mar 1892 Female Unpaid D Duties Widowed 30 1
Nellie Turner 01 Aug 1916 Female Gas Works Cleaner Single 30 2

The record for this person is officially closed. Can I get around this?

Arthur Turner 04 Jan 1925 Male Sartch? Works Laboure Single 30 4
Florence (A) Lynch (Turner) 09 May 1927 Female At School Single 30 5

The record for this person is officially closed. Can I get around this?

View first 5 occupants
Ref: RG101/3929E/005

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:05

Possible death

Deaths Mar 1936
Turner Walter 52 Chester 8a 577

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:08

Marriages Mar 1950
Lynch Harry Turner Chester 10a 372
Turner Florence A Lynch Chester 10a 372


One daughter born see FreeBMD

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:10

Florence Annie Lynch
Death Age: 44
Birth Date: 9 May 1927
Registration Date: Oct 1971
[Nov 1971]
[Dec 1971]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district: Runcorn
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 10a
Page: 1355


Daughter Nellie unmarried

Nellie Turner
Death Age: 31
Birth Date: abt 1916
Registration Date: Oct 1947
[Nov 1947]
[Dec 1947]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district: Chester
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 10a
Page: 203

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:26

Sadly Arthur died in ww2

Name: Arthur Turner
Age: 19
Birth Date: abt 1925
Death Date: 15 Jun 1944
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery Fr. 1058
Burial Country: France
Father: Walter Turner
Mother: Annie Turner
Regimental Number: 14561504
Region or Memorial: France

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 11:27

You may have to follow up on the other siblings to see if their are any living family that may have info on John/Jack turner

Angela

Angela Report 1 Nov 2019 19:19

Thanks thats fantastic. Annie and Walter Turner were my grandparents. The address is correct, they did have a large family sadly all now passed away, My mother was Joan Turner she also had a younger sister named Bet and older brothers Charlie, George, and Walter. I know my grandfather died when the youngest Bet was very young i would be interested in his cause of death. This is all new to me so any advise is greatly appreciated. Jack could of married before leaving leaving for Australia.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Nov 2019 22:15

You would need to get his death cert for its info on cause of death

Gro ref already posted

Valerie

Valerie Report 1 Nov 2019 23:26


Hi
Do you know WHERE his son Chester Turner was born 'roughly1965' ? (Aus/NZ?)
He may be easier to follow up.

Valerie

Valerie

Valerie Report 2 Nov 2019 07:29

Hi
Just found sad news of John Turner's (early) death. NSW BMD shows: ……
Reg.No 70944/1971
John Turner d 31/10/1971 age 53yrs 'late of Sadlier' son of Walter & Annie Turner.

Death notice was in 'Sydney Morning Herald' 2/11/1971.

The 'NSW State Library' (on-line) has an 'Ask a Librarian' service. They will check that newspaper death notice for John Turner (SMH 31/10/1971) - it should show family names etc.

NSW/BMD has a list of 'transcription agents' who will search that Reg.No. and send you details from death cert. (approx. $25). It should show his wife/chn's names etc.
('Joy Murrin' is one of the agents) (Cheaper than buying the cert.)

Hopefully there will be mention of 'Chester' - if so - 'Ask a Librarian' to check their NSW electoral rolls -which are current -up to present day. They should at least find entries for John Turner -up to 1971 and hopefully 'Chester' plus any other names mentioned.
(with compulsory voting here -we ALL have to be on the rolls from 2yrs after arrival)

Valerie
WAus

Valerie

Valerie Report 4 Nov 2019 01:09

PS
I have just emailed 'NSW State Library's 'Ask a Librarian' service -to check the SMH death notice (2/11/1971)- for family names etc.

Valerie
WAus

Valerie

Valerie Report 6 Nov 2019 07:29

Hi - I have just received copy of his newspaper death notice - showing lots of family names. He died in an accident. I will send a PM with my email address to exchange contact -I can 'forward' the newspaper details directly to you.
(info KINDLY sent from a volunteer on RYERSON's INDEX)

(I shall disregard 'NSW Library' ….fee $16.50!!)


Valerie
WAus

Angela

Angela Report 7 Nov 2019 21:57

Valerie i might be wrong with the name Chester was just going off what was wrote on the the back of photos.

Angie

Valerie

Valerie Report 8 Nov 2019 00:48

Ok Angela - seems likely just the 'place' name was on the photo.

The 'NSW Library' (Ask a Librarian' service) can trace those family names found (thanks to RYERSON's volunteer!)) - from latest/current electoral rolls. (Mission now accomplished!!?)

Valerie
WAus