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Name: Ellen Turner

Burial Number: 1935

Gender: Female

Born: 23/05/1874

Died: 06/11/1966

Buried: 12/11/1966


Ellen Gertrude was born on 23rd May 1874 in Lewisham London to James Smith Hepburn and Ellen Gertrude Hepburn. James Smith Hepburn was a solicitor with the company – Hepburn Son and Cutcliffe, Cheapside. He was a member of the Curriers Company (this is one of the ancient livery companies of the city of London and is associated with the leather trade) and the Transvaal Exploring Land and Mineral company (mainly mining for gold)


Ellen married Edgar Passand Turner on the 1st March 1913 at St. Paul’s Church Worthing.

There is no record of any children being born.

Edgar died on 24th May 1918 at ‘Groombridge nursing Home’ Chaucer Road Worthing of a Tubercular disease of the hip and an operation for an abscess and general Tuberculosis.

In 1939 Ellen is living at 151 George V Avenue, she has a live in companion

By the time of her death on the 6th November 1966,  she is living at 35 Church Walk Worthing Sussex.

She left an estate of £7415 (approx. £130,000 in 2020), probate to Helen Mary Elizabeth Hepburn and Walter Frederick Searle Tapner (solicitor)

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 10 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): honest.dive.hopes

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Here rests Edgar Passand Turner born Feb 14th 1880 died May 24th 1918 "Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends" Also his wife Ellen Gertrude born May 23rd 1874 died Nov 6th 1966

Further Information


Name: Ellen Gertrude Turner

Gender: Female

Born: 23/05/1874

Town: Lewisham

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Hepburn

Marriage Date: 1/3/1913

Spouse First Name: Edgar

Spouse Second Name: Passand

Spouse Last Name: Turner

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/11/1966

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 20

Address line 3: Reigate Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £7415 s d

Current value of effects: £130000

Census Information


Addiscombe Lodge Worthing

Ellen Hepburn (Head) age 63,  Ellen Gertrude Hepburn (Stepdaughter?) age 36, Frances Hepburn (Daughter) age 24, Plus 1 nurse and 1 servant

Miscellaneous Information

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