William Turner


Son of William Turner and Sarah Smith, father of William Turner and husband of Ann Williams

William Turner was baptised in Newtown on 17th April 1825

William married Ann Williams on 30th September 1850 in the Parish Church of Llanllwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire, about one mile north east of Newtown - see Appendix WT8.1 for a copy of the certificate. William was of full age and his profession is recorded as a Servant, living in Canal Basin.  William signs his mark.

On the birth certificate of his son, William, dated 17th August 1853, his occupation is given as Labourer and he still signs his mark - he lived in Ladywell Street, Newtown, Wales.

According to the 1861 Census, the family were living in Crown Street, Newtown.  William, a Porter, was aged 36 and Ann, aged 34. William was born in Bettws, Montgomeryshire as was his wife, Ann. Children present, all born in Newtown, were:

Mary Ann Turner aged 8 and a Scholar

William Turner aged 7 and a Scholar

Elizabeth Turner aged 5

Jane Turner aged 2

According to the 1871 Census the family were living at Brown Street, Newtown.  William was aged 48 and a Brewers Assistant, while Ann, aged 42, was also a Brewers Assistant. The following children, all born in Newtown, were at home

William Turner aged 17 and an Apprentice Glazier

Elizabeth Turner aged 15 and a Scholar

Sarah Turner aged 9 and a Scholar

Martha Turner aged 7 and a Scholar

Edward Turner aged 4 and a Scholar

Emma Turner aged 4 and a Scholar

Mary J Turner aged 2

On the marriage certificate of his son, William, on 30th December 1875, his occupation is given as Brewer.

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